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.


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

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

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 +33 (0) 181 22 44 68.

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.

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

See Prerequisites...

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 +33 (0) 181 22 44 68 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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"Great trainers - many thanks."
Anonymous. (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. (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 . (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. (24/6/2019 to 28/6/2019)

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

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