X1® Social Discovery is the industry’s first investigative solution specifically designed to enable eDiscovery and computer forensics professionals to effectively address social media content, website collection, webmail, and YouTube video capture, in one single interface.

The goal of the 3-day X1 Social Discovery Certification Course is to provide investigators with the technical skills to use X1 Social Discovery in order to investigate online resources and to conduct ongoing investigations. The goal will be met by introducing investigators to the foundational skills and knowledge they will need to understand social media and use X1 Social Discovery to collect, manage, and analyze the evidence.

Emphasis is placed on locating and capturing social media evidence.

This course includes numerous hands-on student exercises as well as an interactive final course certification and practical. To see the upcoming events click here.


  • Introduction to X1
  • Social Media Overview
  • Uses of Social Media (Criminal and Law Enforcement)
  • Enumeration of Social Media Accounts
  • X1 Social Discovery Overview
  • Creating a New Case in X1
  • X1 User Interface
  • Public and Examiner Accounts
  • Facebook Collections
  • Twitter Collections
  • Email Collections
  • Web Site Captures
  • Dark Web Captures
  • Backing Up and Restoring Cases
  • Searching and Filtering
  • Tagging and Bookmarking
  • Reporting and Exporting Data
  • Certification Test / Practical

X1 Social Discovery Certification is $1,850.00 per student.  For an official quote or questions on content of the course, please contact Joe Church (jchurch@digitalshield.net) or call 321-704-1336 for more information.