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CHFI course

Computer forensics training and education issues. If you are looking for topic suggestions for your project, thesis or dissertation please post here rather than the general discussion forum.
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CHFI course

Post Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 8:51 am

Hi Everyone,

I am doing CHFI course as a top up for my degree and have bought a CHFI book to prepare for the exam. Just wonder if there are further advice, such as reading or mock test. Thank you  

Dizy_0dk
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Re: CHFI course

Post Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:23 pm

I haven't taken the CHFI, but I do have other forensics and security certs. My advice:

If you have time, read at least 1-2 other books before the cert guide. This will give you a better background in forensics before you start focusing on the test. If you're in a hurry, focus on the cert guide and go to outside sources when you don't understand something or are interested in a particular topic.

As you read, try out as many tools as you can. Most forensics books mention a bunch. Use EnCase Imager and FTK Imager to image a drive. Try out a couple of MFT parsers after you learn about NTFS. Play with the Sysinternals suite. Download a free forensics suite such as Autopsy. Run OSForensics on your own PC and see what you can find. Download a demo of Mobilyze or Mobiledit and run it on your own Android or iOS device.

If you need help picking some books, I recommend Incident Response and Computer Forensics (3rd), and Windows Forensic Analysis Toolkit.  

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Re: CHFI course

Post Posted: Wed Aug 24, 2016 1:11 am

Thank you for the useful info.  

Dizy_0dk
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