Computer Forensic Investigation Training

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 EC-Council for our Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator CHFI Training and 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 EC-Council’sCHFI program will prepare the student to conduct computer investigations using groundbreaking digital forensics technologies.

Computer Investigation

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 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

Electronic evidence is critical in the following situations
    •  Disloyal employees
    •  Computer break-ins
    •  Possession of pornography
    •  Breach of contract
    •  Industrial espionage
    •  E-mail Fraud
    •  Bankruptcy
    •  Disputed dismissals
    •  Web page defacements
    •  Theft of company documents

CHFI Course

Computer forensics enables the systematic and careful identification of evidence in computer related crime and abuse cases. This may range from tracing the tracks of a hacker through a client’s systems, to tracing the originator of defamatory emails, to recovering signs of fraud.


The CHFI course will provide participants the necessary skills to identify an intruder’s footprints and to properly gather the necessary evidence to prosecute in the court of law.


The CHFI course will benefit
    •  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

CHFI Exam

The CHFI certification is awarded after successfully passing the exam EC0 312-49.

CHFI   EC0 312-49   exams are available at Prometric, VUE and Prometric Prime centers around the world.

High Demand

Computer forensics graduates have been in high demand for jobs with law enforcement and that demand is growing. Starting salaries in the field can range as high as $85,000 to $120,000.