Certificate Programme in Cyber Intelligence & Forensics

The course is designed to equip participants with knowledge and hands-on skills, tools and techniques to conduct cyber intelligence and forensics operations. An aspect of the course explores security vulnerabilities of e-payment platforms and security and forensics response to mitigate the risks. The course is designed for security, risk, defense and intelligence and investigations practitioners – both in the public and the private sectors.

Course Contents

Course covers the following modules:

Module 1: Introduction to Cyber Intelligence & Forensics
  • Cyber Intelligence – Definition & Key Concepts
  • Forensics – Definition & Key Concepts
  • Cyber Intelligence Methodologies
  • Intelligence Analytics
  • Application of Cyber Intelligence & Forensics Techniques
Module 2: Defensive & Offensive Cyber Intelligence
  • Anonymity & Cyber Intelligence Gathering
  • Hacking Concepts, Methodologies & Tools
  • Defensive (Counterintelligence) Cyber Intelligence Tools & Techniques
  • Offensive Cyber Intelligence Tools & Techniques
  • Social Media & Intelligence Gathering
Module 3: E-Payment Systems Fraud & Counter measures
  • E-Payment Ecosystem
  • E-Payment Systems & Fraud Schemes
  • E-Payment Systems & Money Laundering
  • E-Payment Platforms & Common Vulnerabilities
  • E-Payment Platforms Security
Module 4: Digital Forensics
  • Introduction to Digital Forensics
  • Triage Intelligence Assessment of Digital Devices
  • Mobile Data Analysis & Intelligence Gathering
  • Legal, Privacy and Ethical Issues in Forensics
Module 5: Cyber Intelligence & Forensics Lab Sessions
  • Technology Basics for Cyber Intelligence
  • Hands-On Session on Using Open Source Tools for Intelligence Gathering & Analysis
  • Hands-On Session on conducting Vulnerability Assessment (VA) on E-Payment Platforms
  • Hands-On Session on conducting Triage Assessment on a Target/Suspect device
  • Hands-On Session on obtaining Digital Evidence from a Target/Suspect device.
Entry Requirements

Course participants will be required to undergo security clearance. The programme is suitable for practitioners and operatives working in the security, law enforcement, defense and intelligence circles as well as selected private sector security practitioners:

  1. Law Enforcement, Security, Defense and Intelligence;
  2. Forensic Practitioners;
  3. Participants from Selected Private Sector Organizations;
  4. Other, etc.
Course Schedule
  • December 4 - 9, 2017
  • Programme Entry Requirements

    Admission to the Certificate Programme requires a minimum of a tertiary degree or diploma from relevant academic or professional institutions. Practitioners with experience without a formal academic qualification may also apply.

    Course Fees
  • Local (Ghanaian-Based Citizens) – GHS 2500.
  • International Students – USD 1500.
  • How to Apply
    Visit the following website to apply online or : download the Application Forms or visit www.e-crimebureau.com . For further details about the course, contact the registry on Tel: 0206752054, 0501304836 Email: margaret.sosuh@kaiptc.org or training@e-crimebureau.com