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Forensics Training

CHFI Boot Camp Training

Intense School is proud to offer CHFI (Computer Forensics), a five (5) day boot camp that teaches students the important skills of a professional hacker through intensive instruction and review by an experienced computer forensics instructor. All instructors are also experienced security professionals, a key difference when getting trained at Intense School.

Students who complete our CHFI (Computer Forensics) Boot Camp will be prepared to take the Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) certification, a leading international certification requiring the competencies of a Computer Forensic Investigator. The CHFI certification greatly benefits computer professionals, security officers, auditors, security professionals, site administrators and those concerned about the art and science of computer forensics investigation.  To achieve the EC-Council CHFI Certification, you must pass exam 312-49.

Information about this course:

This course is offered as:

  • Classroom Instructor-led Boot Camp
  • Live Online Instructor-led Boot Camp
  • Mentored Self-Paced Online
  • Streaming-Only Self-Paced Online


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Course Highlights
  • High Pass Rates - Exam Pass Guarantee!
  • Top Instructors - Readily Available
  • Hands-on skills training and test preparation

Live Online and Streaming-Only Online versions of this course are also available!

Intense School is an EC Council "GOLD" ATP (Accredited "GOLD"Training Partner) and also an EC Council ATC (Accredited Training Center) 2008 "Circle of Excellence" winner.   


Your Company will Save Big on group on-sites of 6 or more students. Get CHFI V.3 Certification Training FAST on-site at your location for a fraction of the price of our public scheduled Boot Camps!

Hands-on Labs with in-classroom equipment:

It is important to understand that Intense School’s CHFI Computer Forensics training is the most hands-on approach available; at least 50% of the class time is spent directly DOING; this allows for a better experience, more retention, and REAL skills development.  We provide you direct experience from the ground up on everything from setting up your forensics platform to analyzing the results.

Real Forensic Experts as Instructors:

When you are looking for technical training, it is important to investigate who will be leading the class, and verify that they have real experience.  Our instructors spend significant time deep in consulting projects for medium to large enterprises, and have documented experience.

Cutting Edge Curriculum:  Authorized AND Accelerated:

Intense School’s CHFI Boot Camp Curriculum is, simply put, INTENSE.  We pack enormous value in both hands-on skills development and certification achievement into this 5-day immersion experience.  We aggressively maintain up-to-date materials.  Our latest version of the course comes complete with cutting edge labs and tools.   Our classroom pass rates on the CHFI exceed 95%.  And, of course, we are using the latest version of the Official Authorized Courseware as well:  EC-Council’s CHFI V.3; this, along with our proprietary exam prep materials add up to a greater pass rate than any other provider.  Intense School is an EC Council ATP (Accredited Training Partner) and an EC Council ATC "Circle of Excellence" Member.

Benefits and Goals:

Our CHFI V.3 (Computer Forensics) Boot Camp is an immersion into the art and science of computer forensic investigation, with a focus on proven methodologies that advanced teams use for performing computer forensics with proper chain of evidence protected.

Only Intense School's CHFI V.3 (Computer Forensics) Boot Camp offers you the following benefits:

  • Intense School's definitive, TOTAL immersion boot camp training experience
  • Intense instruction, no outside distractions
  • Intense School's proprietary curriculum  
  • Hands-on practice/skills development
  • 50% hands-on activity during the class
  • Exceptional, secret ingredient Practice Exams  
  • One exam voucher, covering the CHFI 312-49
  • ON-site exams!
  • Hotel Accommodations & Lunch included
  • Snacks and beverages all day long!    
Intense School Pre-Class Preparation

Prior to class you'll also receive
  • Official CHFI Study Guide: Exam 312-49 (sent to you before class)
  • Access to a qualified CHFI expert mentor before and after class, providing you extra help upon request to guide you towards proper pre-class prep!

Course Objectives

The CHFI course will give participants the necessary skills to identify an intruder's footprints and to properly gather the necessary evidence to prosecute. Many of today's top tools of the forensic trade will be taught during this course, including software, hardware and specialized techniques. The need for businesses to become more efficient and integrated with one another, as well as the home user, has given way to a new type of criminal, the "cyber-criminal." It is no longer a matter of "will your organization be comprised (hacked)?" but, rather, "when?" Today's battles between corporations, governments, and countries are no longer fought only in the typical arenas of boardrooms or battlefields using physical force. Now the battlefield starts in the technical realm, which ties into most every facet of modern day life. If you or your organization requires the knowledge or skills to identify, track, and prosecute the cyber-criminal, then this is the course for you.

