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Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator

Learn how to investigate cyber crimes and collect evidence for the court

The alarming rate of cyber crimes and the even more alarming number of financial losses suffered by organisations has triggered a dire need for forensic investigators in the world. Companies are pro-actively looking out to hire people who can help them investigate, identify, understand and recover from cyber attacks. The CHFI course prepares individuals in the art and science of computer forensics to help them solve cyber crimes and present evidence that is legitimate in a court of law.

Key Features
  • 40 hours of expert training
  • Offline + Online modes available
  • Licensed study material by EC-Council
  • Exam fee included
  • Proficiency-level test available
  • Eligible for Scholarship Quiz
  • 14 modules and 39 labs
  • Access to more than 400 tools
Career Scope
Global Acceptance
Difficulty Level
The Aim

To train people in identifying cyber criminals by following traces and carrying out a detailed investigation from beginning to end. The program aims at providing a holistic understanding of forensic procedures and responsibilities that match global crime standards.

Job Roles
  • Computer Forensic Analyst
  • Digital Forensic Examiner
  • Forensic Specialist
  • Netowrk Defense Analyst
Course Outline
  • Computer Forensics in Today’s World
  • Computer Forensics Investigation Process
  • Understanding Hard Disks and File Systems
  • Operating System Forensics
  • Defeating Anti-Forensics Techniques
  • Data Acquisition and Duplication
  • Network Forensics
  • Investigating Web Attacks
  • Database Forensics
  • Cloud Forensics
  • Malware Forensics
  • Investigating Email Crimes
  • Mobile Forensics
  • Investigative Reports
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator Training Program

The program aims at creating certified professionals who can respond to incidents and conduct forensics by following proper protocols and maintaining confidentiality while doing the same. From collecting evidence to creating detailed reports, from making immediate enquiries to making post breach analysis, from cracking protected data files to recovering lost data, a CHFI professional is trained in all aspects of cyber investigation.

The certified course makes sure that learners become capable enough of performing a thorough investigation and extracting evidence that leads to issuing warrants and conduct proceedings in law courts. CHFI professionals are most required by large organisations, government, military, banking and other important institutions who put security first.


Anyone who is interested in forensics, from IT professionals to police and military officials.

It is recommended that you have a basic knowledge of cybersecurity and computer forensics. Being a Certified Ethical Hacker would be a plus.

It consists of 14 modules covered over a period of 40 hours spread over 5 days.

CHFI is a vendor-neutral course, that covers the majority of forensic technologies and solutions through practical, hands-on training.

Yes, the course offers lab-based training for practising investigations in a real-world simulation.

About The Exam
  • Number of Questions: 150

  • Test Format: Multiple Choice

  • Test Delivery: ECC EXAM

  • Exam Prefix: 312-49

  • Test Duration: 4 Hours

  • Passing Score – 60% to 85% (Depending on the difficulty of questions which appear in the exam)

  • Eligibility: 18+ Years

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Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI Course) – Tech Brewery

Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator course or the CHFI course is one of the most lucrative and sought after cyber forensics courses in the field of cybersecurity. Studies have indicated, time and again, that there is a serious dearth of capable and certified cyber forensic investigators in the industry. In other words, the demand for a computer forensic investigator is way more than
the supply. As we enter the third decade of the 21st century, we are witnessing a historic and breakthrough milestone in the digital world. The more the digital world expands every second, the more cyber crimes take place every second, and the more the need for computer forensics investigators rises every second. It is, therefore, absolutely important for students to consider digital forensics as a serious and promising career path. In fact, the CHFI course is one of our bestselling cyber forensics courses, with more and more students choosing this field every year.

Why you should become a Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator?

Cybersecurity is aptly predicted to become a multi-billion dollar industry in the coming years. And we are already in the midst of experiencing the digital boom. From the small tasks to the big projects, everything is taking place online. Public as well as private enterprises are dependent on the digital world to operate their business. Entire economies are going digital in this century. And, as in any physical society, the rate of crime in the virtual society also increases with the increase in its population. It is therefore, a child’s play to guess that more and more forensic investigators are required with every passing day, due to which more and more students like you are looking for a
good and comprehensive digital forensics course.

What does a Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator do?

As a computer forensic investigator, you will help organisations to conduct a detailed investigation into the cyber attacks they face and help them trace the crime back to the cyber criminal. Apart from this, you will also be able to do two of the most important things post a cyber attack, recovering lost data and preparing reports to produce evidence in the court of law that will bring the perpetrators to justice. Needless to say, a computer forensics investigator is a highly valued professional in the digital world we are living in today.

