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Training courses and providers

This is the list of Training Providers, who offer training courses of interest to practitioners and researchers in the field of Digital Forensics. Conferences which may include training are located on the Upcoming_events page.

PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU EDIT THE LIST BELOW Some training providers offer on-going training courses that are available in an on-line "any time" format. Others have regularly scheduled training that is the same time each month. Others have recurring training but are scheduled at various times throughout the year. Providers training courses should be listed in alphabetical order, and should be listed in the appropriate section. Non-Commercial training is typically offered by governmental agencies or organizations that directly support law enforcement. Tool Vendor training is training offered directly by a specific tool vendor, which may apply broadly, but generally is oriented to the vendor's specific tool (or tool suite). Commercial Training is training offered by commercial companies which may or may not be oriented to a specific tool/tool suite, but is offered by a company other than a tool vendor.

Some training opportunities may be limited to Law Enforcement Only or to a specific audience. Such restrictions should be noted when known.

On-going / Continuous Training





Basic Computer Examiner Course - Computer Forensic Training Online

Distance Learning Format

SANS On-Demand Training

Distance Learning Format

Champlain College - CCE Course

Online / Distance Learning Format

Cybrary - Free and Open Source Learning for Cyber Security, IT and more

Online / Distance Learning Format

National Center for Media Forensics

Distance and Concentrated Audio/Video/Image Forensics

University College Dublin - MSc Digital Investigation & Forensic Computing (for computer science graduates)

Online / Distance Learning Format with annual exams in Ireland

University College Dublin - Forensic Computing and Cybercrime Investigation programme (law enforcement only)

Online / Distance Learning Format with annual exams in USA, Ireland or Netherlands


Evidence Recovery for Windows 7® operating system;

First full week every month
Brunswick, GA

Evidence Recovery for Windows 8®

Second full week every month
Brunswick, GA

Evidence Recovery for Windows Server® 2008 and 2012

Third full week every month
Brunswick, GA

Free Training - Mobilyze Tool Training (MTT) Self-Paced

Date and Location at your convenience.

Free Training - BlackLight Tool Training (BTT)

Date and Locations listed at BlackBag Technologies, Inc.

Essential Forensic Techniques (EFT) I and II Training

Date and Locations listed at BlackBag Technologies, Inc.


Non-Commercial Training

Title Website Limitation
Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy (DCITA) Limited To Certain Roles within US Government Agencies(1)
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Limited To Law Enforcement
MSU National Forensics Training Center Limited To Law Enforcement
IACIS Limited To Law Enforcement and Affiliate Members of IACIS
SEARCH Limited To Law Enforcement
National White Collar Crime Center Limited To Law Enforcement

Tool Vendor Training

Title Website Limitation
AccessData (Forensic Tool Kit FTK)
Amped Software (Image & Video forensics - FIVE; Authenticate)
ATC-NY (P2P Marshal, Mac Marshal)
BlackBag Technologies (Mac, Windows and Android Forensic Tools - BlackLight, MacQuisition, Mobilyze and SoftBlock)
Cellebrite (UFED)
CPR Tools (Data Recovery)
Digital Intelligence (FRED Forensics Platform)
e-fense, Inc. (Helix3 Pro)
ElcomSoft Co.Ltd. (desktop, mobile and cloud forensics)
Forward Discovery (Cellebrite, EnCase, Mac Forensics)
Guidance Software (EnCase)
Micro Systemation (XRY)
Nuix (eDiscovery)
MailXaminer (Email Forensics Tool)
Paraben (Paraben Suite)
Software Analysis & Forensic Engineering (CodeSuite)
Sumuri, LLC. (Recon for MAC OS X)
Technology Pathways(ProDiscover)
Volatility Labs (Volatility Framework)
WetStone Technologies (Gargoyle, Stego Suite, LiveWire Investigator)
X-Ways Forensics (X-Ways Forensics)

Commercial Training (Non-Tool Vendor)

Title Website Limitation
Applied Security (Digital Forensics Training)
BerlaCorp iOS and GPS Forensics Training
BlackBag Technologies, Inc. (Mac, Windows and Android Forensic Training)
Computer Forensic Training Center Online (CFTCO)
CCE Bootcamp
Cyber Security Academy
Dera Forensics Group
e-fense Training
eForensics Magazine
Elvidence (Computer Forensics & Decryption - Law Enforcement Only)
Forward Discovery, Inc.
H-11 Digital Forensics
High Tech Crime Institute
Infosec Institute
Intense School (a subsidiary of Infosec Institute)
MD5 Group (Computer Forensics and E-Discovery courses)(Dallas, TX)
Mile 2 (Security and Forensics Certification Training)
Mobile Forensics, Inc
NID Forensics Academy (Certified Digital Forensic Investigator - CDFI Program)
NTI (an Armor Forensics Company) APPEARS DEFUNCT
Security University
Steganography Analysis and Research Center (SARC)
Sumuri, LLC - Mac, Digital Forensics, Encryption, Mobile Forensics, Recon, Passware, Paladin
SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security Institute (SANS)
SysTools, INC. (Digital Forensics Training)
Teel Technologies Canada/Europe Mobile/Comp/Video Forensics Training
Teel Technologies Mobile Device Forensics Training
viaForensics Advanced Mobile Forensics Training
Zeidman Consulting (MCLE)