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The Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (C|HFI) certification course teaches you to detect hacking attacks and properly collect and analyze digital evidence, enabling you to effectively respond to incidents and conduct an investigation.

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Comprehensive knowledge of digital forensics investigation

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Advanced techniques to investigate and analyze digital evidence

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Real-life scenarios and case studies

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Skills You’ll Learn


Forensic science and digital forensics investigation methodology


Digital evidence acquisition, preservation, and analysis


Investigative techniques to discover and recover hidden and deleted data


Chain-of-custody procedures and best practices for handling digital evidence


Techniques for conducting an investigation that is admissible in a court of law

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  • Overview of computer forensics
  • Legal and ethical issues in computer forensics
  • Cybercrime and cyber law
  • Digital evidence and its admissibility

  • Overview of the computer forensics investigation process
  • Digital evidence collection and handling
  • Evidence preservation and analysis
  • Report writing and presentation

  • Hard disk and file system architecture
  • Partitioning and formatting
  • File systems and data storage
  • File system analysis and recovery

  • Data acquisition methods
  • Imaging and cloning
  • Disk imaging and analysis tools
  • Data recovery techniques

  • Anti-forensics techniques and tools
  • Detecting and countering anti-forensics methods
  • Anti-forensics detection and analysis

  • Windows file system and registry
  • Windows artifacts and logs
  • Windows forensic tools
  • Windows live forensics

  • Linux and Mac file systems and partitions
  • Linux and Mac artifacts and logs
  • Linux and Mac forensic tools
  • Linux and Mac live forensics


  • Network forensics basics
  • Network protocols and traffic analysis
  • Network forensics tools
  • Investigating network attacks

  • Web application architecture and components
  • Web attack techniques
  • Web attack investigation
  • Web attack prevention and mitigation

  • Understanding the dark web
  • Dark web investigation
  • Dark web tools and techniques
  • Dark web legal and ethical issues

  • Database architecture and design
  • Database forensic investigation
  • Database forensic tools
  • Database forensic analysis and reporting

  • Cloud computing fundamentals
  • Cloud service models
  • Cloud forensic investigation
  • Cloud forensic tools and techniques

  • Email architecture and protocols
  • Email forensics investigation
  • Email forensics tools and techniques
  • Email evidence analysis and reporting

  • Malware types and behaviors
  • Malware forensics investigation
  • Malware forensics tools and techniques
  • Malware evidence analysis and reporting

  • Mobile device architecture and operating systems
  • Mobile device forensics investigation
  • Mobile device forensic tools
  • Mobile device evidence analysis and reporting

  • IoT devices and architecture
  • IoT forensics investigation
  • IoT forensics tools and techniques
  • IoT evidence analysis and reporting
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Target Audience:

  • Cybercrime investigators and forensic analysts
  • Information security analysts
  • Law enforcement and government agencies
  • Auditors and legal professionals
  • Anyone interested in the field of digital forensics and investigation
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  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software
  • Basic knowledge of IT security

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Benefits of the course:

  • Gain expertise in digital forensics investigation
  • Understand advanced techniques to investigate and analyze digital evidence
  • Increase your employability and salary prospects
  • Stay updated with the latest technologies and techniques in the digital forensics field
  • Expand your professional network by joining the global community of certified CHFI professionals
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Exam details to pass the course:

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Format: Multiple Choice
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Certification path:

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (C|HFI)
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Career options after doing the course:

  • Cyber Forensic Investigator
  • Digital Forensic Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Penetration Tester

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Why should you take this course from Skillzcafe:
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Digital forensics investigation is the process of analyzing digital devices and data to collect evidence for criminal investigations.

Yes, the C|HFI certification is recognized internationally and is highly valued in the field of digital forensics.

The C|HFI exam is a computer-based exam that consists of 150 multiple-choice questions. You will have four hours to complete the exam.

The passing score for the C|HFI exam is 70%.

The C|HFI certification is valid for three years, after which you will need to renew it by earning Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or by taking the exam again.

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