Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

Access Duration - 365 Days
Guided Learning Hour 20 Guided Learning Hours (20)
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When cyber-crime strikes, are you qualified to respond to the attack?

Global Edulink recognises that there is always opportunity for hackers to penetrate your company’s system and as such have developed this excellent Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator CHFI course, offering you the chance to become an expert equipped with the skills and knowledge to respond to any cyber-crime attack. Our official online CHFI course provides you with the entire digital forensics process, tools, and techniques to identify a cyber-criminal and gather the necessary evidence in order to prosecute. You will learn how to secure the scene, collect evidence, and undertake testing in the lab.

A computer hacking forensic investigation is the process of detecting hacking attacks and properly extracting evidence to report the crime and conduct audits to prevent future attacks. Computer forensics is simply the application of computer investigation and analysis techniques in the interests of determining potential legal evidence. This evidence can be sought in a wide range of computer crimes or misuse, including, but not limited to, theft of trade secrets, theft of, or destruction of intellectual property, and fraud. Computer forensic investigators can draw on an array of methods for discovering data that resides in a computer system, or recovering deleted, encrypted, or damaged file information. Securing and analysing electronic evidence is a central theme in an ever-increasing number of conflict situations and criminal cases.

Furthermore, our online course is so well designed you will feel that you are in the classroom! This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study effectively and guide you to secure your qualification.

You will learn:

  • The process of investigating cyber-crime and the laws involved
  • How to obtain search warrants
  • How to search and seize digital forensic evidence with or without a warrant
  • The roles of a first responder and their toolkit
  • Different types of digital evidence
  • How to gather volatile and non-volatile information from Windows
  • Data acquisition and duplication rules
  • How to recover deleted files and deleted partitions
  • The process involved in forensic investigation
  • Steganography and its techniques
  • Password cracking concepts, tools, and types of password attacks
  • How to manage wireless and web attacks, and email crimes

Who is it for?

  • This accelerated programme caters to students with introductory to intermediate experience in computer forensics. Students will gain the essentials necessary to immediately conduct examinations of digital media.

Benefits you will gain:

  • High quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • Benefit of applying NUS extra Discount Card.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.

Course Description:

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the key topics listed under the course curriculum section below. This course has been designed for 20 guided learning hours.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds. However, having a good educational background will be advantage.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate in Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) by iap.


To become a Certified CHFI you need to take the official exam. The official Exam is not included and needs to be purchased separately.

CHFI Exam (312-49) Format

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Test Duration: 4 Hours
  • Test Format: Multiple Choice

Click Here to book your exam.

Career Path:

Obtain an exciting career as any of the following:

  • Penetration Tester
  • Software Engineer
  • Cyber Analyst

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1. Fundamentals of Computer Forensics
Fundamentals of Computer Forensics 01:38:00
2. Forensics Investigation Methodologies
Forensics Investigation Methodologies 01:17:00
3. Guidelines for Searching and Seizing
Guidelines for Searching and Seizing 00:45:00
4. Definitions of Digital Evidence
Definitions of Digital Evidence 00:57:00
5. Guidelines for First Responder Procedures
Guidelines for First Responder Procedures 01:11:00
6. Forensics Laboratory
Forensics Laboratory 00:51:00
7. Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems
Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems 01:11:00
8. Windows Forensics Analysis
Windows Forensics Analysis 00:44:00
9. Digital Data Acquisition and Duplication
Digital Data Acquisition and Duplication 00:56:00
10. How to Recover Deleted Files and Partitions
How to Recover Deleted Files and Partitions 00:18:00
11. Using Access Data FTK
Using Access Data FTK 00:40:00
12. How to use EnCase
How to use EnCase 00:18:00
13. Steganography for the Computer Forensics Examiner
Steganography for the Computer Forensics Examiner 00:38:00
14. How to use Password Crackers
How to use Password Crackers 00:42:00
15. Usage of Log Correlation
Usage of Log Correlation 00:59:00
16. Process of Network Forensics
Process of Network Forensics 00:31:00
17. Understanding Wireless Network Attacks
Understanding Wireless Network Attacks 00:28:00
18. Types of Web Based Attacks
Types of Web Based Attacks 01:05:00
19. Investigating Email Crimes
Investigating Email Crimes 00:23:00
20. Process of Mobile Investigation
Process of Mobile Investigation 00:44:00
21. Techniques of Investigative Reports
Techniques of Investigative Reports 00:32:00
22. Definitions of Expert Witness
Definitions of Expert Witness 00:32:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam: Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) 00:40:00

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    joy raheem

    November 20, 2017
    Awesome Course

    simply awesome course. Thanks global edulink

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