Digital Forensic Techniques & Investigative Approaches

  • 14 Videos | 1h 3m 40s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
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In this 14-video course, learners can explore digital forensics best practices and techniques and how they relate to investigations, data integrity, proper evidence handling, and legal privacy considerations. To begin, study an overview of digital forensics, and different types of forensics including computer, mobile, network, vehicle, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Learn how to differentiate between criminal, civil, and intellectual property investigations, and examine a typical methodology or investigative approach, including preservation, collection, examination, analysis, and presentation in court. Explore procedures to properly establish and maintain chain of custody; recognize best practices and considerations when working with digital evidence, and examine the roles of forensic laboratories and hardware and software tools. Learn how to recognize legal considerations, including search warrants and privacy considerations; delve into challenges of working with cloud computing environments; and recognize how viruses and other malware work. Learn the importance of ethical decision making related to digital forensic work, and approaches and techniques used when working with live or volatile data. The exercise involves applying digital forensic best practices.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    provide an overview of digital forensics
    recognize the different types of forensics including computer, mobile, network, vehicle, and IoT
    differentiate between criminal, civil, and intellectual property investigations
    describe a typical methodology or investigative approach, including preservation, collection, examination, analysis, and presentation in court
    describe the procedure to properly establish and maintain chain of custody
    recognize best practices and considerations when working with digital evidence
  • describe the role of forensic laboratories and hardware and software tools
    recognize legal considerations including search warrants and privacy considerations
    describe challenges of working with cloud computing environments
    recognize how viruses and other malware work
    recognize the importance of ethical decision making related to digital forensic work
    describe approaches and techniques used when working with live or volatile data, such as confirming if encryption is in use and acquiring system memory
    use digital forensics best practices and techniques

IN THIS COURSE

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