Cyber Crime Investigation

- Only 5 Days

Become a confident cybercrime investigator in just 5 days on this accelerated course. You’ll build on the skills gained during the Cyber Crime Foundation as you quickly learn advanced computer investigation techniques.

During this accelerated Cyber Crime Investigation course you’ll study the techniques you need to undergo deeper analysis of devices computer networks. You’ll also build knowledge across:

  • First responder skills, equipment and techniques
  • Linux operating systems and how to acquire data from various distributions
  • Wireless techniques and equipment
  • Advanced networking across physical and logical networks
  • Logs and Windows Registry

You’ll become proactive when carrying out investigations on both live and archived computer systems as you quickly identify lines of enquiry and make accurate investigative decisions.

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Realistic crime scene challenges

Each day your team will meet a fresh crime scene challenge, giving you the opportunity to improve your investigation, analysis and reporting skills. These exercises are based on realistic cases and involve entering a series of realistic premises and conducting a live investigation.

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Six reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be Cyber Crime Investigation trained in just 5 days. You'll learn fast when you're taught by law enforcement professionals
  2. Our Cyber Crime Investigation course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. You’ll learn more. Get immersed in the world of cyber crime as you learn from instructors with experience in cyber crime operations and policing
  4. You’ll learn Cyber Crime Investigation faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  5. You’ll be studying Cyber Crime Investigation with the best. We've trained over 2,300 police officers across 30+ forces in the UK and gained national coverage in the BBC
  6. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. Get access to the Turing Cyber Suite and study the latest developments in cyber crime

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Core Concepts

Cyber case & custody management

Understanding how to best manage case building and development of digital evidence, disclosure issues and considerations, and effective management of suspects and custody considerations.


Management of specialist cyber resources

Overview of specialist cyber resource skills, knowledge and capabilities, including what each role involves and realistic expectations of staff.


Digital evidence at court

Presenting digital and technical evidence at court.


Digital device fundamentals

Identifying different device types and their capabilities at a fundamental level to aid in knowing what to seize, how and when, and what will likely require further expert advice and supervision.


Contemporaneous notes for digital evidence

Knowing what is of relevance and importance when making contemporaneous notes relating to digital device seizures.


Triage of mobile devices

The use of kiosk and/or triage equipment to carry out basic data acquisition and automated report building processes on mobile and tablet devices.


Triage of computing devices

The use of kiosk and/or triage equipment to carry out basic data acquisition and automated report building processes on traditional computer and laptop devices.


Live data acquisition from powered-on computers

Triage of artefacts on the scene. Initial analysis of artefacts on the scene to identify and prioritise artefacts of potential evidential value for seizure and further analysis.


Enumeration of network devices

Mapping out the logical incident scene, identifying internal and external network boundaries.


Example Terms, Techniques and Technologies

Bash and Python

Basic scripts for automating OS and network administrative activities and for acquiring/extracting data from respective log files.


Windows Registry and Log

Understanding of the Windows Registry and its investigative opportunities.


Tier 1 - Triage examination of mobile phone

Logical imaging download of mobile phone device.


Tier 2 - Triage of computer devices

Imaging and basic examination of computer device.


Basic network security

Understanding Firewalls, IDS, IPS, Netflow, Wireshark data captures.


Continuity of evidence & chain of custody

How to maintain and ensure chain of custody for digital devices and evidence.


Contemporaneous notes

Refresh on how to keep appropriate notes, and how to take relevant notes for the handling of digital devices.


Incident attendance & golden hour principles

Initial considerations when attending a scene and how Golden Hour Principles relate to digital offences.


Mobile phones & satellite navigation systems

Types, opportunities and timescales for examinations and likely standard outputs.


Suspect & witness management

Management both at the scene and remotely.


Learning Objectives

Knowledge and understanding:

  • Powers and procedures surrounding the secure handling and seizure of digital evidence and related articles
  • Triaging techniques, processes and methodologies for acquiring and viewing digital data and associated risks

Performance and practice:

  • Capability to deliver complex and technical evidence in a court room scenario, including cross-examination
  • Awareness and capability of taking contemporaneous notes where necessary and relevant during incident management and exhibit handling and seizure situations
  • Complex triage activities for acquiring and viewing digital data using appropriate tools for mobile and tablet devices
  • Work effectively with others in undertaking complex tasks for identifying network topologies and digital devices

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You’ll sit the following exams during your accelerated Cyber Crime Investigation course:

  • Cyber Crime Investigation exam
    • Online
    • Multiple choice
  • Practical crime scene exercises
    • Each practical crime scene exercise will be assessed throughout this course

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on +34 911 23 77 24.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our GIAC, CREST or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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As this training builds on the knowledge gained during the Cyber Crime Foundation course, Firebrand recommend you have completed it first.

