Data Acquisition



Welcome to Module 9 of the Computer Hacking and Forensics course. This module opens up with a basic definition of Data Acquisition, drive duplication and the various types of hardware where data physically lives.

Then we explore major tools such as the proprietary nCase and the open source tools such as Drive Spy, FTK, what they are and the benefits of using each.

We’ll also discuss why it’s important to learn Linux and mastering many operating systems.

The hands on demonstrations you’ll engage as part of this Data Acquisition module include the following labs:

  • Autopsy Sleuthkit Lab
  • Diskexplorer FAT Lab
  • FTK Imager Lab
  • handle Lab
  • listdlls Lab
  • PMDump Lab
  • PromiscDetec Lab
  • Runtime Disk Explorer NTFS Lab
  • uptime Lab
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