CHFI (Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator)

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Course Overview

Phoenix TS’ Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CFHI) course gives participants the skills needed to locate online footprints of computer perpetrators. Participants will also learn the latest information about forensic software, hardware and how to apply specialized forensic techniques.

Our 5-day, instructor-led CHFI (Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator) training and certification boot camp in Washington, DC Metro, Tysons Corner, VA, Columbia, MD or Live Online is geared toward IT security professionals in police and law enforcement, military and government, banking, network, and e-business. It will teach you how to:

  • Detect different types of attacks
  • Differentiate between various types of digital evidence
  • Gather evidence to prosecute cyber criminals
  • Secure a network & prevent an intrusion
  • Recover lost & deleted files
  • Track & investigate emails, logs, network traffic, wireless attacks & web attacks

This course will fully prepare you for the CHFI Certification exam.

You should be familiar with Windows-based computer systems before taking this course.


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Program Level


Training Delivery Methods

Group Live


5 Days / 32 hours Training

CPE credits

26 NASBA CPE Credits

Field of Study

Information Technology

Advanced Prep


Course Registration

Candidates can choose to register for the course by via any of the below methods:

Upon registration completion candidates are sent an automated course registration email that includes attachments with specific information on the class and location as well as pre-course study and test preparation material approved by the course vendor. The text of the email contains a registration confirmation as well as the location, date, time and contact person of the class.

Online enrolment closes three days before course start date.

On the first day of class, candidates are provided with instructions to register with the exam provider before the exam date.

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Course Outline

Module 01: Computer Forensics in Today’s World

Module 02: Computer Forensics Investigation Process

Module 03: Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems

Module 04: Data Acquisition and Duplication

Module 05: Defeating Anti-Forensics Techniques

Module 06: Windows Forensics

Module 07: Linux and Mac Forensics

Module 08: Network Forensics

Module 09: Investigating Web Attacks

Module 10: Dark Web Forensics

Module 11: Database Forensics

Module 12: Cloud Forensics

Module 13: Investigating Email Crimes

Module 14: Malware Forensics

Module 15: Mobile Forensics

Module 16: IoT Forensics

Exam Information

CHFI Certification Training Course Details: 

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Format: multiple choice
  • Delivery: Prometric/Pearson VUE
  • Code: 312-49

CHFI Certification Exam Objectives:

The CHFI certification exam tests candidates on these twenty-two domains:

  • Computer Forensics in Today’s World
  • Computer Forensics Investigation Process Searching and Seizing Computers
  • Digital Evidence
  • First Responder Procedures
  • Computer Forensics Lab
  • Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems
  • Windows Forensics
  • Data Acquisition and Duplication
  • Recovering Deleted Files and Deleted Partitions
  • Forensics Investigation with AccessData FTK
  • Forensics Investigation with EnCase
  • Steganography and Image File Forensics
  • Application Password Crackers
  • Log Capturing and Event Correlation
  • Network Forensics, Investigating Logs and Network Traffic
  • Investigation Wireless Attacks
  • Investigating Web Attacks
  • Tracking Emails and Investigation Email Crimes
  • Mobile Forensics
  • Investigative REports
  • Becoming and Expert Witness

Phoenix TS is an authorized testing center for Prometric and Pearson VUE exams. Register for exams by calling us at (240) 667-7757 or visiting the Pearson VUE and Prometric websites. 

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