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Digital Forensics

Unlock the Secrets of Digital Evidence: Discover the Art of Digital Forensics

17 & 18 April 2024

10:00am – 5:00pm AEST

Next intake: 17 & 18 April 2024 | 10:00am – 5:00pm AEST

Overview

In a landscape witnessing an uptick in cybersecurity incidents, digital forensics is vital for discerning vulnerabilities, fortifying security, and enhancing incident response. The course empowers participants with skills to tackle cybercrime, addressing legal requirements and offering hands-on experience in applying digital forensics concepts to safeguard valuable data in today’s digital age.

Who Should Attend?

This course is ideal for professionals interested in cyber security, information technology, risk management, compliance, or digital forensic investigations. It is recommended for individuals with some knowledge of IT concepts and operating systems, including:
IT Security and Incident Response
Network Administrators
Security Managers

Learning Outcomes

Understand the fundamental concepts and principles of digital forensics 
Apply industry best practices for identifying, collecting, and preserving digital evidence 
Utilise specialised tools and techniques to analyse digital data and recover deleted or hidden information 
Conduct investigations involving various digital devices, including computers, mobile phones, and networks 

Online Training

Digital Forensics


Session details

  • 2 day course
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Level: Fundamentals

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Key Sessions

Introduction to Digital Forensics 

  • Understanding the digital forensic process 
  • Legal and ethical considerations in digital investigations
  • Role of digital forensics in law enforcement and corporate environments 

Digital Evidence Identification and Collection 

  • Identifying and preserving digital evidence 
  • Rules of evidence and chain of custody 
  • Documentation and case management 

File Systems and Data Storage Analysis 

  • Understanding file systems and their structure 
  • Recovering deleted or hidden data 
  • Analysing data storage media 

Forensic Imaging and Data Acquisition 

  • Principles of forensic imaging 
  • Creating and verifying forensic images 
  • Tools and techniques for data acquisition 

Digital Forensic Analysis Techniques 

  • File system analysis and keyword searching 
  • Timeline analysis and reconstruction 
  • Data carving and recovery of fragmented files 

Mobile and Network Forensics 

  • Investigating mobile devices and applications 
  • Network traffic analysis and log examination 
  • Internet and social media investigations 

Malware Analysis and Incident Response 

  • Analysing malicious software and malware behaviour 
  • Incident response procedures and tools 
  • Live forensics and volatile data collection 

Reporting and Presentation of Findings 

  • Writing forensic reports and documenting findings 
  • Presenting evidence in court or other legal proceedings 
  • Quality Control and peer review in digital forensics 

Meet Your Facilitator

PHILIP WAGNER

Principal Cyber Security Specialist and Educator, G.P.Wagner Pty.Ltd

Philip Wagner, an experienced cybersecurity and leadership expert, boasts extensive experience in both civilian and military environments. His recent roles include Director of Cyber Security and Deputy Chief Information Security Officer at the National Disability Insurance Agency, along with serving as a Senior Project Manager for a major Australian health provider.

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