This course will enable students to develop the necessary knowledge and skills for the recovery and interpretation of admissible evidence from computers which are, or have been, connected to a network. Students will learn by building a local area network, capturing network traffic and acquiring evidence relating to both wired and wireless network access.
At a glance
- 04 - 08 Dec 2017
- Duration5 days
- LocationCranfield University at Shrivenham
- Cost£1,750 - Company (anyone being paid for by their company). A limited number of MOD sponsored places are available. Concessions available
Course structureThe course is delivered via practical sessions and lectures in the Centre for Forensic Computing’s dedicated classroom. The course culminates in both theory and practical examinations.
What you will learn
On successful completion of this course those attending will be able to:
- Identify potential sources of admissible evidence on a network of computers
- Explain the function of common network devices and protocols
- Formulate a strategy for the recovery of evidence from any specific network
- Apply appropriate methods for the recovery and analysis of evidence from a networked computer.
- Seizure planning for home to corporate networks
- Local area network (LAN) technologies and protocols
- Building a network
- Wireless network analysis
- Mapping a suspect network
- Recovering server and client artefacts
- Remote access.
Upgrade to a professional qualificationThis short course will be taught at Masters standard as it is one of the modules that comprise the postgraduate Forensic Modular Masters Programme. Registering for this accredited short course and successfully passing the associated assessment will gain you 10 Cranfield credits. These could then be used to apply for a transfer towards a PgCert/PgDip or MSc in the Forensic Programme should you wish to complete one of these courses within five years.
Who should attend
Digital forensics investigators from law enforcement, private consultancies and government who wish to expand their knowledge and practical skills in the recovery of evidence from computer networks.
The course would also benefit those involved in network security or computer incident response.
£766 - Individual (anyone paying for themselves to attend).
£383 - Student (a current student from any university or a former student of Cranfield University).
Accommodation options and pricesPlease contact us for information regarding accommodation.
Location and travel
Cranfield Defence and Security (CDS) is a Cranfield School based at the Ministry of Defence establishment on the Oxfordshire/Wiltshire borders.
Shrivenham itself lies in the picturesque Vale of the White Horse, close to the M4 motorway which links London and South Wales. It is 7 miles from Swindon, the nearest town, which lies off the M4 at the hub of Britain’s motorway network.
Bath, Cheltenham, Bristol and Oxford are all within an hour’s drive and London less than two hours away by car.
All visitors must be pre-booked in at reception by the person they are visiting on the campus.
Read our Professional development (CPD) booking conditions.