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FTK Imager and Registry Viewer

Discover how to define and achieve ‘forensically sound acquisition’ and learn about Windows Registry and how we examine it.

FTK Imager and Registry Viewer
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    6 hours

Evaluate AccessData products and investigate Microsoft Windows systems

This course aims to give you the skills and knowledge you’ll need to install, configure and effectively use Forensic Toolkit (FTK), FTK Imager, Password Recovery Toolkit (PRTK) and Registry Viewer.

You’ll examine in detail standard data storage devices and common image formats, conduct forensic investigations on Microsoft Windows systems and learn where and how to locate system artifacts.

Finally, you’ll identify the techniques needed to assist in data recovery as you seek to qualify as an Accredited Certified Examiner® (ACE®), certified by digital forensics world leader, AccessData.

What topics will you cover?

  • Different data storage media types
  • Acquisition tools
  • Image formats
  • Physical or logical drive
  • FTK Imager interface
  • FTK Imager functionality

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Describe standard data storage devices
  • Investigate common image formats
  • Produce FTK Imager to perform a number of functions

Who is the course for?

This course is for learners who wish to better understand how to install and use Forensic Toolkit (FTK), FTK Imager, Password Recovery Toolkit (PRTK) and Registry Viewer, while working toward Accredited Certified Examiner® (ACE®) status from digital forensics world leader, AccessData.

Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Bob lectures on a BSc under-graduate degree course in Ethical Hacking and the MSc courses: CyberSecurity & Forensic Computing for which he is the Course Director. Bob was a police officer for 30 yrs.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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