Upon the completion students will learn:

  • The anatomy of how hackers attack
  • Investigating Email
  • Investigating Internet Crimes
  • Investigating Web Attacks
  • Investigating Wireless Attacks
  • Intro to Blackberry, iPod and PDA Forensics
  • Router Forensics
  • Investigating sexual harassment cases
  • Investigating Corporate Espionage
  • Investigating Trademark/Copyright cases
  • Firmly understand the provisions of IT law
  • Learn complex technical concepts
  • Successfully define evidence-handling procedures
  • Functionally design and outline procedures related to incident response strategies
  • Comprehend the general rules of evidence
  • And much, much more


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Select the type of training that best fits your schedule and learning style!

Live, Online, Self-Paced, Classroom - contact us for details on each.


Streaming Only

Base Course. Best for refresher courses

  • Easy Online Access
  • Expert Forensics Instructor
  • Exam Review
  • Highest Quality Content - 90% Pass
  • Self-Paced Training

Mentored Online

Most popular self-pace option.

  • Online & Offline Playback (DVD,mobile)
  • Expert Forensics Instructor
  • Intense Proprietary Exam Prep
  • Highest Quality Content - 90% Pass
  • Self-Paced Mentored Training
  • Mentor & Live Instructor Support
  • Text books, Pre-Study, and Lab books
  • Complex Sims and Exercise Files


Our top rated trainign experience

  • Live Classroom
  • Expert Instructor constantly available
  • Intense Proprietary Exam Prep
  • Highest Quality Content - 90% Pass
  • Self-Paced Training (optional add-on)
  • Extensive Live Instructor Support
  • Our highest pass rate course version
  • Text books, Pre-Study, and Lab books
  • Complex Sims and Exercise Files

Live Online

As close to the classroom from home

  • Live Classroom
  • Expert Instructor constantly available
  • Intense Proprietary Exam Prep
  • Highest Quality Content - 90% Pass
  • Self-Paced Training (optional add-on)
  • Extensive Live Instructor Support
  • Text books, Pre-Study, and Lab books
  • Complex Sims and Exercise Files

Computer Forensics Course Reviews and Student Testimonials:

Instructor was very knowledgable, and the fact that his experience covered areas outside of the immediate subject matter made his instruction more complete, incisive, useful, and relevant.

- Joe Ramsey

The Instructor was Fantastic! He possessed true real world skills in all the areas he was teaching. He without a doubt was one of the best instructors I have had in these type of training courses.

- Michael Loos

With all of the instructor led courses I have had through out my career, he was by far and away the best instructor I have ever had.

- Douglas Garrigan - Computer Forensics
Indian Health Services

The instructor had a very good grasp of what he wanted to impart. He clearly explains the differences of the lab environment compared to the real world settings.

- Jun Sisenato Ocampo
Virginia Commonwealth University - Qatar

The instructor went above and beyond to answer our questions. I felt I can ask any question and he will have the answer 99.9% of the time.

- Richard Cuevas
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The instructor was very knowledgeable about the pen testing and ethical hacking. He was great in delivering the lectures, lab and was very helpful in having us complete the capture the flag exercises. In addition, he provided valuable insight about security in general and pen testing in particular.

- Tijan Drammeh
University of Maryland University College

My instructor is a freaking genius, however he really enjoys bringing the info and material to life so in a way you do catch a bit of genius by the end of the course.

- Samuel Angura
World Bank

Instructor demonstrated advanced knowledge of the subject matter as well as INFOSEC in general. He provided us with all of the tools and reference materials we needed to perform the DIACAP process. The course materials are great!

- TR Piller

Instructor did a fantastic job of delivering a large set of very dense course material cogently to the class. She obviously had the material down cold and could easily break down elements of the different knowledge domains in clear explanations.

- Byron Caswell

Instructor was very intelligent and had lots of experience to draw on, outside of the written paterial that made it more interesting. I was very pleased with him.

- Sandra L. Speck
Sandra Speck Company

A great instructor, very intelligent and well spoken and excellent course materials.

- Jeff Clemmons
Blood Systems

The instructor had an excellent demeanor and candor, very knowledgable about IT industry in general and many different fields in specific.

- Jose Rengel


It is strongly recommended that you attend the CEH class before enrolling into CHFI program.  Prior to enrolling in Intense School's CHFI Computer Forensics  Boot Camp, students should have:

  • Minimum of 12 months of experience in networking technologies
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Information systems and security background