BDRA Class List

Cybercop 101 - Basic Data Recovery and Acquisition

This 3 day course was designed for criminal investigators, prosecutors, or support staff whose duties include the investigation and prosecution of high-technology crimes and the seizure of electronic evidence. It teaches the fundamentals of computer operations and hardware function, and how to protect, preserve and image digital evidence. This class will introduce participants to the unique skills, best practices and methodologies necessary to assist in the investigation and prosecution of computer crime.

The course includes presentations and hands-on instruction on such topics as partitioning, data storage, hardware and software write blockers, the boot up & shutdown processes, live imaging, encryption detection, and duplicate imaging best practices.

This course is designed for individuals who already possess a good understanding of computers and common software applications. It utilizes common computer forensic applications, currently used in the field by experienced practitioners.

PREREQUISITES: Each student registering for this class will be checked to ensure they have taken the required training: Cyber-Investigation 100 - ISEE  (either classroom or online) and the online training Basic Computer Skills. An email will be sent upon registration confirmation if these have not been completed directing the student to each online training.

There are 9 BDRA classes currently scheduled.
Wed, Jan 13, 2016 3 Days Irving Police & Fire Academy
2603 Esters Road
Irving, TX 75062
Wed, Jan 20, 2016 3 Days Ft. Bend Child Advocacy Center
5403 Avenue North
Rosenberg, TX 77471
Wed, Jan 27, 2016 3 Days Ed Chance Courthouse Annex
Suite 200
1520 Lake Front Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380
Wed, Feb 10, 2016 3 Days NW3C
Suite 2100
5000 Nasa Boulevard
Fairmont, WV 26554
Wed, Mar 02, 2016 3 Days Montgomery County Police Department
9710 Great Seneca Highway
Rockville, MD 20850
Wed, May 25, 2016 3 Days Marshall University Forensics Science Center
1401 Forensic Science Drive
Huntington, WV 25701
Wed, Jul 13, 2016 3 Days Georgetown Police Department
Public Safety Training & Operations Center
3500 DB Wood Road
Georgetown, TX 78628
Wed, Jul 20, 2016 3 Days Forensic Science Institute
801 East 2nd Street
Edmond, OK 73034
Wed, Jul 27, 2016 3 Days Manchester Police Department
239 Middle Turnpike East
Manchester, CT 06040

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Forensics Tool Testing

National Institute of Standards and Technology

In an effort to enhance its support for law enforcement at the state and local level, NW3C participates in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Computer Forensics Tool Testing (CFTT) steering committee.

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Phone:   (877) 628-7674


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