Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) Certification Course

The Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) certification course delivers the core of security discipline of digital forensics from a vendor-neutral perspective. This CHFI certification by Wissenhive is a comprehensive program covering major forensic investigation scenarios by enabling pupils to acquire hands-on experience with numerous forensic investigation techniques and standard forensic tools necessary to carry out a computer forensic investigation successfully by leading to the perpetrator's prosecution.

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CHFI certification is a rigorous examination conducted by EC-Council that focuses on assessing the capabilities of the computer forensics professionals in attack detection, cyber threats, evidence collection, forensic investigation, reporting, and data recovery to recover encrypted, compromised, or lost data. The course equips applicants with the advanced skills required to proactively investigate complex security threats by allowing them to explore, investigate, record, and report cybercrimes for the prevention of future attacks.

What you will learn

  • Establish threat intelligence
  • Perform anti-forensic methods detection
  • Perform post-intrusion analysis of electronic and digital media
  • Extract and analyze logs 
  • Identify the possible source/incident origin.
  • Recover deleted files and partitions in Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux
  • Conduct reverse engineering 
  • Collect data using forensic technology methods


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Career Options

The program is designed for IT professionals involved with information system security, computer forensics, and incident response. It will help fortify the application knowledge in digital forensics for forensic analysts, cybercrime investigators, cyber defense forensic analysts, incident responders, information technology auditors, malware analysts, security consultants, and chief security officers.

The program equips candidates with the necessary skills to proactively investigate complex security threats, allowing them to investigate, record, and report cybercrimes to prevent future attacks.

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Course Content

Module 1 (1 Lectures)

Computer Forensics in Today’s World

Module 2 (1 Lectures)

Computer Forensics Investigation Process

Module 3 (1 Lectures)

Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems

Module 4 (1 Lectures)

Data Acquisition and Duplication

Module 5 (1 Lectures)

Defeating Anti-Forensics Techniques

Module 6 (1 Lectures)

Operating System Forensics

Module 7 (1 Lectures)

Network Forensics

Module 8 (1 Lectures)

Investigating Web Attacks

Module 9 (1 Lectures)

Database Forensics

Module 10 (1 Lectures)

Cloud Forensics

Module 11 (1 Lectures)

Malware Forensics

Module 12 (1 Lectures)

Investigating Email Crimes

Module 13 (1 Lectures)

Mobile Forensics

Module 14 (1 Lectures)

Forensics Report Writing and Presentation

Course Details

Computer forensics is simply the use of computer research and analytical techniques to obtain potential legal evidence. Evidence may be required of a variety of computer crimes or misuse, including but not limited to theft of trade secrets, theft or destruction of counterfeit goods, and fraud. CHFI researchers can use a variety of methods to retrieve data stored on a computer system or obtain deleted, encrypted, or corrupted file information, known as computer data retrieval. The primary focus of the CHFI certification training from Wissenhive, online learning marketplace:

  • In-depth understanding of cyber laws for the investigation of the cyber-crimes
  • The technical know-how of the first responder role, toolkit, preserving and evaluating the digital crime scenes, conducting preliminary interviews, collecting and safeguarding electronic evidence, documenting and reporting the crime incidents aligned to the collected evidence.
  • Advance digital evidence analysis following best practices and evidence rules adhering to specific crime categories
  • Acquaintance with the image forensics, Steganography, and Steganalysis
  • Configuring and deploying computer forensics labs
  • Comprehensive theory and practical implementation sessions conducted by the dedicated security professionals from the industry
  • Test environments to carry out real-like investigations to validate your gained skills

Who should take this course?

The Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) program is ideal for IT professionals who are already working or want to make a career as a professional

  • Defense and Military personnel
  • Police and other law enforcement personnel
  • Systems administrators
  • e-Business Security professionals
  • Banking, Insurance, and other professionals
  • Legal professionals
  • IT managers
  • Government agencies


There are prerequisites for becoming EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator Professional; Wissenhive recommends at least having one of the following:

  • 2 years of work experience in information security 
  • Educational background with a digital security specialization

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Exam & Certification

Exam Details:

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Test Duration: 4 hours
  • Test Format: MCQ
  • Test Delivery: ECC exam portal
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) Certification Course

Frequently Asked Questions

Computer hacking forensic investigator certification. This certification validates skills to identify an intruder's footprints and to properly gather and analyze evidence to prosecute criminals. 

Prior completion of CEH training would be an advantage before you take the CHFI training and exam to become a CHFI.

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.

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