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The Certified Digital Forensics Examiner vendor neutral certification is designed to train Cyber Crime and Fraud Investigators whereby students are taught electronic discovery and advanced investigation techniques. This course is essential to anyone encountering digital evidence while conducting an investigation.
Mile2's Certified Digital Forensics Examiner training teaches the methodology for conducting a computer forensic examination. Students will learn to use forensically sound investigative techniques in order to evaluate the scene, collect and document all relevant information, interview appropriate personnel, maintain chain-of-custody, and write a findings report.
The Certified Digital Forensics Examiner course will benefit organizations, individuals, government offices, and law enforcement agencies interested in pursuing litigation, proof of guilt, or corrective action based on digital evidence.
- Security Officers
- IS Managers
- Agents/Police Officers
- Data Owners
- IT managers
- IS Manager/Officers
Upon completion, Certified Digital Forensics Examiner students will be able to establish industry acceptable digital forensics standards with current best practices and policies. Students will also be prepared to competently take the C)DFE exam.
- A minimum of 1 year in computers
Exams & Certifications
The Certified Digital Forensics Examiner exam is taken online through Mile2's Assessment and Certification System ("MACS"), which is accessible on your mile2.com account. The exam will take 2 hours and consist of 100 multiple-choice questions. The cost is $400 USD and must be purchased from Mile2.com.
- Mile2 C)DFE – Certified Digital Forensics Examiner
- Student Workbook
- Student Lab guide
- Exam Prep guide
Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Computer Forensic Incidents
Module 3: Investigation Process
Module 4: Disk Storage Concepts
Module 5: Digital Acquisition & Analysis
Module 6: Forensic Examination Protocols
Module 7: Digital Evidence Protocols
Module 8: CFI Theory
Module 9: Digital Evidence Presentation
Module 10: Computer Forensic Laboratory Protocols
Module 11: Computer Forensic Processing Techniques
Module 12: Digital Forensics Reporting
Module 13: Specialized Artifact Recovery
Module 14: e-Discovery and ESI
Module 15: Mobile Device Forensics
Module 16: USB Forensics
Module 17: Incident Handling