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Password Recovery ToolKit and Reporting

Unlock the power of PRTK to facilitate the decryption of encrypted files and create comprehensive reports.

Password Recovery ToolKit and Reporting
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    6 hours

Use the power of PRTK to recover passwords from industry-standard applications.

This course will introduce you to PRTK, its ability to add functionality to FTK and how it can be used to enable the recovery of data and user passwords from a number of industry-standard applications. You’ll also learn about the package’s ability to create comprehensive reports.

What topics will you cover?

  • PRTK interface and its navigation
  • The identification of available password recovery modules and associated attack types
  • Importing user defined dictionaries and FTK wordlists for use in password recovery attack
  • Creating biographical dictionaries
  • Profiles
  • PRTK profile
  • AccessData methodology
  • Utility integration
  • Reporting options

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...

  • Apply the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure and effectively use Forensic Toolkit (FTK), FTK Imager, Password Recovery Toolkit (PRTK), and Registry Viewer

Who is the course for?

Students who are keen to learn more about how to how to recover data and user passwords from industry-standard applications, and how to create comprehensive reports using PRTK.

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.

  • Established

    1992
  • Location

    Coventry

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