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Computer Forensics - Foundation

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Become acquainted with the best practices for implementing and managing Computer Forensics processes

This course enables the participants to learn about the best practices for implementing and managing Computer Forensics processes as specified in the forensics certification. Participants will gain a basic understanding of fundamental computer forensics used to implement the forensics evidence recovery and analytical processes..
Who should attend?
•    Members of a Computer Forensics team
•    Computer Forensics Professionals wanting to gain a comprehensive knowledge of the main processes of Computer Forensics
•    Staff involved in the implementation of Computer Forensics
•    Technicians involved in operations related to Computer Forensics

Learning objectives
•    To understand the implementation of a Computer Forensics process
•    To understand the relationship between Computer Forensics and the compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders in an organization
•    To know the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques allowing to effectively manage a Computer Forensics process
•    To acquire the necessary Knowledge to contribute in implementing Computer Forensics processes

Course Agenda
Day 1: Introduction to Computer Forensics

•    Introduction to the main concepts of Computer Forensics
•    Introduction to management systems and the process approach
•    Fundamental principles of Computer Forensics
•    Implementation phases of a Computer Forensics framework
•    Continual improvement of a Computer Forensics process

Day 2: Implementing Computer Forensics controls
•    Principles and design of Computer Forensics controls
•    Documentation of a Computer Forensics environment
•    Monitoring and reviewing the Computer Forensics controls
•    Examples of  implementation of Computer Forensics controls based on best practices

Day 3: Certification Exam


Educational approach
This training is based on both theory and practice:

•    Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
•    Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
•    Practice test similar to the certification exam
•    To benefit from the practical exercises, the number of training participants is limited

Examination and Certification
•    The “PECB Certified Lead Forensics Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
•    Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of Computer Forensics
•    Domain 2: Implementation of a Computer Forensics process

•    The “PECB Certified Lead Forensics Foundation” exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
•    Duration: 1 hour
•    For more information, refer to PECB section on PECB Certified Lead Forensics Foundation Exam
•    A certificate of “PECB Certified Lead Forensics Foundation” will be issued to participants who successfully passed the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to this credential

 General Information
•    Certification fees are included in the exam price
•    A student manual containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
•    A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participant
•    In case of failure of the exam, participants are allowed to retake the exam for free under certain conditions

For more, please visit PECB.

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