This training is intended for U.S. Criminal Justice
Practitioners. Please register using your agency-issued email.
This course introduces the information and techniques law enforcement personnel
need to safely and methodically collect and preserve digital evidence at
a crime scene in a forensically-sound manner. Topics include recognizing potential
sources of digital evidence, planning and executing a digital evidence-based
seizure, and the preservation, collection, documentation, and transfer of digital
Key concepts covered in this course include:
• Preparation for incident
• Identification of relevant sources
of digital evidence
• Proper collection of
• Legal and
valid preservation of digital evidence
complete this course and pass the post test are eligible for 1.0 point toward
the 3CE certification.
This course has been certified by IADLEST as
part of the National Certification Program.
All classes are subject
to cancellation up to 45 days before the start of class if the minimum class
registration threshold is not met.
a BYOD (bring your own device) course. You will use
your own laptop computer for all in-class exercises.
The hands-on practical exercises are intensive,
critical to understanding the material being taught, and required to
successfully complete the class. If your computer hardware does not meet the
mandatory requirements listed below, your experience in taking the class will be
less than ideal and may also impact other students while the instructors take
time to troubleshoot hardware and software problems.
Mandatory Operating System
•Operating system.Your computer
must be running Microsoft Windows 10 or macOS v10.12 or later. Make sure your
operating system is fully updated prior to class.
tablets are prohibited.
• Local administrator access is required.
If you do not have administrative rights, you will not be able to
successfully complete the class. Prior to class, please check with your IT
department to install the required software.
• Disconnect your VPN .
Disconnect your work virtual private network (VPN). Being connected to the
Internet through a VPN can block access to the virtual lab
Workspace App. Required to access
our virtual lab environment and to complete the required hands-on practical
• Google Chrome. The recommended browser to
launch our virtual lab environment.
Meetings. Required to enter our live online training
environment, Webex Training Center.
• Webex Chrome Extension. Required to launch our
live online training environment, Webex Training Center, and works hand-in-hand
with the Webex Meetings application.
*Your attendance at this course is conditional upon your
compliance with CDC, state, and local guidance regarding COVID-19 prevention.
While CDC, state, and local guidance is designed to reduce the rate of COVID-19
infections, nothing can eliminate your risk of contracting COVID-19 or one of
its variants. By attending this class, you acknowledge that you understand and
are assuming the risk of contracting COVID-19. Due to the rapidly changing
nature of COVID-19 guidance, infection rates, and safety standards, this class
may be rescheduled or cancelled on short