Course Description

This course provides a review of topics and exam preparation for the Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) exam. The CHFI v8 Certification Training Camp is a 5-day or 10-night hands-on interactive course that covers using today’s tools in the forensic trade, including software, hardware and specialized techniques used in computer hacking forensic investigation or in the process of detecting hacking attacks and properly extracting evidence to report the crime and conduct audits to prevent future attacks. This knowledge or certification applies to security officers, auditors, security professionals, site administrators, and really anyone who is concerned about digital evidence acquisition, or handling and analysis in a forensically sound manner. In this course students prepare for the CHFI exam by studying the forensic trade through lectures and hands-on lab exercises. In addition, the application and testing process for the CHFI as well as key topics on the exam are covered.

Course Outline

  • 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 Using AccessData FTK
  • Forensics Investigation Using EnCase
  • Steganography and Image File Forensics
  • Application Password Crackers
  • Log Capturing and Event Correlation
  • Network Forensics, Investigating Logs and Investigating Network Traffic
  • Investigating Wireless Attacks
  • Investigating Web Attacks
  • Tracking Emails and Investigating Email Crimes
  • Mobile Forensics
  • Investigative Reports
  • Becoming an Expert Witness

Additional Information

The CHFI course package includes:
  • Physical courseware
  • 6 months access to EC-Council's official Online lab environment (iLabs) with all tools pre-loaded into platform

Exam Details CHFI:

  • Exam Code: 312-49 (IBT), 312-49 (VUE) or EC0-349 (APTC)
  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Availability: Prometric Prime/ Prometric APTC/ VUE
  • Test Format: Multiple Choice

The Academic Unit Eligibility is based on contact hours, level of difficulty and certification exam results. Please note that college credit eligibility is a formal academic process that is unconnected to SLU’s Workforce Center.  We encourage all students to email their official exam results to info@workforcecenter.slu.edu so we can house pass/fail results in their student portal for verification.


It is strongly recommended that you attend the CEH class before enrolling into CHFI program.  


30 Hours | 5 Days or 10 Nights

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Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) Bootcamp
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5:30PM to 8:30PM
Oct 25, 2021 to Nov 24, 2021
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