Computer Hacking
Forensic Investigator v9 (CHFI)

Course Description

CHFI v9 covers detailed methodological approach to computer forensic and evidence analysis. It provides the necessary skillset for identification of intruder’s footprints and gathering necessary evidence for its prosecution.


All major tools and theories used by cyber forensic industry are covered in the curriculum. The certification can fortify the applied knowledge level of law enforcement personnel, system administrators, security officers, defense and military personnel, legal professionals, bankers, computer and network security professionals, and anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network and digital investigations.

IT/forensics professionals with basic knowledge on IT/cyber security, computer forensics, and incident response

Prior completion of CEH training would be an advantage

5 days (9am – 5pm)
Minimum 40 hours

Instructor-led classroom – Authorized Training Center (ATC)

Live online training – iClass

Attorneys, legal consultants, and lawyers

Law enforcement officers

Police officers

Federal/ government agents

Defense and military

Detectives/ investigators

Incident response team members

Information security managers

Network defenders

IT professionals, IT directors/managers

System/network engineers

Security analyst/ architect/ auditors/ consultants

Anyone interested in cyber forensics/investigations

Course outline

  • Computer Forensics in Today’s World
  • Defeating Anti-Forensics Techniques
  • Database Forensics
  • Mobile Forensics
  • Computer Forensics Investigation Process
  • Operating System Forensics
  • Cloud Forensics
  • Forensics Report Writing and Presentation
  • Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems
  • Network Forensics
  • Malware Forensics
  • Data Acquisition and Duplication
  • Investigating Web Attacks
  • Investigating Email Crimes

Information about the course and the exam

What is CHFI?

CHFI presents a detailed methodological approach to computer forensics & evidence analysis. It is a comprehensive course covering major forensic investigation scenarios that enable students to acquire hands-on experience.

Course Content

  • Hundreds of investigation tools including EnCase, Access Data FTK, & ProDiscover
  • Huge cache of evidence files for analysis including RAW, .dd images, video & audio files, MS Office files, systems files, etc.

Who’s It For?

  • Law Enforcement
  • Defense & Military
  • e-Business Security
  • Systems Administrators
  • Legal Professionals
  • Banking & Insurance
  • Government Agencies
  • IT Manager

Learning Objectives

  • How to set up a computer forensics lab
  • Password Cracking
  • How to recover deleted files
  • How to write investigative reports
  • Roles of first responder, securing & evaluating an electronic crime scene, conducting preliminary interviews, documenting electronic crime scene, & collecting & preserving electronic evidence

Related Courses

  • Certified Network Defender
  • Certified Ethical Hacker
  • Certified Incident Handle
  • Disaster Recovery Professional
  • EC-Council Certified Security Analys

Exam Information

    Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator
    4 Hours
    ECC Exam Portal, Vue

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