If you have not attended the Cyber Crime Foundation course, Firebrand alternatively recommend you possess the Professionalising Investigation Programme (PIP) Level 2 or equivalent higher investigation qualification.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +34 911 23 77 24 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 72,589 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.76% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

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"Great trainers - many thanks."
Anonymous. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (24/6/2019 to 28/6/2019)

"I have really enjoyed the Cyber Crime Phase 2 course where there has been an emphasis on practical work and embedding the knowledge gained from Phase 1."
D.M., Cheshire Police. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (24/6/2019 to 28/6/2019)

"Fab course- learnt lots and its given me lots of things to take away to use in the work place Excellent trainers "
Clare Hargreaves, Avon & Somerset Police . - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (24/6/2019 to 28/6/2019)

"Training was very informative and relevant in my role. Delivery was paced well by knowledgeable instructors."
Anonymous, Humberside Police. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (24/6/2019 to 28/6/2019)

"The trainers were great and made some dry topics enjoyable to learn."
Anonymous. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (20/5/2019 to 24/5/2019)

"The course was very useful for a practitioner to be able to go and investigate cyber crime offences."
Stephen Jones, South Wales Police. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (26/11/2018 to 30/11/2018)

"Engaging and fun course which is very practical."
Ed Bell. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (26/11/2018 to 30/11/2018)

"Good training course which gave lots of new skills which I could put into practice during practical scenarios. Nice mix of police technical experience and industry technical experience."
Anonymous. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (26/11/2018 to 30/11/2018)

"GOOD PRACTICALS WITH USEFUL TECHNICAL INSIGHTS."
S.B., NOTTINGHAMSHIRE POLICE. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (26/11/2018 to 30/11/2018)

"A detailed course combining theory with practical elements. Would recommend to others."
J.W.. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (8/10/2018 to 12/10/2018)

"An intense course taught in an informative and enjoyable way."
Anonymous. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (8/10/2018 to 12/10/2018)

"I learnt a lot that will help me with my work. The trainers were knowledgeable and approachable."
Giles Murphy, DC Cyber Crime & DMI. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (8/10/2018 to 12/10/2018)

"An overall good course that was well delivered. Built well on the first course and helped with bedding in the concepts."
Anonymous - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (5/2/2018 to 9/2/2018)

"Excellent instruction from both instructors, thank you so much. I have learnt so much, even more than I thought."
Anonymous - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (11/12/2017 to 15/12/2017)

"Very useful course for anybody who will be investigating cyber crime as part of their occupation. "
Anonymous - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (16/10/2017 to 20/10/2017)

"A must for all Cyber Crime Investigators at all levels."
Anonymous - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (13/6/2016 to 17/6/2016)

"The instructor was extremely knowledgeable about his subject area and an inspirational teacher. The Cyber Crime courses are extremely interesting and make me want to come back for more technical courses such as the CEH and CISSP. "
Anonymous - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (13/6/2016 to 17/6/2016)

"Great course. Clear and Concise. "
Anonymous - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (9/5/2016 to 13/5/2016)

"Very informative"
Ed McBryde-Wilding, EMSOU. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (9/5/2016 to 13/5/2016)

"Excellent training"
Robert Pugh, EMSOU - Police. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (9/5/2016 to 13/5/2016)

"Excellent trainer, great learning environment."
T.F. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (9/5/2016 to 13/5/2016)

"No reliance on PowerPoint. The instructor used a whiteboard the way it was supposed to used. A fully interactive learning experience. PowerPoint on your local screen if you needed it. Perfect."
Mark Hooker, NCA / NCCU. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (18/4/2016 to 22/4/2016)

"Enjoyable course with very thorough relevant content."
Anonymous - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (18/4/2016 to 22/4/2016)

"These courses are very full on, taught by trainers who know their subject inside and out and are not reliant in any way on PowerPoint to see them through. It's a brilliant environment to learn in and a very enjoyable experience."
T.L. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (11/4/2016 to 15/4/2016)

"The instructors were highly skilled, experienced and exceptional trainers. Course content was fantastic. Thanks again."
Anonymous - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (11/4/2016 to 15/4/2016)

"Great practical training. Engaging trainer. "
Anonymous - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (11/4/2016 to 15/4/2016)

"This is the second Firebrand course I have attended, extremely pleased with the course content and help from the tutors. Great Stuff. I look forward to coming back soon!"
G.B. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (22/2/2016 to 26/2/2016)

"Good course and will assist those working within this sector."
Martin Woodroffe, Police. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (22/2/2016 to 26/2/2016)

"A good course and excellent tool for law enforcement working in Cyber Crime Units."
Louise Shea, Met Police. - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (22/2/2016 to 26/2/2016)

