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CERT Certificate in Digital Forensics

Certificate • Information Security

Collect and Analyze Data from Systems and Networks

In today's networked world, it is essential for system and network administrators to understand the fundamental areas and major issues in computer forensics. Knowledgeable first responders apply good forensic practices to routine administrative procedures and alert verification, and they know how routine actions can adversely affect the forensic value of data. This awareness greatly enhances system and network administrators' effectiveness when responding to security alerts and other routine matters.

Benefits of the CERT Certificate in Digital Forensics

The courses required for this certificate build on participants' existing skills to

  • familiarize experienced system and network computer professionals with the essential elements of digital forensics
  • become knowledgeable and effective first responders to security incidents
  • prepare administrators to approach both routine and unusual events in a systematic forensic manner

After completing the certificate, participants may choose to be listed on the SEI website as an SEI Certificate Holder.

Who Should Get This Credential?

Professionals involved in the collection, storage, and analysis of computer systems and network data, including

  • professionals engaged in digital forensics
  • systems security analysts
  • incident response team members

Term and Renewal

The CERT Certificate in Digital Forensics does not expire.

Summary of Fees

Participants pay fees for courses; there is no additional fee for the certificate.

eLearning package: $850

Organizations considering this training for a group of participants can take advantage of eLearning group discounts or schedule a private, instructor-led, onsite training delivery. Email course-info@sei.cmu.edu or telephone +1 412-268-7622 for details.

How to Earn the Certificate

To earn this certificate, complete the following courses within 12 months:

 
Classroom
eLearning
Onsite

Introduction to Computer Forensics

 

 
Advanced Digital Forensics  

 
 

To request your SEI Professional Certificate, contact credentials-info@sei.cmu.edu and identify the certificate program you have completed. After we verify your credentials, we email your certificate within four business days.

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Training courses provided by the SEI are not academic courses for academic credit toward a degree. Any certificates provided are evidence of the completion of the courses and are not official academic credentials. For more information about SEI training courses, see Registration Terms and Conditions and Confidentiality of Course Records.