ICAC-DF101 Basic Digital Forensic Analysis  (4 Days)


Albuquerque, NM
Mon 01/06/2020 - Thu 01/09/2020
8:00am-5:00pm
Albuquerque Police Academy

5412 2nd St NW
Classroom E – South Portable Building
Albuquerque, NM 87107

This course is funded through OJJDP. To register for this class, you must be affiliated with an ICAC Task Force. Furthermore, you must agree to comply with the Best Practices and Standards established by ICAC. If you have any questions about the ICAC Best Practices and Standards, please contact your ICAC commander.

Course description
This course provides the fundamental knowledge and skills required to preview and acquire images in a forensically sound manner of the most commonly encountered forms of digital evidence (Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS-based computers, external storage devices, and Android and iOS-based mobile devices).  Presentations and hands-on practical exercises cover topics on storage media and how data is stored, firmware interfaces (BIOS, UEFI), the previewing process, live and dead-box previewing, the forensic acquisition process, tool validation, hardware and software write blockers, forensic image formats, and multiple forensic acquisition methods.  Students will use third party tools, both free and commercial, that are currently used by practitioners in the field.

Recommended skills
This course is intended for law enforcement personnel with a solid understanding of computers and common software applications.

NW3C recommends that students complete the following courses before registering for Basic Digital Forensic Analysis.

Cancellation
All classes are subject to cancellation up to 45 days before the start of class if the minimum class registration threshold is not met.

Class Fee: $0
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