Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator Certification Training

  • Course level: Intermediate


EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation (CHFI) involves detecting cyber-attacks and is also about extracting the evidence systematically in order to support the cyber-crime investigation report. This also includes conducting periodic audits for avoiding the repetition of similar attacks in future. CHFI certification training at Vega Institute demonstrates the knowledge of learners about computer forensics and enhances their capability to report hacking attempts and attacks pertaining to the courts of law.

The CHFI V9 course is the accreditation program from Vega Institute that drives and delivers the participants with the essential knowledge about digital forensic techniques and standard forensic tools. By acquiring the knowledge learners are able to collect the footprints of intruders which is very vital for his further investigation process. This course deals with some of the systematic approaches that involve digital forensics, seizing, acquisition preservation, chain of custody, analysis and presentation of digital evidence. The participants of CHFI will be equipped with the skills of successfully leading the procedures in various security incidents, say for instance, corporate secret activities, information ruptures, and other intricate cases that involve computer systems. CHFI certification covers various computer forensics programs, thus ensuring effective assistance in detecting hacking attacks and extracts evidence for reporting the crime properly and conducts detailed audits to avert future attacks.

CHFI course incorporates analysis techniques and tools which will be employed for a computer investigation in order to define potential legal evidence against the perpetrator. These evidence may be related to different levels of cyber-crimes, such as misuse of confidential data, misuse or destruction of intellectual property, theft of trade secrets, and online fraudulent activities. A computer forensics certification or CHFI certification v9 divulges the essential skills required for data recovery that deals with discovering those hidden data residing in a system, and restoring the lost, deleted, encrypted, or damaged data.

What Will I Learn?

  • Building thee knowledge on different cyber laws that are related to investigating cyber-crimes.
  • Gaining the ability to analyze the digital evidence that abides by the rules of evidence of crime category.
  • Defining the roles of the first responder, securing and assessing electronic crime scene, first responder toolkit, directing preliminary interviews, recording the electronic crime scene, bundling and transporting electronic crime scene, collecting and protecting electronic proof, and detailing electronic crime scene.
  • Capability of setting up the computer forensics lab and generating investigation reports.
  • Knowledge on log capturing, Investigation logs, log management, network traffic, wireless attacks, and web assaults.
  • Steganography, Steganalysis and image forensics.
  • Collecting volatile and non-volatile data of Windows and recouping erased documents from Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Investigating password secured documents through password cracking concepts and tools.

Material Includes

  • Duration: 3 Months
  • 28 hours on-demand video
  • 11 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion


  • IT or forensics professionals with a good basic understanding on computer forensics, IT/cyber security, and incident response
  • Knowledge on TCP/IP
  • It would be considered as an added benefit if the participant has already completed the hacking course.
  • For enrolling in this CHFI course, students should possess a year of experience in managing Windows/Unix/Linux systems or they should possess equivalent knowledge and skills.

Target Audience

  • Computer Forensic Analyst
  • Computer Network Defense (CND) Forensic Analyst
  • Digital Forensic Examiner
  • Forensic Analyst and technician
  • Network Forensic Examiner
  • Computer Crime Investigator
  • Special Agent