Firebrand Cyber Crime Foundation

Duration

Duration:

Only 5 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

11/3/2024 (Monday)

Overview

This course is intended to give a foundation-level knowledge, skills and behaviours to specialist cybercrime units involved in the Prepare, Protect, Prevent and Pursue strategy for cyber.

This course focuses on the skills required to:

  • Understand and define the key concepts of cybersecurity, cybercrime and cyber-enabled crime.
  • Understand and apply knowledge of core ICT systems and networks.
  • Understand and apply the relevant laws, regulations, standards and guidelines involved within cybercrime and the collection of digital evidence.
  • Understand the core aspects of Prepare, Prevent, Protect and Pursue when related to cybercrime.
  • Understand and apply the principles of digital forensics in line with relevant standards.

At course completion learners will have knowledge of the following areas:

  • Cybercrime Investigation – Law and Practice.
  • Fundamentals of computers, ICT systems and devices.
  • Concepts and application of virtualisation in support of an investigation.
  • Fundamentals of networking frameworks and protocols including wireless technologies and the collection of relevant material in support of an investigation.
  • Collection and analysis of digital evidence from computer systems, networks and devices including imaging techniques, wireless surveys and kiosk-style triage of material.
  • Fundamentals of cloud-based technologies and the application of relevant legal and regulatory frameworks.
  • Open source intelligence and investigation, including the Surface, Deep and Dark Web.
  • Cybersecurity concepts, including an understanding of IoCs, TTPs and current threat actors.
  • Cybersecurity risk.
  • Cryptography and the employment of cryptographic systems.
  • Cryptocurrency concepts and investigation.
  • Neurodiversity.

At the end of this course, you will have proven that you have the knowledge to define and identify the core aspects of cybersecurity and cybercrime. You will also be able to conduct fundamental investigations of digital systems and analyse digital material as part of an investigation or in fast-time support for interview situations.

Why sit your course with Firebrand Training?

  1. You'll be trained in just 5 days. You'll learn fast when you're taught by law enforcement professionals
  2. Our 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 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 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

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn 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
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

  • 01: Fundamentals of Computing
  • 02: Virtualisation and Alternative OS
  • 03: Cybercrime Actors and Actions
  • 04: Cybercrime Investigation
  • 05: Hard Drives and Portable OS
  • 06: The Internet
  • 07: Internet Intelligence and Investigation
  • 08: Open Source Research
  • 09: The Cloud
  • 10: Email and Internet Chat
  • 11: Cryptography
  • 12: Networking
  • 13: Router Examination
  • 14: Internet of Things
  • 15: Digital Currency
  • 16: Routes into Hacking and Neurodiversity

Exam Track

At the end of your accelerated course, you'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Cyber Crime Foundation exam

  • Format: Online and multiple choice

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

Delegates should have completed a series of College of Policing packages prior to attendance and be actively involved in a law enforcement, MoD or HMG agency cyber-related units or an investigation team.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 134,561 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.40% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"Detailed and thorough training in a great environment."
Anonymous, SYP. (8/1/2024 (Monday) to 12/1/2024 (Friday))

"Detailed and thorough training in a great environment."
Anonymous, SYP. (8/1/2024 (Monday) to 12/1/2024 (Friday))

"I attended the Cyber Crime Foundation course with very little knowledge.. The instructor was fantastic, explained subjects in depth and allowed a good amount of time for questions. I came away with lots of knowledge ready to use what I've learnt in my day-to-day role."
JS. (8/1/2024 (Monday) to 12/1/2024 (Friday))

"I attended the Cyber Crime Foundation course with very little knowledge.. The instructor was fantastic, explained subjects in depth and allowed a good amount of time for questions. I came away with lots of knowledge ready to use what I've learnt in my day-to-day role."
JS. (8/1/2024 (Monday) to 12/1/2024 (Friday))

"I very much enjoyed the training! It is a must for police officers new to Cyber Crime Units and is delivered at a good pace. Very good trainer with exceptional knowledge and enthusiasm."
Steve Lloyd, West Mercia Police. (8/1/2024 (Monday) to 12/1/2024 (Friday))

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