EC-Council Computer Hacking and Forensic Investigator CHFI Training

Computer Hacking and Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

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Course Description

At Ferro Technics, the EC-Council CHFI training program is designed for:

  • Police, law enforcement, defense, and military personnel

  • e-business security professionals, systems administrators, and IT managers

  • Legal, banking, insurance, and other government professionals

Master Investigations & Forensics: Advanced Strategies for Your Team

Forensic science in today's digital age has evolved to include digital forensics, which focuses on the meticulous collection and examination of digital evidence from computers, networks, and mobile devices. Organizations increasingly recognize the importance of integrating digital forensic practices into their daily operations to investigate attacks, identify system anomalies, and detect irregular behaviors.


As an EC-Council accredited CHFI training center, Ferro Technics understands the critical role digital forensics plays in robust cybersecurity strategies. By aligning with the EC-Council Computer Hacking and Forensic Investigator Training  (C|HFI), we ensure our clients are equipped with the expertise needed for thorough forensic investigations. This training provides a comprehensive foundation in digital forensics, making professionals invaluable to Incident Handling and Response teams by empowering them to tackle today’s cybersecurity challenges.


Strengthen your cybersecurity posture and become an invaluable asset to your organization. Enroll in Ferro Technics' EC-Council C|HFI training today and build a resilient cybersecurity infrastructure. Contact us to learn more about our computer hacker and forensic investigator training programs and secure your future with advanced cybersecurity solutions from Ferro Technics.


Who is it For?

The EC Council CHFI Training program is tailored for IT professionals engaged in information system security, computer forensics, and incident response, including:

  • Law enforcement officers

  • Defense and military personnel

  • E-business security experts

  • Systems administrators

  • Legal practitioners

  • Banking, insurance, and other financial professionals

  • Government agency staff

  • IT managers

At Ferro Technics, we aim to empower these professionals with the skills needed to enhance organizational digital forensic readiness and security.


About the Exam

To maintain the integrity of our certification exams, the EC-Council CHFI offers exams in multiple forms, each with different question banks. These forms undergo rigorous beta testing with a sample group overseen by subject matter experts to ensure both academic rigor and real-world applicability. We determine the difficulty rating for each question, which contributes to an overall "Cut Score" for each exam form. Cut scores, set on a per-exam basis, range from 60% to 78%, ensuring consistent assessment standards across all forms.


Exam Title: Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator

Exam Code: 312-49

Number of Questions: 150

Duration: 4 hours

Availability: EC-Council Exam Portal

Test Format: Multiple Choice Questions

Course Learning Objectives

After training with Ferro Technics and earning certification from EC-Council, you'll master the following:

  •  Fundamentals and Phases of   Computer Forensics: Understand the basics of computer forensics, including the different types of cybercrimes, their investigation procedures, and the regulations and standards that influence investigations. Gain knowledge of the various phases involved in the computer forensics investigation process.

  • Storage Systems and File Examination: Learn about different types of disk drives, their characteristics, boot processes, and file systems in Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems. Use file system examination tools, RAID, and NAS/SAN storage systems, and analyze various encoding standards and file formats.

  • Data Acquisition and Anti-Forensics: Master data acquisition fundamentals and methodology, eDiscovery, and preparing image files for forensic examination. Understand anti-forensics techniques used by attackers, detection methods, related tools, and countermeasures.

  • Memory and Registry Analysis: Acquire skills in volatile and non-volatile data acquisition in Windows-based systems, including Windows memory and registry analysis, electron application analysis, web browser forensics, and examination of Windows files, ShellBags,LINK files Jump Lists, and event logs.


  • Linux and Mac Forensics: Learn volatile and non-volatile data acquisition and memory forensics in Linux and Mac operating systems.

  • Network and Malware Forensics: Understand network forensics fundamentals, event correlation, Indicators of Compromise (IoCs), network traffic investigation tools and techniques, incident detection, and wireless attack investigation. Learn malware forensics, including static and dynamic malware analysis, system and network behavior analysis, and ransomware analysis.

  • Web Application and Tor Forensics: Investigate web application threats, attacks, and challenges, using web application logs (IIS logs, Apache logs, etc.). Learn Tor browser forensics methodology.

  • Cloud and Email Forensics: Grasp cloud computing concepts, cloud forensics challenges, and investigation processes for AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Understand email communication components, email crime investigation steps, and social media forensics.

  • Mobile and IoT Forensics: Explore Android and iOS device architectures, boot processes, mobile forensics processes, cellular networks, SIM file systems, and logical and physical acquisition of devices. Learn about IoT
    threats security problems, vulnerabilities, attack surfaces, and IoT forensics processes and challenges.

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