Work through a realistic, multi-device investigation harnessing the power of BlackLight
This course was previously named Digital Forensic Basics.
This two-day course provides examiners with an introduction to digital forensics. Whether you are first learning the fundamentals forensic investigation techniques or interested in seeing BlackBag’s tools in action, this course is an excellent fit for any forensic professional who could benefit from a full scenario-based investigative tutorial, regardless of prior use of BlackBag tools. Attendees will learn the skills needed to be certified as a BlackLight Certified Examiner, which will enable them to implement BlackLight to complete their work.
Throughout Basic Forensic Investigations (BFI), expert trainers who have experience in the field working cases themselves, will cover the best investigations techniques and digital forensic methodologies across the following platforms (Windows, iPhone, and MacOS) in case-based, real-world scenarios.
This course is designed for those looking for an introduction to digital forensics and a perfect entry point for examiners who are new to BlackLight. This includes any of the following:
Over a period of two days, this course will offer a hands-on investigative approach toward learning digital forensic concepts and analysis techniques for authenticating, analyzing and reporting digital evidence found on computers and smartphone devices. We understand the difficulty examiners face when using their valuable time to take training courses, which is why BlackBag is proud to offer the most comprehensive introductory forensic course in the industry in just two days. Coursework covers practical case techniques through the use of BlackLight, a comprehensive forensic analysis tool that is designed to help investigators conduct digital forensic examinations across the following platforms (Windows, iPhone, and MacOS). Please note, prior knowledge or use of BlackLight is not required to take this course. After a brief introduction to MacQuisition, BlackBag’s imaging tool, students will perform a triage analysis of a full case using their newly acquired digital forensic skills and learn the advanced functions of BlackLight though instructor-led exercises and hands-on practical case studies.
At the conclusion of this course, students will have a knowledge of basic digital forensic concepts and comprehensive understanding of how to use BlackLight. They will learn by applying the tool to conduct a cross-platform digital forensic examination and create a customized forensic examiner case report using the built-in reporting capabilities. The course will culminate in an opportunity to take the exam for BlackBag’s new Certified BlackLight Examiner (CBE) designation, available only through this course.
While there are no prerequisites for this course, students should bring a laptop for use during the hands-on exercises, meeting the following specifications:
$795 USD Government / Private Sector.
*Note: Due to value of the course, wait lists are common. Priority will be given to Law Enforcement and existing BlackBag customers.
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