Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator v8


Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator v8

Course Description

EC-Council releases the most advanced Computer Forensic Investigation program in the world. CHFIv8 presents a detailed methodological approach to computer forensics and evidence analysis. It is a comprehensive course covering major forensic investigation scenarios that enable students to acquire hands-on experience on various forensic investigation techniques and standard tools necessary to successfully carry-out a computer forensic investigation.
Battles between corporations, governments, and countries are no longer fought using physical force. Cyber war has begun and the consequences can be seen in everyday life. With the onset of sophisticated cyber-attacks, the need for advanced cyber security and investigation training is a mandate in the present day. If you or your organization requires the knowledge or skills to identify, track, and prosecute the cybercriminals, then this is the course for you. This course helps students to excel in digital evidence acquisition, handling and analysis in a forensically sound manner. Acceptable in a court of law, these skills will lead to successful prosecutions in various types of security incidents such as data breaches, corporate espionage, insider threats and other intricate cases involving computer systems.

Who Should Attend

The CHFI program is designed for all IT professionals involved with information system security, computer forensics, and incident response.


5 days (9:00 – 5:00)


The CHFI 312-49 exam will be conducted on the last day of training. Students need to pass the online Prometric exam to receive the CHFI certification.


It is strongly recommended that you attend the CEH class before enrolling into CHFI program.

Course Outline

CHFIv8 curriculum consists of 22 instructor-led training modules.
Module 01: Computer Forensics in Today’s World
Module 02: Computer Forensics Investigation Process
Module 03: Searching and Seizing Computers
Module 04: Digital Evidence
Module 05: First Responder Procedures
Module 06: Computer Forensics Lab
Module 07: Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems
Module 08: Windows Forensics
Module 09: Data Acquisition and Duplication
Module 10: Recovering Deleted Files and Deleted Partitions
Module 11: Forensics Investigation using AccessData FTK
Module 12: Forensics Investigation Using EnCase
Module 13: Steganography and Image File Forensics
Module 14: Application Password Crackers
Module 15: Log Capturing and Event Correlation
Module 16: Network Forensics, Investigating Logs and Investigating Network Traffic
Module 17: Investigating Wireless Attacks
Module 18: Investigating Web Attacks
Module 19: Tracking Emails and Investigating Email Crimes
Module 20: Mobile Forensics
Module 21: Investigative Reports
Module 22: Becoming an Expert Witness