EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) v10.0

Every crime leaves a digital footprint, and you need the skills to track those footprints. In this course, students will learn to unravel these pieces of evidence, decode them and report them. From decoding a hack to taking legal action against the perpetrators, they will become an active respondent in times of cyber-breaches.

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Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will possess the skills needed to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of computer forensics
  • Understand the computer forensic investigation process
  • Describe in detail different types of hard disks and file systems
  • Understand data acquisition and duplication
  • Counteract anti-forensic techniques
  • Leverage forensic skills in Windows, Linux, and Mac
  • Investigate web attacks
  • Understand dark web forensics
  • Deploy forensic techniques for databases, cloud, and networks
  • Investigate email crimes including malware
  • Perform forensics in mobile and IoT environments

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Computer Forensics in Today’s World
  • 1.1. Understand the Fundamentals of Computer Forensics
  • 1.2. Understand Cybercrimes and their Investigation Procedures
  • 1.3. Understand Digital Evidence
  • 1.4. Understand Forensic Readiness, Incident Response and the Role of SOC (Security
  • Operations Center) in Computer Forensics
  • 1.5. Identify the Roles and Responsibilities of a Forensic Investigator
  • 1.6. Understand the Challenges Faced in Investigating Cybercrimes
  • 1.7. Understand Legal Compliance in Computer Forensics
  • 2 - Computer Forensics Investigation Process
  • 2.1. Understand the Forensic Investigation Process and its Importance
  • 2.2. Understand the Pre-investigation Phase
  • 2.3. Understand First Response
  • 2.4. Understand the Investigation Phase
  • 2.5. Understand the Post-investigation Phase
  • 3 - Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems
  • 3.1. Describe Different Types of Disk Drives and their Characteristics
  • 3.2. Explain the Logical Structure of a Disk
  • 3.3. Understand Booting Process of Windows, Linux and Mac Operating Systems
  • 3.4. Understand Various File Systems of Windows, Linux and Mac Operating Systems
  • 3.5. Examine File System Using Autopsy and The Sleuth Kit Tools
  • 3.6 Understand Storage Systems
  • 3.7. Understand Encoding Standards and Hex Editors
  • 3.8. Analyze Popular File Formats Using Hex Editor
  • 4 - Data Acquisition and Duplication
  • 4.1. Understand Data Acquisition Fundamentals
  • 4.2. Understand Data Acquisition Methodology
  • 4.3. Prepare an Image File for Examination
  • 5 - Defeating Anti-forensics Techniques
  • 5.1. Understand Anti-forensics Techniques
  • 5.2. Discuss Data Deletion and Recycle Bin Forensics
  • 5.3. Illustrate File Carving Techniques and Ways to Recover Evidence from Deleted Partitions
  • 5.4. Explore Password Cracking/Bypassing Techniques
  • 5.5. Detect Steganography, Hidden Data in File System Structures, Trail Obfuscation, and File Extension Mismatch
  • 5.6. Understand Techniques of Artifact Wiping, Overwritten Data/Metadata Detection, and Encryption
  • 5.7. Detect Program Packers and Footprint Minimizing Techniques
  • 5.8. Understand Anti-forensics Countermeasures
  • 6 - Windows Forensics
  • 6.1. Collect Volatile and Non-volatile Information
  • 6.2. Perform Windows Memory and Registry Analysis
  • 6.3. Examine the Cache, Cookie and History Recorded in Web Browsers
  • 6.4. Examine Windows Files and Metadata
  • 6.5. Understand ShellBags, LNK Files, and Jump Lists
  • 6.6. Understand Text-based Logs and Windows Event Logs
  • 7 - Linux and Mac Forensics
  • 7.1. Understand Volatile and Non-volatile Data in Linux
  • 7.2. Analyze Filesystem Images Using The Sleuth Kit
  • 7.3. Demonstrate Memory Forensics Using Volatility & PhotoRec
  • 7.4. Understand Mac Forensics
  • 8 - Network Forensics
  • 8.1. Understand Network Forensics
  • 8.2. Explain Logging Fundamentals and Network Forensic Readiness
