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Certificate in Digital Forensic Expert

Crime has changed its nature and number of cyber-crimes are on a rise. A Digital Forensics Expert certification course is the right choice for all those who want to understand the deep nature of cyber-crimes, frauds, and how to extract digital evidences using sophisticated forensic tools and investigative techniques.

50 + Hours Course Duration
20 Hours Theory Sessions
30 hours Practicals

With the world moving towards digitization cyber-attacks, hacking, and frauds are very common news today. Our Digital Forensic Expert course is specially created for professionals dealing with cyber-crimes or government personnel concerned with integrity of network infrastructure. Learn the process of cyber-crime investigation, related laws, gathering evidence, digital examination process, electronic crime, and digital evidence considerations according to the crime category.

What you will learn?

  • Stay proficient in forensic, response and reverse engineering skills, keep abreast of emerging technologies, software and methodologies
  • Conduct data breach and security incident investigations
  • Recover and examine data fromcomputers and electronic storagedevices
  • Identify additional systems/networks compromised by cyber attacks
  • Advise law enforcement on the credibility of acquired data

Who should take this course?

  • Professionals working with agencies dealing with cyber- crime investigation
  • Security experts working in IT sectors
  • Individuals keen on pursuing a career in this domain
    • Cyber Forensics
    • Cyber Crime
    • Cyber Crime Investigation
    • Reporting a Cyber Crime

    Objective : Basics of Digital Cyber Forensics and computer forensics

    • Investigating Computer Crime
    • Steps to Prepare for a Computer Forensics Investigation
    • Computer Forensics Investigation Methodology
    • Obtain Search Warrant
    • Evaluate and Secure the Scene
    • Collect the Evidence
    • Secure the Evidence
    • Acquire the Data
    • Analyze the Data
    • Assess Evidence and Case
    • Prepare the Final Report

    Objective : Cyber Forensics investigation types and methodology as well as know how to find and collect Digital Evidences

    • Digital Data
    • Types of Digital Data
    • Rules of Evidence
    • Electronic Devices: Types and Collecting Potential Evidence
    • Evidence Acquisition
    • Evidence Assessment
    • Digital Evidence Examination Process
    • Electronic Crime and Digital Evidence Consideration by Crime Category

    Objective : Digital Evidence capturing and handling procedures

    • Cyber Laws
    • Effects and area of application
    • Chain of custody procedure

    Objective : Indian Cyber laws which are mandatory to proceed with cyber forensics

    • Computer Forensics Lab
    • Planning for a Forensics Lab
    • Budget Allocation for a Forensics Lab
    • Physical Location Needs of a Forensics Lab
    • Structural Design Considerations
    • Environmental Conditions
    • Electrical Needs
    • Communication Needs
    • Work Area of a Computer Forensics Lab
    • Ambience of a Forensics Lab
    • Ambience of a Forensics Lab: Ergonomics
    • Physical Security Recommendations
    • Fire-Suppression Systems
    • Evidence Locker Recommendations
    • Computer Forensic Investigator
    • Computer Forensic Investigator
    • Lab Director
    • Forensics Lab Licensing Requisite
    • Features of the Laboratory Imaging System
    • Technical Specification of the Laboratory-??asked Imaging System
    • Forensics Lab
    • Auditing a Computer Forensics Lab
    • Recommendations to Avoid Eyestrain
    • Computer Forensics Hardware
    • Computer Forensics Software

    Objective : Setup and Implementation of Digital Cyber Forensic Lab. Forensic Software and Hardware requirements

    • Disk Drive Overview
    • Hard Disk Drive
    • Solid-State Drive (SSD)
    • Physical Structure of a Hard Disk
    • Logical Structure of Hard Disk
    • Types of Hard Disk Interfaces
    • Hard Disk Interfaces
    • Disk Platter
    • Tracks
    • Sector
    • Cluster
    • Bad Sector
    • Hard Disk Data Addressing
    • Disk Capacity Calculation
    • Measuring the Performance of the Hard Disk
    • Disk Partitions and Boot Process
    • Master Boot Record
    • What is the Booting Process?
    • Essential Windows System Files
    • Windows Boot Process
    • Macintosh Boot Process
    • File Allocation Table (FAT)
    • New Technology File System (NTFS)
    • Encrypting File Systems (EFS)
    • Ext2
    • Ext3
    • HFS vs. HFS Plus
    • HFS
    • HFS Plus
    • RAID Storage System
    • File System Analysis Using The Sleuth Kit (TSK)

    Objective : Understanding of Hard disk and File system used in Computer systems. Learn about various File systems used in different Operating System

    • Collecting Volatile Information
    • Collecting Non-volatile Information
    • Windows Memory Analysis
    • Windows Registry Analysis
    • Cache, Cookie, and History Analysis
    • MD5 Calculation
    • Windows File Analysis
    • Text Based Logs
    • Other Audit Events
    • Windows Password Issues

    Objective : Technique used in Windows platform Forensics. Collecting Information and possible evidences from sources.

