Incident Response and Forensics

December 4, 20233 min read

Course Overview:

The Incident Response and Forensics course, as an integral component of Rocheston’s CyberTech Professional (RCT) program, offers a deep dive into the world of cybersecurity response strategies and forensic analysis techniques. This course equips students with the skills necessary to effectively manage and mitigate cybersecurity incidents and to collect and analyze digital forensic evidence in a way that is admissible in a court of law. Learners will emerge from this program ready to handle real-world incidents and contribute to the security posture of their organizations.



Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of incident response and the importance of a prepared and proactive approach to cybersecurity threats.
  • Identify the phases of incident response, from preparation to recovery, and post-incident activities.
  • Gain practical skills in forensic analysis, data collection, and evidence handling which comply with legal and regulatory standards.
  • Develop the ability to assess the severity of incidents and decide the appropriate course of action.
  • Learn how to create comprehensive incident response plans and policies for their organizations.
  • Acquire a deeper understanding of the types of cyber attacks and how to respond effectively to each.
  • Communicate incident details effectively with stakeholders and lead cross-functional response teams.


Key Topics

  • Incident Response Planning and Preparedness
  • Phases of Incident Response: Identification, Containment, Eradication, Recovery
  • Digital Forensic Principles and Practices
  • Data Acquisition, Analysis, and Preservation Techniques
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations in Cyber Forensics
  • Incident Reporting and Documentation
  • Cyber Threat Intelligence and Analysis
  • Case Studies and Real-world Incident Response Scenarios


Target Audience

This course is ideal for:

  • Cybersecurity professionals looking to enhance their incident handling and forensic investigation skills.
  • IT professionals seeking to pivot to specialized roles in incident response.
  • Network and system administrators aiming to augment their threat mitigation capabilities.
  • Legal and law enforcement personnel interested in understanding the technical aspects of cybercrimes.
  • Security consultants and advisors who need proficiency in handling and analyzing cybersecurity incidents.



To register for the Incident Response and Forensics course, please follow the link below and unlock a comprehensive learning experience that will propel your cybersecurity career to new heights. Get ready to become a key player in defending against and responding to cyber threats.

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