"Thanks Firebrand! Another well thought out and relevant course."
Anonymous - Cyber Crime Investigation (5 days) (14/12/2015 to 18/12/2015)

"Great Course, It gives a great overview of the technology and systems used in cybercrime. I would definitely recommend this course to any Cyber investigator starting out on this career path."
Jim Lyons, GMP. - Cyber Crime Foundation (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 11/1/2019)

"Very technically informative, providing useful professional / policing and investigative context. Engaging and knowledgeable course trainer."
Lee Brighton, West Mercia Police. - Cyber Crime Foundation (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 11/1/2019)

"I did not know what to expect from this course. I was relieved that there was a room of law enforcement professionals with common learning goals. The course was bespoke for law enforcement with an appropriate mix of law and technical components. The course was delivered with such enthusiasm that it was contagious and brought the material alive. Grateful for the course and looking forward to the next one!"
C.M.. - Cyber Crime Foundation (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 11/1/2019)

"Great training method and delivery. Recommend to all."
Caroline Houghton, Beds Police. - Cyber Crime Foundation (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 11/1/2019)

"Highly recommended very accessible training."
J.S.. - Cyber Crime Foundation (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 11/1/2019)

"Excellent training course delivered in such a way that almost anyone would be able to grasp the basic concepts of cyber crime. Will highly recommend to others in my force. "
Jonathan Lodge, West Yorkshire Police. - Cyber Crime Foundation (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 11/1/2019)

"The instructor managed to pitch the course at just the right level, taking into account the differing levels of skill in the room. "
Phill Darling, West Yorkshire Police. - Cyber Crime Foundation (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 11/1/2019)

"Arrived at course with very limited IT knowledge. Due to the course content and how it was delivered I left with a greater understanding. All of which will enable me to full fill my role with my organisation. "
Craig Sinclair, Northumbria Police . - Cyber Crime Foundation (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 11/1/2019)

"Good entry level course for Cyber Crime, well taught with a trainer who is able to relate the concepts to the real world. "
R.M.. - Cyber Crime Foundation (4 days) (7/1/2019 to 11/1/2019)

"A great quality course, very relevant and the trainers were good at delivering the content. Very knowledgeable in the subject area. Extra support was offered if required and the pace of the course was good."
Z.P.. - Cyber Crime Internet Intelligence and Investigation (5 days) (1/10/2018 to 5/10/2018)

"Great week with the training team. They bounced off each other well. Material was detailed enough with good practicals to assist learning. "
D.P., Metropolitan Police. - Cyber Crime Internet Intelligence and Investigation (5 days) (1/10/2018 to 5/10/2018)

"Well organised good facilities and excellent course content."
Anonymous. - Cyber Crime Internet Intelligence and Investigation (5 days) (1/10/2018 to 5/10/2018)

"An in depth and thoroughly enjoyable course, with special thanks to our trainers who have a great deal of knowledge and understanding."
A.T., Merseyside Police. - Cyber Crime Internet Intelligence and Investigation (5 days) (1/10/2018 to 5/10/2018)

"A great quality course, very relevant and the trainers were good at delivering the content. Very knowledgeable in the subject area. Extra support was offered if required and the pace of the course was good."
Z.P.. - Cyber Crime Internet Intelligence and Investigation (5 days) (1/10/2018 to 5/10/2018)

"Excellent facilities, excellent course. Did exactly what it said on the tin."
Paul Bryanton, MPS. - Cyber Crime Internet Intelligence and Investigation (5 days) (1/10/2018 to 5/10/2018)

"Excellent course, a very intense 5 days covering a large topic area but very well delivered. "
Mark Nicholson, South Yorkshire Police. - Cyber Crime Foundation (4 days) (17/12/2018 to 21/12/2018)

"A very informative and valuable course providing the basis for cyber crime investigation."
T.F., Wiltshire Police. - Cyber Crime Foundation (4 days) (17/12/2018 to 21/12/2018)

"I knew very little about Computers, Networks and Wireless etc before coming on this course. I appreciated that the learning took me from ground level to a good level of knowledge at a pace that was not overwhelming to me and now feel confident with knowledge, understanding and abilities."
L.D.. - Cyber Crime Foundation (4 days) (17/12/2018 to 21/12/2018)

"A very good Course, Tutor and atmosphere to work in."
Anonymous. - Cyber Crime Foundation (4 days) (5/11/2018 to 9/11/2018)

"Really good course, the instructor's delivery was excellent, he made things very easy to understand and I would certainly recommend this course to other colleagues as a result. "
C.W.. - Cyber Crime Foundation (4 days) (5/11/2018 to 9/11/2018)

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