This entry-level Digital Forensics training prepares junior security admins to plan for a career in digital forensics, choose the right tools, and uncover the truth behind digital events.
Digital forensics is all the tools, skills, and knowledge that go into analyzing devices and digital information in order to figure out what happened, where traffic went, who used a device, or what crimes were committed. Digital forensics can relate to jobs in criminal investigation and law but also IT jobs in enterprise networks.
There are digital forensics tools that sift through tons of data automatically as well as coding languages and tricks of the trade that make it possible to navigate all that information yourself. Digital forensics is a huge field with a lot of possibilities, and this course introduces you to the concepts, basic skills, and technologies that can turn it into a career for you.
After completing this Digital Forensics training, you'll know how to plan for a career in digital forensics, choose the right tools, and uncover the truth behind digital events.
For anyone who manages their digital forensics training, this Cyber Security training can be used to onboard new junior security admins, curated into individual or team training plans, or as a Cyber Security reference resource.
Introduction to Digital Forensics: What You Need to Know
This Digital Forensics training has videos that cover digital forensics topics including:
- Legal restrictions and requirements around obtaining digital evidence
- Keeping retrieved digital evidence pristine
- Analyzing, interpreting, and explaining the results of digital investigations
- Choosing between commercially available tools and custom code
Who Should Take Digital Forensics Training?
This Digital Forensics training is considered foundational-level Cyber Security training, which means it was designed for junior security admins. This digital forensics skills course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with digital forensics and experienced junior security admins looking to validate their Cyber Security skills.
New or aspiring junior security admins. Brand new security administrators will learn many technical skills throughout their career, but this course in digital forensics helps explain what those skills are pointing at. In other words, if you want to piece together investigations, not just supply information to someone doing investigations, you should take this course.
Experienced junior security admins. Security administrators with several years of experience will eventually have to choose either to specialize in a technical career or take a more investigatory route with their career. This course helps you specialize your career in digital forensics investigations while you uncover hidden secrets about networks.