  • 8.3. Summarize Event Correlation Concepts
  • 8.4. Identify Indicators of Compromise (IoCs) from Network Logs
  • 8.5. Investigate Network Traffic
  • 8.6. Perform Incident Detection and Examination with SIEM Tools
  • 8.7. Monitor and Detect Wireless Network Attacks
  • 9 - Investigating Web Attacks
  • 9.1. Understand Web Application Forensics
  • 9.2. Understand Internet Information Services (IIS) Logs
  • 9.3. Understand Apache Web Server Logs
  • 9.4. Understand the Functionality of Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
  • 9.5. Understand the Functionality of Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  • 9.6. Investigate Web Attacks on Windows-based Servers
  • 9.7. Detect and Investigate Various Attacks on Web Applications
  • 10 - Dark Web Forensics
  • 10.1. Understand the Dark Web
  • 10.2. Determine How to Identify the Traces of Tor Browser during Investigation
  • 10.3. Perform Tor Browser Forensics
  • 11 - Database Forensics
  • 11.1. Understand Database Forensics and its Importance
  • 11.2. Determine Data Storage and Database Evidence Repositories in MSSQL Server
  • 11.3. Collect Evidence Files on MSSQL Server
  • 11.4. Perform MSSQL Forensics
  • 11.5. Understand Internal Architecture of MySQL and Structure of Data Directory
  • 11.6. Understand Information Schema and List MySQL Utilities for Performing Forensic Analysis
  • 11.7. Perform MySQL Forensics on WordPress Web Application Database
  • 12 - Cloud Forensics
  • 12.1. Understand the Basic Cloud Computing Concepts
  • 12.2. Understand Cloud Forensics
  • 12.3. Understand the Fundamentals of Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • 12.4. Determine How to Investigate Security Incidents in AWS
  • 12.5. Understand the Fundamentals of Microsoft Azure
  • 12.6. Determine How to Investigate Security Incidents in Azure
  • 12.7. Understand Forensic Methodologies for Containers and Microservices
  • 13 - Investigating Email Crimes
  • 13.1. Understand Email Basics
  • 13.2. Understand Email Crime Investigation and its Steps
  • 13.3. U.S. Laws Against Email Crime
  • 14 - Malware Forensics
  • 14.1. Define Malware and Identify the Common Techniques Attackers Use to Spread Malware
  • 14.2. Understand Malware Forensics Fundamentals and Recognize Types of Malware Analysis
  • 14.3. Understand and Perform Static Analysis of Malware
  • 14.4. Analyze Suspicious Word and PDF Documents
  • 14.5. Understand Dynamic Malware Analysis Fundamentals and Approaches
  • 14.6. Analyze Malware Behavior on System Properties in Real-time
  • 14.7. Analyze Malware Behavior on Network in Real-time
  • 14.8. Describe Fileless Malware Attacks and How they Happen
  • 14.9. Perform Fileless Malware Analysis - Emotet
  • 15 - Mobile Forensics
  • 15.1. Understand the Importance of Mobile Device Forensics
  • 15.2. Illustrate Architectural Layers and Boot Processes of Android and iOS Devices
  • 15.3. Explain the Steps Involved in Mobile Forensics Process
  • 15.4. Investigate Cellular Network Data
  • 15.5. Understand SIM File System and its Data Acquisition Method
  • 15.6. Illustrate Phone Locks and Discuss Rooting of Android and Jailbreaking of iOS Devices
  • 15.7. Perform Logical Acquisition on Android and iOS Devices
  • 15.8. Perform Physical Acquisition on Android and iOS Devices
  • 15.9. Discuss Mobile Forensics Challenges and Prepare Investigation Report
  • 16 - IoT Forensics
  • 16.1. Understand IoT and IoT Security Problems
  • 16.2. Recognize Different Types of IoT Threats
  • 16.3. Understand IoT Forensics
  • 16.4. Perform Forensics on IoT Devices
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    The CHFI course will benefit:

    Police and other laws enforcement personnel

    Defense and Military personnel

    e-Business Security professionals

    Systems administrators

    Legal professionals

    Banking, Insurance and other professionals

    Government agencies

    EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) v10.0

    $3,495
    Course Length : 5 Days
     

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