    • Installation of FTK
    • FTK Case Manager User Interface
    • FTK Examiner User Interface
    • FTK Interface Tabs
    • Adding and Processing Static, Live, and Remote Evidence
    • Using and Managing Filters
    • Using Index Search and Live Search
    • Decrypting EFS and other Encrypted Files
    • Working with Reports

    Objective : Installation and Working with AccsessData FTK

    • Installing EnCase Forensic
    • EnCase Interface
    • Case Management
    • Working with Evidence
    • Source Processor
    • Analyzing and Searching Files
    • Viewing File Content
    • Reporting

    Objective : Installation and Working with EnCase Forensic to uncover the secretes

    • Steganography Techniques
    • Audio Steganography
    • Video Steganography
    • Document Steganography: wbStego
    • Whitespace Steganography Tool: SNOW
    • Folder Steganography: Invisible Secrets 4
    • Steganalysis
    • Image Files
    • Data Compression
    • Locating and Recovering Image Files
    • Image File Forensics Tools

    Objective : Image forensics using advanced forensics and Steganography tools

    • Mobile Operating Systems
    • Mobile Forensics
    • What a Criminal can do with Mobiles Phones?
    • Mobile Forensic Process
    • Mobile Forensics Software Tools
    • Mobile Forensics Hardware Tools

    Objective : Mobile Platform Forensics both Hardware and Software to capture vital information about crime

    • Computer Forensics Report
    • Salient Features of a Good Report
    • Aspects of a Good Report
    • Computer Forensics Report Template
    • Investigative Report Writing
    • Sample Forensics Report
    • Writing Report Using FTK
    • Writing Report Using ProDiscover

    Objective : Reports are very crusial information. Learn how to prepare an effetive and presice report of investigation which will accept in court of Law

  • 50 + Hours Course Duration
  • 20 Hours Theory Sessions
  • 30 Hours Practicals
  • CLASSROOM TRAINING
  • ONLINE LEARNING
  • BLENDED TRAINING
  • Repeated course in any batch till one year.
  • A life time support to students through email & off-line chats
  • MOC Interviews
  • Softskill & Lifeskill
  • Job assistance

Examination is conducted by Skills Factory Learning Pvt.Ltd. and Certificate is also provided by Skills Factory Learning Pvt. Ltd.


As this is a vendor specific course, for Global certification student has to register in “Pearson VUE” or “Prometric” Online examination center to attempt online examination and receive Global certificate from Vendor.

Yes, you can retake the test any time after the declaration of your previous test results.

Once you have completed your course and passed the test, you will receive your certificate by email, in pdf format.

GoI is providing incentives on FutureSkills Prime platform to eligible Indian citizen. The purpose of this incentive is to encourage citizens to upskill themselves. The incentive is provided on course, assessment and competency diagnostic fee. For further details, please refer to General Terms & Conditions.

All training sessions are conducted by our in-house subject matter experts.

It will depend upon which mode of learning you have opted for. In case, you have selected Live-online training mode, your training sessions will be conducted live by one of our trainers. If you have opted for distance learning option, you will learn through pre-recorded videos.

You need to have the following:

  • Windows: Windows 7 or higher
  • Mac: OSX 10.6 or higher
  • Internet speed: Preferably 512 Kbps or higher
  • Headset, speakers and microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear instruction clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and microphone.

To Claim the GoI Incentive, learners need to follow the 4 steps as below:

  • Step 1: Register on the platform
  • Step 2: Complete eligible courses offered on the platform
  • Step 3: Get Successfully certified in industry approved SSC assessments
  • Step 4: Apply for Govt. Of India Incentive through your learner ledger from September 4 onwards

For more details, refer to the General Terms & Conditions

GoI incentive can be claimed immediately after successfully completing a course and getting certified in industry approved SSC assessment.

A learner can claim for the GoI incentive from the Learner Ledger. Login > Profile > My Ledger

No time limit, but learners are advised to apply immediately after successfully completing a course and getting certified in industry approved SSC assessment. For more details, refer to the General Terms & Conditions

The incentive amount will typically be transferred to your account within 30 days of applying for the incentive, subject to accurate information being shared. For more details, please refer to the General Terms & Conditions.

The maximum incentive an eligible learner can avail is up to INR 12,000/- only. Further there are limits across the following content categories.

  1. 1. Deep Skilling – Subscription Based Pathways
  2. 2. Deep Skilling – Free Pathway
  3. 3. Bridge Courses
  4. 4. Foundation Courses


The learner can also avail only 1 GoI funded ‘Competency Diagnostic’ and 1 assessment on reimbursement basis in each of the 4 categories of courses. For more details, please refer to the General Terms & Conditions

All learners who wish to avail GoI incentive need to be 18 years or above.

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