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Date(s) - Mon, Jul 11, 2022 - Tue, Jul 12, 2022
All Day





This course is designed to introduce new examiners to the realm of digital forensics and provide the baseline of foundational knowledge needed to perform analysis of artifacts acquired from digital evidence. The Belkasoft X workflow is designed around the following fundamental concepts of digital forensics:

  • Identification of digital evidence
  • Logical disk structures
  • Maintaining the integrity of source media
  • Understanding the operating system
  • Locating pertinent digital artifacts

During Instructor-led course activities and exercises, participants will demonstrate their understanding of essential digital forensic concepts while using the Belkasoft X platform. Upon completion, participants will be qualified to attend the Belkasoft certification course.


Language: English

Duration: 2 days

Formats: Onsite or online


  1. Introduction 1 Hour
  2. The Forensic Process 1 Hour
  3. Identification of Digital Evidence 2 Hours
  4. Digital Storage Media 2 Hours
  5. File System Overview 2 Hours
  6. The Operating System 2 Hours
  7. Essential Artifacts 3 Hours
  8. Legal Issues 1 Hour

The Belkasoft X certification course design, objectives, practical exercises, and scenarios are written based on over fifteen years of field experience from working with LE officers and CCU examiners both international and domestic. The techniques taught in this course – while based on Belkasoft X functionality and workflow – have been curated from extensive research, testing, and use on live systems involved in actual cyber crimes investigated around the world where DSI examiners were actively involved as contracted analysts, instructors, and/or mentors.


Course links will be sent 3 days before class.  Files needed for the course will be uploaded both to an FTP server and a Dropbox for download.  These links will be sent out 3 days prior to class.

Students will be required to complete a final exam consisting of written questions and practical skills assessments to demonstrate required capability on the BEC platform.

For more information contact:

Joe Church