Course Code: 2400

CDFE - Certified Digital Forensics Examiner

Class Dates:
5 Days
Class Time:
Instructor-Led Training, Virtual Instructor-Led Training


  • Course Overview
  • Digital Forensics is the investigation and recovery of data contained in digital devices. This data is often the subject of investigations in litigation, proof of guilt, and corrective action in an organization. When the time comes that you need to investigate your organization, will you have the skill set necessary to gather the digital data that you need? The Certified Digital Forensics Examiner course will benefit organizations, individuals, government offices, and law enforcement agencies in performing these investigations and reporting their findings.

    40 CPE Credits
  • Audience
  • Who Should Attend The C)DFE course is a digital forensics course teaches people how to perform digital investigations. In order to do this effectively we require students to have a basic proficiency with using computers and an interest in digital forensics. If a student is unsure about whether or not they are ready to take this course, we recommend our C)SS: Certified Secruity Sentinel course as a prerequisite and confidence booster to those just getting into digital forensics and cyber security.

    After you complete the C)DFE we encourage you to further develop your digital forensics skill set by taking the C)NFE: Network Forensics Examineer course and certification exam.

    Forensic Auditors
    IT Auditors
    Law Enforcement
    Internal Auditors


Course Details

  • Upon Completion
  • Have knowledge to perform digital forensic examinations.
  • Have knowledge to accurately report on their findings from examinations
  • Be ready to sit for the C)DFE Exam
  • Course Content
  • Introduction
  • Computer Forensic Incidents
  • Investigation Process
  • OS Disk Storage Concepts
  • Digital Acquisition and Analysis
  • Forensic Examination Protocols
  • Digital Evidence Protocols
  • CFI Theory
  • Digital Evidence Presentation
  • Computer Forensics Lab Protocols
  • CF Processing Techniques
  • Digital Forensics Reporting
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  • Specialized Artifact Recovery
  • eDiscovery and ESI
  • Cell Phone Forensics
  • USB Forensics
  • Incident Handling
  • PDA Forensics
  • Investigating Harrassment
  • Class Format Options
  • 1.Instructor-led Classroom: Attend in person.
  • 2.Live-virtual Training: Attend the Instructor-led class remotely.
  • 3.Computer-based Training: Access the course through pre-recorded videos 24/7 at your convenience.