How can you become a Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator?

After completing the cyber forensic course with us, you will receive the cyber forensics certification that will allow you to work as a professional Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator anywhere in the world. The cyber forensic course will teach you everything you need to know to investigate cyber crimes in the real world at a deep forensic level. You can think of your cyber forensics certification as your license to solve cyber crime cases and help organisations recover their data. You can even opt for CHFI online training and get the certification online.

Important Questions about the CHFI course:

  • What is EC Council?
    EC Council is a global leader in InfoSec Cyber Security certification programs, especially CHFI. Headquartered in New Mexico, it certifies individuals in cybersecurity skills. Our institute is accredited by EC-Council itself, which means that once you complete your CHFI course with us, you will receive a CHFI certification from EC-Council.
  • Is CHFI the only computer forensics course?
    No. Apart from CHFI, the ECIH (EC-Council Certified Incident Handling) is also categorized as a computer forensics course.
  • How do I choose which computer forensics certification to apply for?
    Your decision for the best computer forensics certification should be based on rich research and personal analysis. It is always better to consult a seasoned professional about which path to take and we have been in the industry long enough to tell you that EC-Council’s CHFI certification is the industry standard for anyone pursuing a digital forensics course.
  • What is special about Tech Brewery’s CHFI course?
    At Tech Brewery, our passion for teaching matches our highly effective practical teaching approach to ensure that all students who enroll for the CHFI course understand each and every part of this discipline. We make sure that our students stay curious and learn the fundamentals along with the latest techniques, so that they are confident enough in solving real world cyber crimes.
  • Where will my CHFI certification be valid?
    Everywhere. Your EC-Council’s CHFI certification will be highly recognized anywhere, even among the Fortune 500 enterprises.
  • Is there a separate cost for the CHFI certification?
    No, there is no separate cost for the CHFI certification. Your training fee for the CHFI Course will include the certification cost.
  • Is there a difference in the CHFI certification cost if I take it online?
    The CHFI certification cost is the same, whether you take it online or offline.
  • Is forensic certification really necessary for me to start working as a Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator?
    Your forensic certification will allow your employers to value you more as it guarantees them that you know how to carry out a proper investigation into a cyber crime and collect evidence that they can use against the criminals in the court of law. Therefore, it is almost needed for students to have a CHFI certification if they are planning to work in the industry.
  • How long is the CHFI online training?
    The total duration of the CHFI online training is again, 40 hours of expert training. You can choose to take the training in periods that suit your convenience.
  • How advanced is Tech Brewery’s CHFI online course?
    Our CHFI online course is specially designed and developed by subject matter experts and digital forensics practitioners who are experienced in their fields. CHFI is EC-Council’s world famous course for creating expert cyber forensic investigators and currently, we are teaching CHFI v9 at our institute, which is the latest version published by EC Council.
  • Will I get industry standard CHFI course material?
    Yes, the CHFI course material that you get is licensed by EC Council itself and is the best course material that you will need to learn in depth about the cyber forensics field.
  • Will I get access to tools and labs if I choose the CHFI online course?
    Yes, if you choose the CHFI online course, you will get access to more than 400 tools and 39 labs.
  • What is the CHFI syllabus?
    The CHFI syllabus includes forensic investigation process, data acquiring and duplication, hard disk systems, preparing reports. You will also be taught about cloud, network, malware, mobile and OS forensics.
  • If I take the CHFI online course, will my CHFI certification still be valid?
    Yes, the CHFI certification you get after taking the CHFI online course is as valid as the one you receive after taking the offline course. The mode of training does not affect your CHFI certification value.
  • Is the CHFI Online Certification valued by companies who want to hire CHFIs?
    Yes, considering the nature of the field, companies highly value individuals who have completed CHFI online training from an accredited institute. In fact, many students are now opting for CHFI online certification considering the convenience, safety and comfort involved.
  • What is the CHFI salary in India?
    The CHFI salary in India is around 21 lakhs per annum on average.
  • What is the market for CHFI jobs in India?
    There is a huge market for CHFI jobs in India. All public as well as private companies are hiring CHFI certified professionals. As a CHFI expert, you will be highly valuable to Fortune 500 companies and MNCs across India.

Contact us to know more about the CHFI course and how to enrol in it. Our experts are always there to genuinely help you. You can either call us at +91-88-7208-7208 or write to us at

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