Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

  • Course level: Intermediate
  • Categories EC-Council
  • Total Enrolled 0
  • Last Update March 8, 2021


Most of the people often consider the term forensics, or computer forensics, or digital forensics are the terms just for law enforcement, indeed the digital forensics has a key part on every cybersecurity team. Without it, the chances that the organizations’ security posture and maturity will fail to see its full potential.

With the rising of sophisticated cyber-attacks, there arises a need for an advanced cybersecurity and investigation training. If any individual or an organization has the demand for the skills to identify, track, and act against cybercriminals, then Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) is the best course to be considered. You can acquire the skills that lead to successful prosecutions in various types of security incidents like corporate espionage, data breaches, insider threats, and similar other intricate cases that involve the support of computer systems.

What Will I Learn?

  • Can acquire a firm grasp on the principles of digital forensics.
  • Provides strong knowledge on the key concepts and practices in the digital forensic domains that are relevant to organizations of today.
  • Ability to extract evidence of the incident if in case in order to do so. Can also be able to carry out audits to prevent future attacks to the organization’s networks.
  • Not only the person is able to protect the networks and intellectual property, but also he can find out the necessary evidence after an attack or incident has occurred.
  • Ability to do bit-stream Imaging or acquiring of the digital media seized in the process of investigation.
  • Skills to examine and analyze text, multimedia, graphics and digital images and prepare and maintain case files
  • By means of forensic tools and investigative methods able to find electronic data, including Internet use history, images, word processing documents, and other files.
  • Can be a player and first responder in securing and evaluating a cybercrime scene, capability to conduct preliminary interviews, document crime scene, will collect and preserve electronic evidence, transporting the electronic evidence and reporting of the crime scene.
  • Can identify the possible source/incident origin and perform event correlation
  • Post-intrusion analysis of electronic and digital media and determine the possibilities of who, what, where, when, and how the intrusion occurred.
  • Knowledge on applying advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction.
  • Capability to collect data utilizing forensic technology methods in relevant with evidence handling procedures, collection of hard copy and electronic documents.
  • Involves establishing threat intelligence and key learning points that supports pro-active profiling and scenario modeling.

Topics for this course

14 Lessons


Computer Forensics Investigation Process00:00:00
Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems00:00:00
Computer Forensics in Today’s World00:00:00
Operating System Forensics00:00:00
Defeating Anti-Forensics Techniques00:00:00
Data Acquisition and Duplication00:00:00
Network Forensics00:00:00
Investigating Web Attacks00:00:00
Database Forensics00:00:00
Cloud Forensics00:00:00
Malware Forensics00:00:00
Investigating Email Crimes00:00:00
Mobile Forensics00:00:00
Investigative Reports00:00:00

Material Includes

  • Duration: Full-time-5 Days
  • Duration: Part-time-5 Saturdays
  • 28 hours on-demand video
  • 11 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion


  • No coding experience is necessary to take this course!
  • Any computer and OS will work — Windows, macOS or Linux.
  • A basic understanding of HTML and CSS is a plus.

Target Audience

  • Practice your new skills with coding challenges.
  • Organize and structure your code using software.
  • Get friendly and fast support in the course.