Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

Course Name

Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

Contact Hours: 40

Course Description

CHFI certifies individuals in the specific security discipline of computer forensics from a vendor-neutral perspective. The CHFI certification will fortify the application knowledge of law enforcement personnel, system administrators, security officers, defense and military personal, legal professionals, bankers, security professionals, and anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network infrastructure.

Cybersecurity professionals who acquire a firm grasp on the principles of digital forensics can become invaluable members of Incident Handling and Incident response teams. The Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator course provides a strong baseline knowledge of key concepts and practices in the digital forensic domains relevant to today’s organizations. CHFI provides its attendees a firm grasp on the domains of digital forensics.

Please note: Course of study may be completed earlier than indicated and students retain access for one year from date of enrollment.


CHFI certification is for IT professionals looking to gain the following security analyst skills:

  • Perform incident response and forensics
  • Perform electronic evidence collections
  • Perform digital forensic acquisitions
  • Perform bit-stream Imaging/acquiring of the digital media seized during the process of investigation.
  • Examine and analyze text, graphics, multimedia, and digital images
  • Conduct thorough examinations of computer hard disk drives, and other electronic data storage media
  • Recover information and electronic data from computer hard drives and other data storage devices
  • Follow strict data and evidence handling procedures
  • Maintain audit trail (i.e., chain of custody) and evidence integrity
  • Work on technical examination, analysis and reporting of computer-based evidence and much more!


Visual Demonstrations & Multimedia Presentations - Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor. We always focus on real world scenarios and skill-set development.


Module 1: Computer Forensics Introduction

        1.0 Intro to Course Pt. 1
        1.1 Intro to Course Pt. 2
        1.2 Intro to Course Pt. 3
        1.3 Intro to Course Pt. 4
        1.4 Intro to Course Pt. 5
        1.5 Intro to Forensics Pt. 1
        1.6 Intro to Forensics Pt. 2
        1.7 Intro to Forensics Pt. 3
        1.8 Intro to Forensics Pt. 4
        1.9 Intro to Forensics Pt. 5
        1.10 Intro to Forensics Pt. 6
        1.11 Intro to Forensics Pt. 7
        1.12 Intro to Forensics Pt. 8

Module 2: Forensics Investigation Process

        2.0 Forensics Investigation Process Pt. 1
        2.1 Forensics Investigation Process Pt. 2
        2.2 Forensics Investigation Process Pt. 3
        2.3 Forensics Investigation Process Pt. 4
        2.4 Forensics Investigation Process Pt. 5
        2.5 Forensics Investigation Process Pt. 6
        2.6 Forensics Investigation Process Pt. 7
        2.7 Forensics Investigation Process Pt. 8
        2.8 Forensics Investigation Process Pt. 9
        2.9 Forensics Investigation Process Pt. 10

Module 3: Searching and Seizing

        3.0 Searching and Seizing Pt. 1
        3.1 Searching and Seizing Pt. 2