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CHFI - Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator

CHFI EC-Council Certification Training Course in Washington, DC - San Diego, CA

SecureNinja's CHFI v9 (5) five-day training and certification boot camp in Washington, DC Metro, and San Diego, CA will provide participants with a detailed methodological approach to computer forensics and evidence analysis. CHFI is a comprehensive course covering all possible forensic investigation scenarios that enable students to acquire necessary hands-on experience on various forensic investigation techniques, and CHFI provides candidates with standard forensic tools necessary to successfully carry out a computer forensic investigation leading to the prosecution of proprietors.

Digital technologies are changing the face of business. As organizations rapidly embracing digital technologies such as cloud, mobile, big data and IOT, the context of digital forensics is more relevant than before. The growing number of cyber crimes has changed the role of forensics from DNA to Digital. 
Over the last many years, EC-Council’s CHFI certification has gained massive traction and recognition among Fortune 500 enterprises globally. It has immensely benefited professionals from law enforcement, criminal investigation, defense, and security field. CHFI v9, the latest version of the program has been designed for professionals handling digital evidence while investigating cybercrimes. It is developed by an experienced panel of subject matter experts and industry specialists, and also has set global standards for computer forensics best practices. In addition, it also aims at elevating the knowledge, understanding, and skill levels of in cyber security and forensics practitioners.

 ”Computer forensics graduates have been in high demand for jobs with law enforcement and that demand is growing. Starting salaries in the field can range as high as $85,000 to $120,000.”

Why CHFI v9

  • The CHFI v9 program has been redesigned and updated after thorough investigation including current market requirements, job tasks analysis, and recent industry focus on forensic skills
  • It is designed and developed by experienced subject matter experts and digital forensics practitioners
  • CHFI is a complete vendor-neutral course covering all major forensics investigations technologies and solutions
  • CHFI has detailed labs for a hands-on learning experience. On an average, approximately 50% of training time is dedicated to labs
  • It covers all the relevant knowledge-bases and skills to meets with regulatory compliance standards such as ISO 27001, PCI DSS, SOX, HIPPA, etc.
  • The student kit contains a large number of white papers for additional reading
  • The program presents a repeatable forensics investigation methodology required from a versatile digital forensic professional which increases employability
  • The student kit contains several forensics investigation templates for evidence collection, chain-of-custody, final investigation reports, etc.
  • The program comes with cloud-based virtual labs enabling students to practice various investigation techniques in a real-time and simulated environment

Topics Covered 

  • Computer Forensics in Today's World
  • Computer Forensics Investigation Process
  • Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems
  • Data Acquisition and Duplication
  • Defeating Anti-forensics Techniques
  • Operating System Forensics (Windows, Mac, Linux)
  • Network Forensics
  • Investigating Web Attacks
  • Database Forensics
  • Cloud Forensics
  • Malware Forensics
  • Investigating Email Crimes
  • Mobile Forensics
  • Forensics Report Writing and Presentation

What's new with CHFI v9

  • 14 comprehensive modules and 39 labs
  • More than 40 percent of new labs
  • More than 400 new/updated tools
  • Classroom friendly curriculum with a diagrammatic representation of concepts and examples
  • New and rich presentation style with eye-catching graphics
  • Coverage of latest operating systems
  • Updated patch management and testing environment
  • Well tested, result oriented, descriptive and analytical lab manual to evaluate the presented concept

Who Would Benefit

  • Police and other law enforcement personnel
  • Defense and Military personnel 
  • e-Business Security professionals  
  • Systems administrators
  •  Legal professionals
  • Banking
  • Insurance and other professionals
  • Government agencies
  • IT managers   


  • IT/forensics professionals with basic knowledge of IT/cyber security, computer forensics, and incident response
  • Prior completion of CEH training would be an advantage

Exam Details     

CHFI training at SecureNinja will properly prepare you for the following exam:

  • CHFI 312-49
  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Test Duration: 4 hours
  • Test Format: MCQ
  • Test Delivery: ECC exam portal

This exam will be conducted on the last day of training. 

Course Length

40 hours

Career Track & Roles

  • Computer Forensics Investigator
  • Licensed Penetration Tester
  • Systems Engineer
  • Systems Architect
  • Network Security Specialist

Follow On Courses

  •  ECSA (EC-Council Certified Security Analyst)
  •  CISSP  

About SecureNinja  

SecureNinja Training is the DC’s Area’s #1 Expert IT Training Center. We are conveniently located in beautiful Historic Old Town Alexandria, VA enhancing your training experience and featuring:

  • Metro Accessibility - Short walk from Metro Blue/Yellow Line (leave the car behind)
  • 4 minute Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
  • Available Parking
  • World class restaurants and shops at your footsteps
  • Closest Expert IT & IT Security Training Center to Fort Belvoir, Boiling AFB, Fort Myer, Department of Homeland Security, US Department of Navy, US Coast Guard, Fort McNair, Washington Navy Yard and the Pentagon

 Why Choose SecureNinja for your Washington DC Expert IT Training?  

  • Expert Instructors
  • Highest Pass Rates
  • Choose from Day, Evening & Weekend Classes to meet your busy schedule
  • Accelerated Boot Camps Save You Time And Money
  • Personal 1-1 Mentoring
  • Paid Internships & Job Referrals!
  • Meet Your DoD 8570-1 Certification Needs. Get Compliant!
  • SecureNinja is the ONLY Testing Center that offers ALL 5 industry standard test vendors in the DC / Baltimore Metropolitan Area. ( VUE, Kryterion-Online, Certiport, and Impact-Testing)
  • Lowest Prices! We are locally based keeping our overhead low so we can pass the savings along to you
  • Washington, DC is our Home.  Most training centers set up shop in hotels or rented centers.  When you have a need, request or encounter a problem they are not there to answer. Our physical location in Alexandria is open 7 days a week and our staff always there to help.
CHFI - Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator Classes Schedule
Aug. 12, 2019 Aug. 16, 2019 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Aug. 12, 2019 Aug. 16, 2019 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Aug. 12, 2019 Aug. 16, 2019 Live Online Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Aug. 26, 2019 Aug. 30, 2019 San Diego Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Sep. 09, 2019 Sep. 13, 2019 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Sep. 09, 2019 Sep. 13, 2019 Live Online Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Sep. 09, 2019 Sep. 13, 2019 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Sep. 30, 2019 Oct. 04, 2019 Columbia Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Oct. 21, 2019 Oct. 25, 2019 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Oct. 21, 2019 Oct. 25, 2019 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Oct. 21, 2019 Oct. 25, 2019 Live Online Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Oct. 21, 2019 Oct. 25, 2019 San Diego Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Nov. 18, 2019 Nov. 22, 2019 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Nov. 18, 2019 Nov. 22, 2019 Live Online Mon-Fri OPEN Online
Nov. 18, 2019 Nov. 22, 2019 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Dec. 16, 2019 Dec. 20, 2019 Dulles Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Dec. 16, 2019 Dec. 20, 2019 Alexandria Mon-Fri OPEN Bootcamp
Dec. 16, 2019 Dec. 20, 2019 Live Online Mon-Fri OPEN Online

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