Digital Evidence Made Easy
This course is designed for Solicitors, Barristers and any other professionals who have to deal with computer-based evidence within their line of work. This is a self-contained module with three hours of tuition. Due to the length of the module it can be delivered within the Solicitors firm or Barristers chambers as a morning or afternoon session. This provides maximum flexibility for busy professionals. Different modules can be joined together to create a course to match the specific needs of the client.
Aim of the Course
The aim of the course is to provide the candidate with an explanation of what is computer forensics, the issues in obtaining computer evidence and relevant stated cases.
At the end of the course the candidate will be able to explain the principles of computer based evidence, commonly used forensic terms, the relevance of file times and dates and the relevance of stated cases in relation to computer evidence and the offences of making/possession of indecent child images.
This course is an introductory level course. No previous experience of computer evidence is required.
The course will cover the following subjects.
- The four principles of computer based evidence.
- The four levels of computer data.
- Commonly used forensic terms explained.
- What happens when a file is deleted.
- What is unallocated space.
- How is data stored on a hard drive.
- File times and dates explained
- The most commonly encountered defences.
- Relevant stated cases in regard to computer evidence and the offences of making/possession of indecent child images.
Each section of the course will be covered by a PowerPoint presentation followed by a short movie clip to reinforce and highlight the important points.
At the end of the course there will be a short knowledge check to confirm the candidates level of understanding.
Each candidate will receive a detailed guide that covers all aspects of the course that can be used as a reference guide.