Advanced Computer Forensics Certification Courses
Presented by Trial Solutions, the Advanced Forensic Certification Courses are intensive hands on 3 & 4 day training courses in computer forensics that will teach you how to perform forensically sound computer imaging and analysis. We are located in Houston Texas.
Our advanced training courses in computer forensics are hardware-and-software independent and include using various commercial and open source tools. Real world computer forensic examples are reinforced by hands on practical exercises and exams.
The advanced forensics courses are intended for serious professional forensic investigators, law enforcement personnel, and security & network administrators that are responsible for the legal imaging, analysis, and classification of digital evidence left on computer hard drives and other devices with electronic data storage capabilities.
Upcoming 2009 Certification courses scheduled in Houston, TX on the following dates:
Advanced Digital Forensics Course Track
For those looking for a structured advanced training program and certifications, we offer a defined course track that becomes progressively more advanced with each level. Level 1 includes the CCE Bootcamp, which provides the foundation for forensically sound methods and procedures and then progresses to certification Levels 2 - 5, with Level 5E covering expert witness preparation and techniques for testifying in court. Our course track provides certification designations of Certified Computer Forensic Professional (CCFP) Level 1 - 5(E). An overview of each certification level is as follows:
» Level 1. CCE Bootcamp, including First Responder & Forensic Imaging training.
4½ day training course in computer forensics that will teach you how to perform forensically sound computer examinations and prepare you to take the CCE certification examination.
» Level 2. Windows Forensics - XP (In-depth Forensic Imaging & Analysis - includes open source validation tools) & Registry Analysis.
Three days of hands on training to locate and examine Recycle
Bin information, Metadata and OLE items, Link files, Thumbnail
files and other Windows artifacts. You will also learn the
forensic value of windows system and registry files
such as the NTUSER.DAT, SAM, SYSTEM, SECURITY and SOFTWARE
files. This class also focuses on how to gain access to protected
operating system files and files that have been encrypted
with the Microsoft Encrypting File System (EFS).
» Level 3. Password Cracking, Applied Decryption
& Steganography (Includes Distributed Network Attack (DNA)
Students will also receive instruction on the use of Distributed Network Attacks and Rainbow Tables.
» Level 4. Network & Internet Forensics - Imaging live mail servers (Exchange), file servers & RAID drives. Includes collecting and analyzing log data from routers, file walls and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS).
In this class you will receive hands on training to locate and examine internet and network related artifacts stored on a computer as well as collection of live servers. The course will cover:
» Level 5. PDA and Cell Phone Forensics - includes Blackberry imaging and analysis.
This class covers the fundamentals of PDA and cell phones
such as RIM Blackberry, Palm, Windows CE,
and common cellular handsets as well as a basic understanding
of SIM cards. Students will
An in-depth instruction of PDA and cellular phone topics include:
» Level 5E. Computer Forensic Expert Witness Course.
This class covers the fundamentals of developing and presenting computer evidence testimony in court.
Please note that the course topics might change slightly due to tool updates, etc.
We provide all computer hardware and software so that onsite training is easily accommodated. Minimum course fees apply.
Courses taught in our Houston facility are a state-of-the-art computer classroom setting at the Northwest Forest Conference Center in Houston, TX. (Cypress Software Training Room)
Accommodations are available from $125 (plus tax) per night on the Northwest Forest Training Campus, which is a corporate retreat facility located in a quiet Houston suburb and offers an array of complimentary indoor and outdoor activities for guests.
Please contact us if you would like to be notified when the course schedules are released.
Trial Solutions through a strategic alliance with McCann Global, a Houston based investigation company (License Number: C15690), provides computer forensic examination in Texas.
Reservations for the Advanced Forensics Courses are on a first come first serve basis. Onsite training courses are also available. For information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-462-6464.