Digital Evidence Specialist

Digital Evidence is needed in around 85% of criminal investigations. There are 100+ sources of digital evidence - from alternate data streams & bitcoin wallets to virtual machines and web server logs.

Digital Evidence Specialist is an expert level 6-month digital mode course.

As a Digital Evidence Specialist, you will be able to present evidence in court from 100+ sources of digital evidence.

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Course details

    Course fee
    Rs. 10,000

    Next batch
    The next batch is DES-A3:
    Starts: 1-Oct-2019
    Ends: 31-Mar-2020

    Last date for receipt of online application forms (inclusive of fees and documents) is 31-Aug-2019.

    Graduate in any discipline.

    Course material is provided in digital form - videos, case studies, eBooks, checklists and report generators.

    Digital mode

    Awarded by Asian School of Cyber Laws™.

    Course credits
    This is a 3 credit course and students are expected to finish this in 45 hours.

    100 mark online assessments. Score at least 70% to pass.

Course Syllabus

  • Digital Evidence (Fundamentals)
  • Sources of Digital Evidence - 1 (Internet)
  • Sources of Digital Evidence - 2 (Network Traffic)
  • Sources of Digital Evidence - 3 (Operating Systems)
  • Sources of Digital Evidence - 4 (Files & Applications)
  • Sources of Digital Evidence - 5 (Smartphones, Bitcoin and IoT devices)
  • ISO standards relating to Digital Evidence
  • Digital Evidence - Best Practices and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Laws relating to Digital Evidence
  • ASCL Case Files

Target Audience

    This course is suitable for:
  • Lawyers
  • Police officers
  • Judges
  • Digital Evidence First Responders
  • Incident response specialists
  • Information Security professionals
  • Forensic laboratory managers
  • Fraud Control professionals

Did you know?

  • Data collected from a smartwatch worn by a 57-year old Australian murder victim led to the arrest of her daughter-in-law. (Details)

  • Data recorded in Apple's Health App led to the conviction of a murder suspect. The data showed that the suspect was climbing stairs and this was correlated to him dragging his victim down a riverbank and climbing back up. (Details)

  • US law enforcement used Fitbit data to charge a man with the murder of his wife. (Details)

  • Amazon Echo data is being used in a US murder trial. (Details)

  • A 59-year old American was indicted for arson and insurance fraud based on evidence from his pacemaker (artificial heart implant). (Details)

  • According to the European Commission, more than half of all investigations today involve a cross-border request to access electronic evidence. Electronic evidence is needed in around 85% of criminal investigations. (Source)

What is digital evidence?

    Digital / electronic evidence refers to various types of data in electronic form that are relevant in investigating and prosecuting criminal offences.

    ISO/IEC STANDARD 27037 defines digital evidence as information or data, stored or transmitted in binary form that may be relied on as evidence.

    Digital Evidence is found in most cyber and conventional cases today - adultery, arson, copyright infringement, cyber bullying & stalking, data theft, fraud, malware, matrimony scams, money laundering, murder, online banking & shopping scams, piracy, web attacks and more.