Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator

This CHFI course will cover the security discipline of computer forensics from a vendor-neutral perspective and work towards preparing students to become Forensic Investigators in Computer Hacking.

With internship




Without internship



this course includes

18 Training Hours

133 On-demand Videos

Closed Captions

22 Topics

62 Prep Questions

Certificate of Completion

What you’ll


Computer Forensics Introduction


Forensics Investigation Process


Searching and Seizing


Digital Evidence


First Responder Procedures


Forensics Lab


Hard Disks and File Systems


Windows Forensics


Data Acquisition and Duplication


Recovering Deleted Files and Partitions


Using Access Data FTK


Using EnCase




Password Crackers


 Log Correlation

Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator

Our CHFI Course – Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (ECC 312-49) course will help you to gain knowledge in the specific security discipline of computer forensics from a vendor-neutral perspective and work towards becoming a Forensic Investigator in Computer Hacking. This course will fortify the application knowledge of law enforcement personnel, system administrators, security officers, defense and military personnel, legal professionals, bankers, security professionals, and anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network infrastructure. Prepare for the CHFI ECC 312-49 exam.


Computer Forensics Introduction

Intro To Course-Part3
Intro To Course-Part4
Intro To Course-Part5
Intro To Forensics-Part1
Intro To Forensics-Part2
Intro To Forensics-Part3
Intro To Forensics-Part4
Intro To Forensics-Part5
Intro To Forensics-Part6
Intro To Forensics-Part7
Intro To Forensics-Part8

Forensics Investigation Process

Forensics Investigation Process-Part1
Forensics Investigation Process-Part2
Forensics Investigation Process-Part3
Forensics Investigation Process-Part4
Forensics Investigation Process-Part5
Forensics Investigation Process-Part6
Forensics Investigation Process-Part7
Forensics Investigation Process-Part8
Forensics Investigation Process-Part9
Forensics Investigation Process-Part10

Searching and Seizing

Searching And Seizing-Part1
Searching And Seizing-Part2
Searching And Seizing-Part3
Searching And Seizing-Part4
Searching And Seizing-Part5

Digital Evidence

Digital Evidence-Part1
Digital Evidence-Part2
Digital Evidence-Part3
Digital Evidence-Part4
Digital Evidence-Part5
Digital Evidence-Part6
Digital Evidence-Part7

First Responder Procedures

First Responder Procedures-Part1
First Responder Procedures-Part2
First Responder Procedures-Part3
First Responder Procedures-Part4
First Responder Procedures-Part5
First Responder Procedures-Part6
First Responder Procedures-Part7
First Responder Procedures-Part8

Forensics Lab

Forensic Lab-Part1
Forensic Lab-Part2
Forensic Lab-Part3
Forensic Lab-Part4
Forensic Lab-Part5

Hard Disks and File Systems

Hard Disks And File Systems-Part1
Hard Disks And File Systems-Part2
Hard Disks And File Systems-Part3
Hard Disks And File Systems-Part4
Hard Disks And File Systems-Part5
Hard Disks And File Systems-Part6
Hard Disks And File Systems-Part7
Hard Disks And File Systems-Part8
Hard Disks And File Systems-Part9
Hard Disks And File Systems-Part10

Windows Forensics

Windows Forensics-Part1
Windows Forensics-Part2
Windows Forensics-Part3
Windows Forensics-Part4
Windows Forensics-Part5
Windows Forensics-Part6
Windows Forensics-Part7
Windows Forensics-Part8
Windows Forensics-Part9
Windows Forensics-Part10

Data Acquisition and Duplication

Data Acquisition And Duplication-Part1
Data Acquisition And Duplication-Part2
Data Acquisition And Duplication-Part3
Data Acquisition And Duplication-Part4
Data Acquisition And Duplication-Part5
Data Acquisition And Duplication-Part6
Data Acquisition And Duplication-Part7

Recovering Deleted Files and Partitions

Recovering Deleted Files And Partitions-Part1
Recovering Deleted Files And Partitions-Part2

Using Access Data FTK

Using Access Data FTK And Special Steps-Part1
Using Access Data FTK And Special Steps-Part2
Using Access Data FTK And Special Steps-Part3
Using Access Data FTK And Special Steps-Part4
Using Access Data FTK And Special Steps-Part5
Using Access Data FTK And Special Steps-Part6
Using Access Data FTK And Special Steps-Part7
Using Access Data FTK And Special Steps-Part8

Using EnCase




Password Crackers


Log Correlation

Log Correlation-Part1
Log Correlation-Part2
Log Correlation-Part3
Log Correlation-Part4
Log Correlation-Part5
Log Correlation-Part6

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Your Questions, Answered

What will I learn in this CHFI Course?

In this course, you’ll dive deep into the world of computer forensics from a vendor-neutral perspective. The goal is to prepare you to become a Forensic Investigator in Computer Hacking. The course covers a broad range of topics, including the forensics investigation process, digital evidence, first responder procedures, network forensics, and more. By the end, you’ll be prepped for the CHFI ECC 312-49 exam.

Who is this course best suited for?

This course is designed for law enforcement personnel, system administrators, security officers, defense and military personnel, legal professionals, bankers, security professionals, and really, anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network infrastructure. If you’re looking to step up your game in cybersecurity, this course is for you​.

Who’s the instructor for this course?

The course is led by Dean Bushmiller, who has 20 years of experience in technology and security. He’s a specialist in CISSP and security training and has brought his consulting experience in accounting systems, inventory control, migrations, and patch management to the classroom. Dean teaches online as his main job and has a knack for making complex concepts accessible.

What kind of certification will I get after completing this course?

After successfully completing the course and passing the exam with a score of 70% or higher, you’ll receive the CHFI (Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator) certification. This certification is recognized by the DoD and widely used by governments, police departments, and corporations around the world as proof of advanced computer investigation skills.

What does the exam look like?

The exam is 240 minutes long and contains 150 questions in a multiple-choice format. You’ll need to score 70% or higher to pass and receive your certification. You can take the exam at Pearson VUE testing centers.

How is the course structured?

The course is divided into 22 modules, each focusing on a different aspect of computer hacking forensics investigation. You’ll find topics like ‘Forensics Investigation Process’, ‘Digital Evidence’, ‘First Responder Procedures’, ‘Network Forensics’, and ‘Investigative Reports’ among others. Each module is broken down into several parts, making it easy to digest and follow along.