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FORENSIC INVESTIGATION

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FORENSIC INVESTIGATION: A STEP TO SOLVE CYBER CRIME

  • 30 Sept 2019
  • Admin

FORENSIC SCIENCE:
A process of investigating or examining something or someone with the purpose of identification or verification.

CYBER FORENSICS:
“Analysis of digital information and data retrieved from digital media/devices”

INVESTIGATION vs FORENSIC INVESTIGATION


• INVESTIGATION:
A process of investigating or examining something or someone with the purpose of identification or verification.

• FORENSIC INVESTIGATION:
Investigation with the help of forensically sound manner and principles to identify key facts related to a crime or incident.

THE SEVEN S’S OF FORENSIC INVESTIGATION
• Securing the scene.
• Scanning the scene.
• Separating the witnesses.
• Sketch & Photograph the scene.
• Seeing the scene.
• Searching for pieces of evidence.
• Securing and collecting evidence.

WHY KNOWLEDGE OF FORENSICS IS IMPORTANT?
• For law and justice.
• Provides justice to the victim.
• Helps to catch/punish criminals.
• Provides an additional benefit to the investigator during the investigation.
• Evidence collection and authentication.

ISSUES ARISE WHILE IGNORING FORENSICS
• Useful & important evidence being compromised/ lost or destroyed.
• Pieces of evidence not being admissible in the court of law due to integrity and authenticity issues.
• It can lead to the wrong direction.
• Destroy the image of Justice System.

WHY CHFI CERTIFICATION REQUIRED?
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigators are those forensic experts who deal with the investigation of cybercrimes related to digital devices.

CHFI certified professionals investigate hacker’s attacks by using various methods of evidence collection and extraction.

WHY CHFI CERTIFICATION IS IMPORTANT?
CHFI is a certification by EC-Council (International Council of E-Commerce Consultants). Now a day’s Cyber Crimes become more common. With increasing the technology Cyber Criminals becoming more technical and advanced and due to this hacking, cracking malware attacks, identity theft, credit/debit card fraud and other financial frauds become more common. Government sectors, private firms, and even common people are facing such types of frauds.

WHO SHOULD DO CHFI CERTIFICATION?
The course is specially designed for forensic departments and IT professionals, who involved in the field of Cyber Security, IT security, computer or cyber forensics, and also for:
• The police department and other law enforcement officers
• Defence and Military department
• E-commerce and e-Business IT department
• Graduate and Postgraduate students
• Systems administrators
• Cyber lawyers and other Legal professionals
• Banking and Insurance sectors specially deal with internet banking etc