Learning Lynda – Computer Security Investigation and Response.
Cybersecurity is a growing area of IT Qualified computer forensics techs are in demand.
But even if you aren’t a forensics specialist, it can be useful to know how to collect evidence of harassment, hacking, and identity theft on your own computer or mobile phone.
This course covers the basics of computer forensics and cyber crime investigation. Author Sandra Toner provides an overview of forensic science, and discusses best practices in the field and the frameworks professionals use to conduct investigations. Then, after showing how to set up a simple lab, Sandra describes how to respond to a cyber incident without disturbing the crime scene. She dives deep into evidence collection and recovery, explaining the differences between collecting evidence from Windows, Mac, and Linux machines. The course wraps up with a look at some of the more commonly used computer forensics software tools.
Applying science to digital investigations
Understanding forensic frameworks
Defining cyber crime: harassment, hacking, and identity theft
Setting up a forensic lab
Responding to cyber incidents
Collecting and recovering evidence
Examining networks for evidence
Applying forensics to Windows, Mac, and Linux
Working with forensics tools