Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (C|HFI)

Every criminal leaves a trail, be prepared to uncover them!

EC-Council’s C|HFI program prepares cybersecurity professionals with the knowledge and skills to perform effective digital forensics investigations. This includes establishing the forensics process, lab and evidence handling procedures, as well as the investigation procedures required to validate the incident. Forensic readiness is crucial, either for minor incidents or major cyber-attacks.

The program includes more than 68 forensic labs, enabling students to work on evidence files and utilize tools developed by the world’s leading digital forensics professionals. The program goes beyond hardware and memory forensics and students will learn a methodological approach to computer forensics, such as searching and seizing, chain-of-custody, acquisition, preservation, analysis, and reporting of digital evidence.

Join our C|HFI Program and learn how to uncover and prosecute cybercriminals.

Training Includes:

  • Instructor-led Classroom Training or Live-online (by EC-Council Certified Instructors)
  • Official EC-Council Courseware
  • iLabs, Online Labs (6 Months Access)
  • Certification Exam Voucher
  • Test Preparation Program
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Extra training hours (48 hours instead of 40)

Who is it for?

IT Professionals and Forensics Professionals with basic knowledge of IT and cybersecurity, computer forensics, incident response, and threat vectors.

CHFI Course Outline

  • Module 01: Computer Forensics in Today’s World
  • Module 02: Computer Forensics Investigation Process
  • Module 03: Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems
  • Module 04: Data Acquisition and Duplication
  • Module 05: Defeating Anti-Forensics Techniques
  • Module 06: Windows Forensics
  • Module 07: Linux and Mac Forensics
  • Module 08: Network Forensics
  • Module 09: Malware Forensics
  • Module 10: Investigating Web Attacks
  • Module 11: Dark Web Forensics
  • Module 12: Cloud Forensics
  • Module 13: Email and Social Media Forensics
  • Module 14: Mobile Forensics
  • Module 15: IoT Forensics

CHFI Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Build skills for diverse types of digital forensic investigation and knowledge of volatile and non-volatile data acquisition and examination of all Operating Systems
  • Become proficient in malware forensics process and malware analysis
  • Learn social media forensics and wireless network forensics
  • Emphasis on electron application and web browser forensics
  • Gain in-depth skills in mobile forensics analysis
  • Learn how to perform digital forensics investigation through Python scripting
  • Master a unique skill set: the C|HFI is the first to offer dark web and IoT forensics
  • Become skilled in forensic methodologies for Cloud Infrastructure (AWS, Azure and GCP)
  • Gain skills on defeating anti-forensic techniques
  • Learn the latest digital forensics tools/platforms and frameworks
  • Lab setup simulates real-life networks and platforms
  • Increase your employability!


Instruction Languages EL, EN
Certificate of Attendance Yes
Certification Track C|HFI – Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator
Offered Online Yes
Partner Institution EC Council


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