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YoussefM | Computer and Hacking Forensics | Module 6 – Computer Forensics Labs

By: YoussefM | Related Course: Computer Hacking and Forensics | Published: October 20, 2017 | Modified: November 1, 2017
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Welcome to module 6, Computer Forensics Labs. This session discusses at length what goes into to setting up a Computer Forensic lab and the amount of pre-thought and pre-planning that’s involved.
You’ll learn all the basic budget items such as location, access, licensure, critical decisions such as work location and whether or not it should be separated, its contents, hardware & software, and any special consideration for them in your lab such as static vs. mobile resources.
The hands-on demonstrations for Module 6: Computer Forensic Labs include the following:
FileMerlin Lab (Part 1)
Forensics Labs FileMerlin Lab (Part 2)
Forensics Labs Paraben P2 Explorer Lab


NotepadComputer Forensics Labs FileMerlin Lab (part 1)

Computer Forensics Labs FileMerlin Lab (part 1)

This lab introduces you to FileMerlin, a basic software tool for converting files from one format to another.

We demonstrate the how the program works by selecting a file and then viewing myriad file types for conversion.  You’ll also learn how using an image file as a sample, designate a dedicated target directory for your work, define type & convert to a specific file type and perform other file management best practices.


NotepadComputer Forensics Labs FileViewer Lab (part 2)

Computer Forensics Labs FileViewer Lab (part 2)
This lab introduces you to FileViewer, a basic software tool for finding and identifying files of similar format and even find files where the name of the file is unknown.
You’ll learn how this tools is key for empower file organization, rating, indexing, and using in conjunction with other tools such as FTP. FileViewer finds and locates every type of file currently in existence.


NotepadComputer Forensics Labs Paraben P2 Explorer Lab

Computer Forensics Labs Paraben P2 Explorer Lab
This lab introduces you to the P2 Explorer, a freeware tool that examines hard disk images. This tool is used for examining single or multiple computers, cell phones, network systems, any hard drive system.
The lab demonstrates the installation, configuration and then shows you how to use it and shows you what information is displayed. It’s an excellent tool for visually displaying detailed information in summary format of all the devices connected to your network, well beyond what the basic Windows Explore display provides.


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