Computer Forensics Fundamentals

An introduction to Computer Forensics, to demonstrate the process of going from the crime scene to the court room.
Computer Forensics Fundamentals
File Size :
491.85 MB
Total length :
1h 0m



John Boyle


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Computer Forensics Fundamentals

What you’ll learn

Understanding what computer forensics is
Be able to make a forensics image from a drive
Be able to mount a drive for analysis
Understand basic artifacts of the operating system
Understand basics of first responder to scene and what should be done to secure the digital evidence

Computer Forensics Fundamentals


Basic knowledge of computers and ability to run software applications


Computer Forensics Fundamentals will provide:  Foundational concepts about the computer forensics fieldUnderstanding of hexadecimal and hashing in relations to computer forensicsAn introductory understanding of what computer forensics is The process of collecting digital evidence How do create, mount and explore forensic digital imagesConsiderations for first responders to a computer crime scene     The course will consist of presentations to explain the concepts of computer forensics as well as demonstrations of proper collections of digital evidence.         This course is designed for anyone with an interest computer forensics to get a taste of the real world of digital forensics examination.         As an introductory course it will consist of presentations, hands on lessons and quizzes. 


Section 1: Understanding what computer forensics is

Lecture 1 Course Introduction

Lecture 2 What is Computer Forensics?

Section 2: Understanding Hash and hexadecimal

Lecture 3 Understanding Hash Files

Lecture 4 Hash File Lab

Lecture 5 Understanding Hexadecimal

Lecture 6 Hexadecimal Lab

Section 3: Understanding hardware and file sytems in relation to computer forensics

Lecture 7 Hardware: Physical and Logical Copies

Lecture 8 Hardware Devices, Files Systems and Operating Systems

Section 4: Imaging software

Lecture 9 Imaging Software Overview

Lecture 10 Downloading and Installing the software

Section 5: Image acquisition

Lecture 11 Creating a Forensic Disk Image

Lecture 12 Add Evidience

Lecture 13 Acquiring an Image

Section 6: Mounting and Exploring an image file

Lecture 14 Mounting an Image

Lecture 15 Exploring the Image

Section 7: First responder supplimental

Lecture 16 First Responders Guide to Collecting Evidence

Section 8: Conclusion and where to go from here

Lecture 17 Conclusion and Wrap Up

Lecture 18 Bonus Lecture: More computer forensics

Anyone with an interest in computer forensics

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 1h 0m | 491.85 MB
Created by: John Boyle

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