Course curriculum

  • 1

    Intro to HiTech Forensics

  • 2

    HiTech Forensics

  • 3

    Electronic Discovery

    • Setting Up Computer Forensics Lab
    • Understanding File Systems
    • Windows Registry Forensics
    • Hard Drive Recovery
    • Mobile Forensics
    • Group Forum Discussion: Security Standards
    • About the Registry - Microsoft
    • Validation of Forensic Tools and Software: A Quick Guide for the Forensic Examiner
    • Reading Assignment
    • Module 3 Prep Review Quiz
  • 4

    Electronic Discovery Advanced

    • Crimes involving Email FREE PREVIEW
    • Utilizing Access Data FTK
    • Reading Assignment
    • Facebook Intelligence & Investigations
    • Social Media Investigations
    • Defining Open Source Intelligence
    • A World of Sock Puppets
    • Documenting Social Media
    • Building Your Digital Case File
    • How to Keep Yourself Protected
    • Which Domain Tools to Use
    • Considerations for Instant Messaging Investigations
    • Invaluable Websites for Conducting People Searches
    • Using Suspect's Usernames to Search Multiple Platforms
    • An Exploration into the New MySpace
    • The Powerhouse of Information Known as LinkedIn
    • Social Monitoring and Tracking Suspects on Twitter
    • Creating False Personas and New Identities
    • Advanced Social Media Investigations In Conclusion
    • Becoming an Expert Witness
    • Common Task of an Expert Witness
    • Preparing to Become an Expert Witness
    • Your Role as a Consultant
    • How to Prepare Your Testimony for Court
    • Preparing Forensic and Computer Evidence
    • Summary
    • Group Forum Discussion: Crimes Involving Email
    • Week 4 Prep Review Quiz
  • 5

    Computer Forensics

    • Picture and Video File Review FREE PREVIEW
    • Internet History Reconstruction
    • Digital Evidence/Legal Procedures & Practices
    • Covert and Remote Collections
    • Cell Phone Forensics
    • Wireless Networks and Wireless Network Attacks
    • Reading Assignment
    • Group Forum Discussion: Steganography Tools
    • Week 5 Prep Review Quiz
  • 6

    Computer Forensics Advanced

    • Social Engineering
    • Email Analysis
    • Expert Witness Services
    • Reading Assignment
    • Group Forum Discussion: Social Engineering
    • Week 6 Prep Review Quiz
  • 7

    Hi Tech Investigations

    • Trade Secrets/IP Theft (Reading Assignment)
    • Trade Secret / IP Theft
    • Breach of Privacy
    • Workplace Misconduct
    • Week 7 Prep Review Quiz
  • 8

    Hi Tech Investigations Advanced

    • Cyberstalking FREE PREVIEW
    • Inappropriate Material
    • Embezzlement and Fraud
    • Cyberstalking/Piracy/Embezzlement Reading Assignment
    • Week 8 Prep Review Quiz
  • 9

    Cell Phone & Mobile Device Forensics

    • Intro to Mobile Forensics
    • Mobile Forensics Acquisition
    • Mobile Forensics Examination & Analysis
    • Procedures and Principles
    • Mobile Phone Acquisition/Examination/Reporting (Reading Assignment)
    • Week 9 Prep Review Quiz
  • 10

    Cell Phone & Mobile Device Forensics Advanced

    • Social Media Apps
    • Facebook Forensics on Mobile Devices
    • Twitter Forensics on Mobile Devices
    • Instagram Forensics on Mobile Devices
    • Kik Forensics on Mobile Devices
    • Mobile Phone File Systems Reading Assignment
  • 11

    Private and Domestic Investigations

    • Cheating Partner Investigations
    • Hidden Assets
    • Cyber Bullying
  • 12

    Legal Fundamentals

    • Legal Fundamentals Reading Assignment
    • Research Discussion: States Computer Crime Statutes
  • 13

    Final Exam & Preparation

    • Final Exam Preparation
    • Exam Application
    • Final Exam: CFHI