This hands-on course is geared towards forensic investigators with 6+ months experience in forensic case work with a basic understanding of Microsoft data structures.
To gain the maximum benefit from this course, you should meet or exceed the following requirements:
Read and understand the English language
Have attended basic digital forensic training
Have previous investigative experience in forensic case work
Be familiar with the Microsoft Windows environment and data recovery concepts
The course will follow adult learning principles through training aids such as presentations, diagrams and practical instructor lead examples. Each artifact covered will be presented in either one or two 50 minute sessions followed by review questions. Students will be given the opportunity throughout the course to ask questions and discuss objectives covered in more detail. Throughout each day students will have practical exercises to work on in order to reinforce the topics with a final practical at the culmination of the training.
The course will be structured as follows:
Introduction and Tools Used on the Course
Introductions by the course instructor and students
An overview of the tools that will be utilized in the course for demonstrations and student practical exercises. References may be made to commercial products in addition to tools that are free and in the public domain to be utilized during the course.