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Digital Forensics Examiner Program

Acronym
DF-E
Length
10 Training Days
Locations Offered

Description

The Digital Forensics Examiner Program (DF-E), formerly Seized Computer Evidence Recovery Specialist (SCERS), is a ten (10) day training program which teaches fundamental forensic analysis techniques for the following operating systems: Microsoft Windows, iOS, and Android. Students will conduct RAM capture analysis and will evaluate and document social media artifacts. At the conclusion of this two-week program, the training participant will have demonstrated, through the successful completion of a practical exercise, that he/she has a functional knowledge of Forensic Analysis of Digital Data in a Windows Environment. The objectives will be addressed through lecture, discussion, labs and practical exercise, and demonstrations of relevant techniques.

Prerequisites

Applicant must be a law enforcement officer/agent, Direct Law Enforcement Support Personnel (DLESP) or employees of a federal, state, local, tribal or international agency that conducts functions directly related to a law enforcement or Department of Homeland Security (DHS) mission. Applicant must have successfully completed Digital Forensics Investigator 2 (DFI-2), or equivalent. Applicant should have experience with Microsoft Windows OS and the forensic imaging process, as we will be examining previously acquired evidence files.

Required Training Materials

None.

Program Syllabus/Curriculum

  • Cell Phone Investigations.
  • Data Acquisition.
  • How Cell Phones Work.
  • Cell Phone Technology.
  • Mapping Software.
  • Cellular Forensics Software.
  • External Media collection/imaging/reporting.
  • Identifying legal issues in mobile forensics.
     

 

Program Contact Info

Glynco: (912) 267-3447

Program Registration