Digital Forensic Analyst (DFA)

Fees: Rs 12000.00 for Indian residents

Eligibility: 12th passed out

Duration: 25 Hrs

Score at least 70% to pass this course

The term cyber-crime no longer refers only to hackers/ crackers and other external attackers.  Almost all every case of financial fraud or employee misuse involves or data theft a very strong element of digital-based evidence.

Digital and Cyber Forensic Basics– Introduction to Computers, Software, Hardware, Classification, Computer Input-Output Devices, Internet, Networking, Computer Storage, Cell Phone / Mobile Forensics, Computer Ethics and Application Programs, Cyber Forensic Basics- Introduction to Cyber Forensics, Storage Fundamentals, File System Concepts, Data Recovery, Operating System Software and Basic Terminology, Data Recovery Procedures and Ethics, Preserve and safely handle original media, Document a “Chain of Custody (CoC)”, Complete timeline analysis of computer files based on file creation, file modification and file access, Introduction to Encase Forensic Edition, Forensic Tool Kit (FTK) etc, Use computer forensics software tools to cross-validate findings in computer evidence-related cases.

Cyber Crimes and Cyber Laws– Introduction to IT laws & Cyber Crimes – Internet, Hacking, Cracking, Viruses, Virus Attacks, Pornography, Software Piracy, Intellectual property, Legal System of Information Technology, Social Engineering, Mail Bombs, Bug Exploits, and Cyber Security etc…

Cyber Forensics Investigation– Introduction to Cyber Forensic Investigation, Investigation Tools, eDiscovery, Digital Evidence Collection, Evidence Preservation, E-Mail Investigation, E-Mail Tracking, IP Tracking, E-Mail Recovery, Encryption and Decryption methods, Search and Seizure of Computers, Recovering deleted evidence, Password Cracking, Introduction to Cyber Security, etc…

 The Life of a Digital Forensic Analyst

The career of Digital Forensic Analyst (DFA) comes with many titles such as digital forensic examiner and computer forensic detective. Regardless of title, these professionals are in charge of the proper handling of all digital media involved in criminal cases. Another option for a career as a computer forensic analyst is within the business sector and involves finance management, economics, and market analysis.

Day-to-Day Job Duties of a Digital Forensic Analyst

The job duties of a Digital Forensic Analyst will vary, depending on the area chosen to work in. Most often, a computer forensic analyst will find their job requirements to include recovering deleted emails, recovering data that has been deleted or encrypted, and uncovering passwords. The data that is recovered through these techniques will then be used by law enforcement officials to help with on-going investigations. Depending on the type of evidence that is recovered, the data may also be used as evidence in court.

Key Benefits of course

This program addresses the key questions of:

  • What should one do when there is a suspicion of a computer-based crime?
  • What tools and techniques are most likely to yield the right set of clues?
  • Demonstration of the worlds’ leading forensics tool