Course Overview

  • What are course description?

    Microsoft Windows is a Microsoft owned group of Graphical User Interface Operating Systems that has a market base of more than 70% users worldwide. It’s market share is more than double than that of its competitors. The main reason behind its grand success which is maintained through decades is its Simple to Use Software's. As compared to other OS’s Windows Family has a very easy to use and beginner friendly environment. This is why it's by default shipped with the majority of computers. So, as it has a great market base, it's the one that's also been used in most of the Cyber Crimes, so, to investigate those we need experts who are well aware of the Forensic Facts of Windows and its Family of OS’s. In Forensics, investigations are never just tool dependent rather they rely on both tools and skilled Investigators. So, just tools never help in accuracy of Information which is the most important factor in Forensic Investigations.


    This course is for individuals who have interest in Digital Forensics and want to improve their skill set by adding Windows Forensics as one of their expertise. In this course, we cover up the basic concepts of Operating Systems so that students can have a clear view of how an OS functions and what role does File Systems play and how they are structured inside an system to store Data. We cover different File Systems that are found in different versions of Windows. The topics of Registry Forensics is very useful in windows as Registry Hives gives out most of the information that reduces many investigation steps and efforts too.Also students are provided with Hands-on sessions on topics like File Carving, Artifact Analysis where they get a thorough understanding of how different prebuilt applications like Web Mail CLients, CLoud Services clients etc use Windows system and how can they provide us information. After that advanced concepts are introduced where we cover topics like RAM Capture and Analysis ,Virtualization Concepts and Data Extraction from Virtual Concepts.


    Certified Ethical Hackers, Certified Digital Forensic Analysts,SOC Aspirants,SOC L1,L2 Analysts, Security Consultants, IT Security Managers,Risk and COmpliance Managers Incident Response Individuals,Engineers, IT Professionals,Law Enforcement Officials


    Yes, during the training, students are given several mandatory projects and assignments to enhance skills and gain some professional exposure.


    Basic Knowledge of Cyber Security, Networking, Digital Forensics or any work experience in the related domains.


    Certificates are valid after 3 years. After expiry, certificates can be renewed by giving a certificate renewal exam.


    Introduction to Operating System

    OS Fundamentals

    File Systems Fundamentals

    Windows File Systems Overview

    NTFS,FAT,exFAT File Systems

    Introduction to Digital Forensics

    Digital Forensics Methodologies

    Registry Forensics

    System Artifacts Collection

    Webmail Clients Analysis

    MS Office Document Analysis

    RecycleBin Analysis

    Media File Analysis

    Metadata Analysis

    Event Logs Analysis

    File Recovery

    Registry Key Recovery

    System Artifacts Analysis

    RAM Capture

    RAM Analysis

    Virtualization Concepts

    Adv Virtualization Concepts

    Report Writing

    Career Aspects in Digital Forensics

    Exam & certification

    • Eligibility for Certification?

      Students with scores above 70% in the exams are only eligible for Certificates Charges For Certification?

    • Price for Certification?

      The Price for Certification is also included in the course fee. No extra charge is needed for Certificates

    • Validity of Issued Certificates?

      All the issued certificates are valid for 3 years from the Date of Issue.It can be renewed after clearing the renewal examination.

    Course advisor

    CDI Team

    CDI is an emerging Information Security company with an Aim to provide Information Security Solutions to clients with a wide array of platforms: Networks, Web Applications,Servers and Databases.


    • Is the Course For Beginners?

      No, This course demands at least some basic knowledge of Cyber Security concepts along with other concepts like Digital Forensics, Incident Response

    • Scope of the Domain/Skill/Certification?

      This is a widely demanded skill of Certified Windows Forensics Expert and will always be in demand until people migrate to some other OS other than MS Windows platforms.

    • Can Entry Level Cyber Sec Professional Enroll?

      No, Entry Level Cyber Security Professional cannot Enroll for this Course as this has some prerequisites of the Digital Forensic skills or related domains. Contact our office incase of eligibility queries.

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