The Alabama Computer Forensics Institute offers several training opportunities. Included below is a list of our current offerings. To receive additional information please complete our forensics training registration form.
We offer a wide range of cyber security training opportunities for law enforcement and first responders. Please contact us for more information.
The prevalence of mobile devices (cell phones, smart phones, etc) has lead to an increase in their use in violent and non-violent crimes. The Alabama Computer Forensics Institute provides training programs that will show law enforcement and first responders the methods used to process these devices for evidence collection. Contact the ACFI for more information.
CF-001 Computer Forensics Primer
This course is an 8 hour course designed for law enforcement training facilities. It provides an introduction to computer forensics without some of the more technical aspects and exercises in our other courses.
CF-100 Computer Basics
This course is an optional precursor to CF-101. It is recommended for anyone who feels they need some basic computer instruction before taking The other courses.
CF-101 Introduction to Cyber Crime
This course provides a basic understanding of computer crime, a detailed “bag & tag” instruction and introduction to some of the hardware and software available for computer forensics.
CF-102 Forensics Tools & Techniques
This course provides an in-depth session on the tools and techniques used for investigation of computers in criminal cases.
CF-203 Practical Training in Forensic Investigations
This course provides a hands-on experience in a working forensics lab with an active forensics examiner/investigator as a coach.
CF-204 Search and Seizure of Computers and Electronic Evidence: Legal and Testimonial Considerations for Law Enforcement
This course will cover the legal aspects of search and seizure with respect to computer evidence. Warrant writing procedures and common pitfalls will be discussed along with appropriate laws to govern computer crime.
CF-205 Search and Seizure of Computers and Electronic Evidence: Legal Considerations for Trial Judges
This course will cover the legal aspects of search and seizure with respect to computer evidence, specifically for trial judges.
CF-510 Special Seminar
These seminars are one day special topic lectures. Announcements for these seminars are made through our mailing list, and any law enforcement officer is welcome.