CHFI Certification

Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator

CHFI gears you up to investigate a computer crime and fetch for legal evidence using the most advanced mechanisms. This modern-day technical course is indeed interesting and is a great path for applicants who are eager to pursue a challenging area of tracing crime doers. The Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) certification course includes training candidates on ground-breaking digital forensics technologies and methods for discovering or recovering encrypted, deleted, and damaged computer files.

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CHFI Certification Course


EC-Council’s CHFI certification program intends to validate a candidate’s skills and knowledge to identify the footprints of a hacker and to gather the necessary evidence to prosecute the criminal in the court of law. This CHFI course trains candidates on a methodological approach to the forensic investigation including chain-of-custody, searching and seizing, acquisition, preservation, analysis, and reporting of digital evidence.

CHFI is a popularly sought-after course due to its ability to dig into the roots of a computer crime which sees growing numbers in the past few years. The course is developed on the lines that every crime leaves a trail of evidence. It is designed to include various investigation techniques that are adding up every day to detect and prove the crime legally.

With computer vulnerability on the rise, organizations are more vigilant and equip themselves with highly paid certified professionals who possess the necessary skill set to recognize the faces behind a security breach incidence. Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation is both interesting and rewarding. The CHFI training course consists of computer investigation and analysis techniques that aim at determining potential legal evidence. CHFI investigators are highly recognized for their skills and occupy a respectable position in an organization.

Course Curriculum


Audience

The CHFI course is intended for all the IT professionals working in the information system security, incident response and computer forensics field. It can be of interest to:

  • Internet business security professionals
  • Legal professionals
  • Law enforcement personnel such as police
  • System administrators
  • Government agencies
  • IT managers
  • Professionals employed in the banking/insurance/financial sectors
  • Defense and military personnel

Eligibility Criteria

Participants aiming for the CHFI course must:

  • Attend an official CHFI training – Candidates will be eligible to appear for the CHFI certification exam once they complete the EC-Council-authorized CHFI training program from an authorized training center

OR

 

  • Possess 2+ years of information security work experience and are required to pay $100 non-refundable application fee

Course Objectives

Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator Certification training course equips candidates with the following skills:

  • Identifying crime category and using rules of evidence to analyze digital evidence
  • Understanding various kinds of cyber laws for investigating cyber crimes
  • Setting up a well-organized computer forensics lab and creating investigation reports
  • Knowing different kinds of log management, log capturing, investigation logs, wireless attacks, web assaults and network traffic
  • Steganalysis, Steganography and image forensics
  • Assessing and securing electronic crime scene, gathering and safeguarding electronic proof, bundling, transporting and detailing electronic crime scene

About The Examination

The Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation (CHFI) certification exam has the following format:

  • Exam Prefix: 312-49 (ECC EXAM)
  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Test Duration: 4 Hours
  • Test Format: Multiple Choice
  • Test Delivery: ECC EXAM
  • Passing Score: Depending on the difficulty level of the set of questions, the cut score is determined for each exam form. The cut scores are set on a “per exam form” basis and can range from 60% to 70%.

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Course Outline


  1. Computer Forensics in Today’s World
  2. Computer Forensics Investigation Process
  3. Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems
  4. Operating System Forensics
  5. Defeating Anti-Forensics Techniques
  6. Data Acquisition and Duplication
  7. Network Forensics
  8. Investigating Web Attacks
  9. Database Forensics
  10. Cloud Forensics
  11. Malware Forensics
  12. Investigating Email Crimes
  13. Mobile Forensics
  14. Investigative Reports

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CHFI stands for Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation. The CHFI credential validates a professional’s ability to track the footprints of a cybercriminal and bring into light forensic evidences to prosecute the criminal in the court of law.

In order to appear for the CHFI certification exam, candidates can follow any one of the below routes:

  • Attend an official CHFI training – Candidates will be eligible to appear for the CHFI certification exam once they complete the EC-Council-authorized CHFI training program from an authorized training center (ATC) like Vinsys.

OR

  • Without attending an official CHFO training – Those who do not enroll for an official training, must possess 2+ years of information security work experience and are required to pay $100 non-refundable application fee.

Computer forensics is no more an unexplored vertical in the field of information security. After encountering a computer hacking incident, there obviously has to be a reporting structure and recovery mechanism. However, most importantly there has to be a specific department to track the criminal through a process of investigations and must be backed by evidences to prove the offence in the court of law. Here’s is where computer hacking forensic investigators come into the picture.

Considering the critical nature of their jobs, forensic investigators enjoy a respectable position and can expect to bag a highly-paid job.

The CHFI course can be taken by:

  • Internet business security professionals
  • Legal professionals
  • Law enforcement personnel such as police
  • System administrators
  • Government agencies
  • IT managers
  • Professionals employed in the banking/insurance/financial sectors
  • Defense and military personnel

The CHFI certification is valid for three years.

Vinsys is equipped with highly experienced facilitators and a detailed, official courseware for the CHFI training. We have a exam pass rate of 98.5% and our students have praised us for exclusive content delivery styles and proven training strategies that helped them clear the CHFI certification exam in the first go. So, Vinsys is your complete training partner for the CHFI course.