Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

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Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

Course Overview

CHFI v9 covers detailed methodological approach to computer forensic and evidence analysis. It provides the necessary skillset for identification of intruder’s footprints and gathering necessary evidence for its prosecution. All major tools and theories used by cyber forensic industry are covered in the curriculum. 

The certification can fortify the applied knowledge level of law enforcement personnel, system administrators, security officers, defense and military personnel, legal professionals, bankers, computer and network security professionals, and anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network and digital investigations.


Anyone interested in cyber forensics/investigations 

Attorneys, legal consultants, and lawyers 

Law enforcement officers 

Police officers 

Federal/ government agents 

Defense and military 

Detectives/ investigators 

Incident response team members 

Information security managers 

Network defenders 

IT professionals, IT directors/ managers 

System/network engineers 

Security analyst/ architect/ auditors/ consultants

IT/forensics professionals with basic knowledge on IT/cyber security, computer forensics, and incident response.

Prior completion of CEH training would be an advantage. 

Module 1. Computer Forensics in Today’s World

Module 2. Computer Forensics Investigation Process

Module 3. Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems

Module 4. Data Acquisition and Duplication

Module 5. Defeating Anti-Forensics Techniques

Module 6. Operating System Forensics

Module 7. Network Forensics

Module 8. Investigating Web Attacks

Module 9. Database Forensics

Module 10. Cloud Forensics

Module 11. Malware Forensics

Module 12. Investigating Email Crimes

Module 13. Mobile Forensics

Module 14. Forensics Report Writing and Presentation