For IT professionals, CHFI certification is a third-party validation of your skills, that helps distinguish you from your peers. Beyond demonstrating a level of competency and proficiency, certification proves that you are committed to your cause and that you’ve invested the time and money to prove it. Holding a certification also makes you a more valuable employee, and often results in raises, promotions, and a better career.
For Organizations, CHFI certification identify the credentials that can be used to hire the right employee. Having certified employees also increases sales for the organization by proving to prospective clients that the organization has the skills to support its claims.
Computer hacking forensic investigation is the process of detecting hacking attacks and properly extracting evidence to report the crime and conduct audits to prevent future attacks.
Computer crime in today’s cyber world is on the rise. Computer Investigation techniques are being used by police, government and corporate entities globally and many of them turn to Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator CHFI Certification Program.
Computer Security and Computer investigations are changing terms. More tools are invented daily for conducting Computer Investigations, be it computer crime, digital forensics, computer investigations, or even standard computer data recovery. The tools and techniques covered in CHFI program will prepare the student to conduct computer investigations using groundbreaking digital forensics technologies.
Computer forensics is simply the application of computer investigation and analysis techniques in the interests of determining potential legal evidence. Evidence might be sought in a wide range of computer crime or misuse, including but not limited to theft of trade secrets, theft of or destruction of intellectual property, and fraud. CHFI investigators can draw on an array of methods for discovering data that resides in a computer system, or recovering deleted, encrypted, or damaged file information known as computer data recovery.
This course is designed for Police and other law enforcement personnel, Defense and Military personnel, e-Business Security professionals, Systems administrators, Legal professionals, Banking, Insurance and other professionals, Government agencies, IT managers and anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network infrastructure.
A Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator CHFI certified professional will be able to:
Why should I become a Computer Hacking Forensic Investigators (CHFI)?
Digital forensic practices stem from forensic science, the science of collecting and examining evidence or materials. Digital or computer forensics focuses on the digital domain including computer forensics, network forensics, and mobile forensics. As the cyber security profession evolves, organizations are learning the importance of employing digital forensic practices into their everyday activities. Computer forensic practices can help investigate attacks, system anomalies, or even help System administrators detect a problem by defining what is normal functional specifications and validating system information for irregular behaviors.
In the event of a cyber-attack or incident, it is critical investigations be carried out in a manner that is forensically sound to preserve evidence in the event of a breach of the law. Far too many cyber-attacks are occurring across the globe where laws are clearly broken and due to improper or non-existent forensic investigations, the cyber criminals go either unidentified, undetected, or are simply not prosecuted.
Cyber Security professionals who acquire a firm grasp on the principles of digital forensics can become invaluable members of Incident Handling and Incident response teams. The Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator course provides a strong baseline knowledge of key concepts and practices in the digital forensic domains relevant to today’s organizations. CHFI provides its attendees a firm grasp on the domains of digital forensics.
Digital forensics is a key component in Cyber Security. Many people hear the term forensics, or computer forensics, or digital forensics and instantly think, that’s just for law enforcement, but the truth is, digital forensics has a key place on every cyber security team. In fact, without it, chances are your organizations Security posture and maturity will fail to see its full potential.
How are the Job Prospects for Computer Hacking Forensic Investigators (CHFI)?
Cyber security as a profession has seen tremendous growth over the past 10 years and EC-Council has been on the leading edge of this profession. Practices in Network Defense, Ethical Hacking, and Penetration Testing have proven to be the pillars of cyber security teams across the globe and Digital Forensics is no exception. Whether you operate a team of 2 or 2,000 to tackle Cyber issues facing your organization, digital forensics must be a part of the equation as a critical skill and daily practice.
Who provides the certification?
This course prepares you for EC-Council Certified Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator Certification exam 312-49
Why Is Electronic Evidence Critical for IT Organizations?
Evidence might be sought in a wide range of cyber-crimes or instances of computer misuse, including, but not limited to, exposing trade secrets, theft of intellectual property, and also fraud. CHFI investigators use an array of methods for discovering data hidden in a computer system that may involve recovering deleted, encrypted, or damaged file information.
Producing electronic evidence becomes very critical in situations such as breach of contract, computer break-ins, disloyal employees, disputed dismissals, theft of company documents, industrial spying, e-mail fraud, web-page defacements, bankruptcy, etc.
Career Prospects for a Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator
There is a tremendous demand for CHFI-certified professionals across industries. CHFI-certified individuals are being hired not only by IT and IT security firms but also by law enforcement agencies, defense and military sectors, legal practices, banking, and insurance companies.
The CHFI certification validates a candidate’s skills to gather the necessary evidence of theft to prosecute in a court of law. Starting salaries in the field can range as high as $85,000 to $120,000. According to Payscale.com, on an average, a Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) earns around $86,000 annually in the U.S. Top employers include Sentek Global, Paylocity, Northrop Grumman Corporation, and U.S. Navy.
The certified CHFI professionals can pursue the following roles:
With ransomware attacks like ‘WannaCry’ causing mayhem and business losses to the organizations, raising defenses against Malware & Ransomware attack is the need of the hour.
How Can Global Information Technology Help?
Global Information Technology has multi-vendor facilities and is an Accredited Training Center for EC-Council. It has a team of experienced instructors who have specific skills in Computer Forensics. They are capable of training applicants for CHFI and other certifications offered by EC-Council.
This CHFI course will prepare you for the CHFI Exam is part of the course and is offered as a proctored exam the last day of class.
Course Number : CHFI-0-0100
Duration : 48 hours
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