Lead Forensics Examiner

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

Lead Forensics Examiner Course Overview:

The Lead Computer Forensics Examiner training provides professionals with the necessary expertise to conduct Computer Forensics processes and obtain reliable digital evidence. The course covers fundamental principles and best practices for evidence recovery and analysis. Participants learn core skills for data collection and analysis from Windows, Mac OS X, Linux operating systems, and mobile devices. Upon completion, candidates can take the exam and earn the “PECB Certified Lead Computer Forensics Examiner” credential, showcasing their ability to lead advanced forensic investigations and conduct analysis, reporting, and evidence acquisition effectively.

Intended Audience:

  • Computer Forensics specialists
  • Computer Forensics consultants
  • Cybersecurity professionals
  • Cyber intelligence analysts
  • Electronic data analysts
  • Specialists in computer evidence recovery
  • Professionals working or interested in law enforcement
  • Professionals seeking to advance their knowledge in Computer Forensics analysis
  • Information Security team members
  • Information technology expert advisors
  • Individuals responsible for examining media to extract and disclose data
  • IT Specialists

Learning Objectives of Lead Forensics Examiner:

  • Advanced Understanding of Digital Forensics: Develop an in-depth understanding of digital forensics principles, techniques, and methodologies.
  • Overview of Digital Forensics Frameworks: Familiarize yourself with established digital forensics frameworks and standards, such as those provided by organizations like the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations: Understand the legal and ethical considerations in digital forensics, including the proper handling and preservation of digital evidence.
  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Lead Forensics Examiner: Learn about the specific roles and responsibilities of a lead forensics examiner, including team leadership, case management, and coordination with stakeholders.
  • Evidence Collection and Preservation: Gain expertise in the proper collection and preservation of digital evidence to maintain its integrity and admissibility in legal proceedings.
  • Digital Forensics Tools and Technologies: Familiarize yourself with advanced digital forensics tools and technologies used in the examination of various digital devices and storage media.
  • Incident Response and Investigation: Develop skills in conducting incident response and investigations, including the ability to analyze and reconstruct digital incidents.
  • Data Recovery Techniques: Learn advanced data recovery techniques to retrieve information from damaged or inaccessible digital storage media.
  • Advanced Analysis of Digital Evidence: Explore advanced analysis methods for examining digital evidence, including file carving, timeline analysis, and forensic artifact identification.
  • Network Forensics: Understand the principles of network forensics, including the analysis of network traffic, logs, and communication patterns.
  • Mobile Device Forensics: Gain expertise in conducting forensics examinations on mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets.
  • Report Writing and Documentation: Develop skills in writing comprehensive and legally defensible reports detailing the findings of digital forensic examinations.
  • Expert Witness Testimony: Understand the requirements and expectations for providing expert witness testimony in legal proceedings.
  • Continuous Professional Development: Emphasize the importance of continual learning and staying updated with evolving digital forensics techniques and technologies.
  • Team Leadership and Communication: Develop leadership and communication skills to effectively lead a digital forensics team, collaborate with other professionals, and communicate findings to non-technical stakeholders.

Day 1: Introduction to Incident Response and Computer Forensics concepts.

Day 2: Prepare and lead a Computer Forensics investigation.

Day 3: Analysis and management of digital artifacts.

Day 4: Case Presentation & Trial Simulation.

Day 5: Certification Exam.

Lead Forensics Examiner Course Prerequisites:

Knowledge on Computer Forensics. 

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Training Exclusives

This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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