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ADF Triage Investigator


ADF Solutions digital forensic experts designed the Triage-Investigator Certified User Training as online learning to equip non-technical investigators with the knowledge and skills they need to use Triage-Investigator to perform forensic triage to collect and extract evidence from computers and digital media. The class is self paced. Learners typically take approximately 8 hours to successfully complete the exercises and the final certification exam.  

Learn how to collect digital evidence beginning on-scene or in the lab. Taught by Rich Frawley, ADF's digital forensic expert and law enforcement veteran, students will learn how to get started with Triage-Investigator, operate the digital forensic software, analyze and interpret the evidence and forensic results, and finish with a comprehensive report.

This self-paced course contains a combination of lectures, videos, hands-on exercises, knowledge checks, and tests. A passing grade is required to obtain the ADF Triage-Investigator Certified User Certificate.


  • Introductions and getting started with Triage-Investigator

  • Terminology

  • Triage and field use cases

  • Preserving digital evidence and the boot process

  • Installation and preparing a collection key

  • Introduction to the Triage-Investigator user interface

  • Using a collection key to extract digital evidence

  • Case Study 1: Screen, layouts and controls

  • Case Study 2: Live scans and analysis

  • Case Study 3: Reporting

  • Case Study 4: Desktop scans and fraud case analysis

  • Importing Search Profiles 

  • Final Exam 

Triage-Investigator online training is a Digital First Responder® Training class recommended for Field Investigators, Digital Media Investigators, Field  Intelligence Agents and Military Field Operators performing Sensitive Site Exploitation. 


Duration - 8 hours

Available on demand

Dates & Locations

  • Available On Demand

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