Join an elite group of experts on the front lines of fighting cybercrime with the skills learned in the Computer Forensics I certificate. With the evolution of technology and the significant increases in computer-based crimes, the field of computer forensics is one of the fastest growing disciplines in computer security. As crimes become more technologically sophisticated, the need for computer forensic experts will continue to grow throughout law enforcement and the business community.
This is an online program. You will get hands-on experience using EnCase, the industry standard in computer forensic investigation technology, and Forensic Toolkit (FTK), a suite of technologies used to perform forensic examinations of computer systems. You will also learn how to image different devices.
The Computer Forensics I certificate includes five online courses totaling 92 hours of lecture and hands-on experience. The certificate graduate will receive 9.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
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- Information technology specialists
- Systems analysts
- Network administrators
- Computer Forensics professionals seeking career development
The Certificate in Computer Forensics is appropriate for individuals who want to expand their expertise and learn the essential components intrinsic to the field of computer forensics. The core audience includes employees of both public and private corporations, government entities, and legal and law enforcement organizations.