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Belkasoft Essentials is intended for investigators of any level of expertise who want to acquire hands-on skills in computer, mobile and cloud investigation and enrich their toolkit with Belkasoft Evidence Center, all-in-one forensic solution.

It is a basic-level course which covers fundamental principles every digital forensic investigator should know. By the successful completion of the course, each participant gets strong skills in Belkasoft Evidence Center, and also deepens their knowledge about techniques behind it and methodology of digital forensic analysis.

In particular the participants will learn how to configure Belkasoft Evidence Center and start the investigation, acquire data from hard drives, smartphones and cloud, add other data sources, analyze most relevant artifacts (including internet evidence, media, registry data etc.) and overcome difficulties working with these types of artifacts. Various analysis options will be considered: extraction of artifacts from existing files, carving, live RAM analysis, hibernation and pagefile analysis.

Every module is accompanied by a set of practical exercises and all related questions will be answered during the training session.

Course details

Language: English

Duration: 2 days

Delivered by: online or onsite

MODULES

  1. Introducing Belkasoft and Belkasoft Evidence Center
  2. First steps with Evidence Center. User interface
  3. Data acquisition and main workflow
  4. Working with computer artifacts
  5. Working with mobile and cloud artifacts
  6. Search and filtering techniques
  7. Creating reports
  8. Overview of low-level analysis techniques
  9. Exercises review and wrap-up

Belkasoft Advanced is intended for investigators of intermediate or higher level of expertise who are already familiar with the fundamental principles of digital forensics and want to learn more advanced topics and enhance their skills in computer, mobile and cloud investigation using an all-in-one forensic solution - Belkasoft Evidence Center.

The course covers the basic digital investigation workflow and all major Belkasoft Evidence Center features. The participants will learn how to get the most out of their digital data sources, such as hard drives and disk images, smartphones, memory dumps, cloud storages, virtual machines, etc. Both "low-hanging fruits" and low-level analysis will be discussed. The participants will learn how to find hidden and deleted information and counter other anti forensics efforts using Hex, SQLite and Registry Forensics. In addition, you will learn how the facts and data are linked and what you could get from social graph analysis and analysis of running processes.

By the end of the course, you will learn how to get more work done with BEC in the most efficient manner, as well as expand your knowledge of digital forensics techniques and patterns.

Every module is accompanied by a set of practical exercises. All related questions will be answered during the training sessions. It is recommended that students first complete Belkasoft Essentials or have hands-on experience with Belkasoft Evidence Center (6+ months).

Course details

Language: English

Duration: 2 days

Delivered by: online or onsite

MODULES

  1. Introduction and Belkasoft Evidence Center overview
  2. Main analysis workflow, from acquisition to reporting
  3. Advanced analysis of Windows and Mac artifacts
  4. Acquisition and analysis of mobile devices
  5. Social graph analysis
  6. Hidden and deleted data analysis. Carving. SQLite analysis
  7. Live RAM analysis. Malware detection
  8. File System and Hex analysis. BelkaScript
  9. Exercises review and wrap-up

The Belkasoft Certification Training is designed to provide local/federal law enforcement, military investigative personnel and private sector security professionals on the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Forensically acquire digital evidence from computer-based storage and mobile devices
  • Analysis of artifacts from all major operating systems on server-grade, desktop, and mobile-based platforms
  • Effective reporting on pertinent findings

Through lecture, instructor-led demonstrations, and practical exercises the Belkasoft course will prepare participants identify, acquire, analyze and report on electronic/mobile artifacts utilizing the Evidence Center Platform. During course activities and exercises, participants will demonstrate the ability to perform forensically sound investigations and efficiently analyze digital artifacts pertaining to items of evidentiary value. Throughout the course, participants will discuss procedures used on the identification, acquisition, analysis, and reporting of electronic media for courtroom presentation. Participants will also discuss the importance of developing and maintaining a policy on analyzing electronic artifacts to guide examiners when conducting cases. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to draft an effective report on findings detailing the analysis process followed to locate pertinent evidence.

Course details

Language: English

Duration: 3 days

Delivered by: online or onsite

MODULES

  1. Introduction (1 hour)
  2. BEC Overview (2 hours)
  3. BEC User Interface (2.5 hours)
  4. BEC Workflow (3 hours)
  5. Search Techniques (4 hours)
  6. Multimedia Analysis (3 hours)
  7. Advanced Analysis (3 hours)
  8. BEC Reporting (1 hour)
  9. BEC Certification Exam (3 hours)

Training Schedule

training name Location duration Dates Price
Belkasoft Certified Live in Classroom class (London, UK) 3 Days Oct 2019 14-16
Belkasoft Certified Live in Classroom class (Palm Bay, USA) 3 Days Oct 2019 15-17 1950 USD
Belkasoft Essentials Live in Classroom class (Ottawa, Canada) 2 Days Nov 2019 19-20 1300 USD
Belkasoft Advanced Live in Classroom class (Ottawa, Canada) 2 Days Nov 2019 21-22 1300 USD
Belkasoft Certified Live Online class 3 Days Dec 2019 3-5 1950 USD

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