Basic Digital Media Forensics is an in-depth course which covers the beginning level
information needed to understand the forensic process and start conducting forensic
examinations on digital media. This course covers file systems used by the Windows
operating system, structure of digital media, the imaging process, an introduction
to automated forensic tools, Windows operating system artifacts, and case reporting.
This course combines all facets of the learning process: lecture and presentation,
instructor-led demonstration, and hands-on practical exercises. There is a final
exercise and examination.
Students are encouraged to have a strong working knowledge of Windows. A+ Certification
or strong IT background is beneficial; a logical thought process and a willingness
to learn is essential.
- Forensic Methodology
- Acquisition and Digital Media
- File Systems and Partition Structure
- Automated Forensic Tools
- Windows Forensics
- Case Reporting and Testing