A recent study from Journal of Forensic Sciences highlighted that criminal and legal cases will be solved six times faster if digital evidence is properly utilized. Computer forensics allows for efficient retrieval and analysis of digital data, accelerating case resolution. However, for digital evidence to be admissible in court, it must be collected, analyzed, and presented to precise legal standards.
This certified program is designed to provide legal and law enforcement professionals with the complete skillset to conduct computer forensic investigations that will withstand judicial scrutiny. You will gain comprehensive coverage of leading forensics tools and methodologies for evidence acquisition and analysis that is in alignment with international protocols.
Through interactive labs and case studies modeled on real-world examples, participants gain hands-on experience recovering encrypted and deleted data, determining file origins and authenticity, and piecing together malicious activities. Coursework will also explore the latest techniques for mobile, web, and network forensics along with best practices for evidence acquisition, chain of custody documentation, and expert witness testimony.
Participants also receive detailed guidance on documenting investigations to expert witness standards and presenting findings to judges and juries. The curriculum covers key legislation and court precedents governing admissibility and expert testimony in the UK and Australia.
Upon successful completion, you will attain the Certification in Digital Forensics and Evidence Handling for Legal Proceedings. This distinguished certification will augment your qualifications and affirm your expertise in digital forensics and to design effective enforcement strategies. This credential will also verify your expertise to handle complex digital investigations meeting the standards of UK and Australian courts. Globally valued and recognized, this industry-leading certification holds lifelong validity, standing as a testament to your proficiency in effectively handling cyber investigations.
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This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all professionals who have completed this program.
The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD Certification Service as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles. CPD is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.
Digital evidence has become crucial to criminal investigations and legal proceedings. According to the FBI, over 80% of cases now involve some element of digital evidence. However, for such evidence to be judicially admissible, it must be collected and examined through precise, forensically sound protocols. Recent precedent-setting cases have seen key digital findings dismissed due to improper analysis, severely hampering proceedings.
This certified program equips legal and law enforcement professionals with expertise in computer forensics aligned to international standards for evidence acquisition and courtroom admissibility. Through hands-on case studies modeled after real investigations, you will gain proficiency with leading forensics software and methodologies. You will gain critical knowledge in areas including encrypted and deleted data recovery, establishing file origins, piecing together malicious activities, along with best practices for evidence custody and expert testimony.
Additionally, the curriculum explores specialist techniques including network intrusion analysis, mobile device forensics, email tracing and cryptography. Participants receive detailed guidance on case documentation, evidence presentation, and navigating courtroom proceedings as an expert witness. The program incorporates key legal precedents and legislation from the UK and Australia governing admissibility of digital evidence and testimony qualifications.
Upon completion, you will attain the prestigious Certification in Digital Forensics and Evidence Handling for Legal Proceedings. This credential validates your qualifications to undertake forensically defensible cyber investigations that will withstand judicial scrutiny in the UK and Australia. Globally recognized, this certification cements your expertise in line with international forensic protocols and readiness to effectively resolve legal/criminal cases involving digital evidence.
Dr. Allan Watt is a distinguished digital forensics expert with over 26 years of experience in this field, and currently serving as a Squadron Leader in the Royal Australian Air Force Reserve, where he holds the role of subject matter expert within the Joint Military Police Unit. Dr. Watt's extensive expertise encompasses over 1500 investigations and expert witness appearances in various courts, including the Privy Council in England. He was appointed to the INTERPOL Global Cyber Security Panel, a rare distinction held by only seven experts globally, in 2014.
Dr. Watt's specialist training includes the entire spectrum of digital evidence, from identification and preservation to analysis and presentation. His investigations range from employee matters, intellectual property theft, and civil litigation to criminal defence and internet investigations. An accomplished academic, Dr Watt has lectured at esteemed institutions such as Macquarie University and the University of South Australia, sharing his wealth of knowledge in computer forensics. He has also contributed to the field through published research papers and participation in international conferences. Lastly, He is also a proud member of numerous professional organizations, including the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Upon successfully attending this program, you will be awarded with the Certification in Digital Forensics and Evidence Handling for Legal Proceedings that can be used in your resume, CV and other professional credentials. This certification is industry-recognized with lifelong validity.
Globally demanded and recognized, this certification will empower your professional qualifications and demonstrate your expertise in navigating the intricacies involved in fraud investigations using computer forensics. Developed by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, the content of this program has been independently accredited by CPD Certification Service as adhering to the highest standards of continuing professional principles.
Dates: 2 - 3 Sep 2024
Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)
Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
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