Level: Foundation

FireEye Forensics Fundamentals

3 Day | Instructor Led

This three-day instructor-led course takes the student from a FireEye Alert to investigation, discovery, and reporting on a potentially infected host. In a lab environment, students will learn the fundamentals of computer forensics investigation, including legal and ethical considerations and the use of freely available tools to analyze computers for evidence of malware and other unwanted intrusion.

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FireEye Forensics Fundamentals

Ideal Candidates for FireEye Forensics Fundamentals Class

Network security professionals and incident responders

FireEye Forensics Fundamentals Prerequisites

Completion of the FireEye Alerts Analysis course
Windows systems administration skills
Familiarity with basic CLI commands

What You'll Get in FireEye Forensics Fundamentals

What You'll Learn in FireEye Forensics Fundamentals

Upon completion of the course the learner should be able to:

Describe the basic ethics and laws of computer/malware forensics
Describe methods of criminal, civil and administrative investigations
Demonstrate the ability to plan, execute and report on a digital forensic examination

No Certification Test Available For This Course

No Certification Test Available For This Course

FireEye Forensics Fundamentals Outline

Course Outline

  • Legal and Ethical Principles
    • What is Forensics?
    • Overview of the legal requirements and authority to proceed
    • How to be ethical in your examination
  • Methodology
    • Methods of forensics
    • How to plan an examination
    • Order of volatility
    • The level of the examination, hypothesis and reporting
    • Forensic science
  • Review of Alerts
    • The OS change report
    • Identifying where to look and what to look for
  • Live Analysis Forensics
    • Creating working copies
    • Extracting memory
    • Working with ‘live’ systems and malware
    • 28 steps, alert to report
  • Memory Forensics
    • Examining the memory image
    • Collating evidence
  • OS Artifacts
    • Architecture of the media
    • How files are stored
  • On-disk Forensics
    • Discovery of items on the disk
    • Reporting findings


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