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This course will allow you to gain knowledge of fundamental forensic processes to address the growing digital investigative needs of your institution.


CB Forensic Investigator
  • Understand why and how digital investigations are treated like a real criminal investigation.
  • Create a proper chain of custody for digital incidents.
  • Be prepared for the worst case scenario to lessen the impact.
  • Receive assistance with the Cybersecurity Controls and Cyber Incident Management and Resilience domains of the FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment.


  • Data Retention
  • RAM Acquisition
  • Forensic Tools
  • Internal Investigation
  • Windows Forensics
  • Email Investigation


  • Course Open Dates: 2/26/2018, 6/25/2018, 10/22/2018
  • Specialized Certification Price: $999.00
  • Online
  • Self-paced
  • Allowed 10 weeks to complete
  • Final exam required to earn certification
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* A $295 annual membership fee and 4 hours of continual educational credits are required to keep the CBFI designation.


CB Forensic Investigator
Dr. Ashley Podhradsky
Assistant Professor
Dakota State University

Who Should Attend

IT Manager, Network Administrator, IT Specialist