Peace and Security Studies

Course Duration: 13 May - 17 May 2024
Application Date: - May 10, 2024
Course Fee: Each participant shall be required to pay a non-refundable fee of ¢2,750 GHS (two thousand, seven hundred and fifty Ghana cedis). Participants who are coming from outside Ghana would have to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements. Those who will require a visa on arrival will also be responsible for the cost of their visas.
Terms and Conditions:
• The course will be conducted ONLY in English; • Those coming from outside Ghana should have proof of adequate health insurance coverage, which should include Covid 19 before travelling to the Centre. Additionally, participants who have not taken the COVID vaccine should be ready to undergo a PCR test on arrival if need be. KAIPTC will not bear any health or accident costs for any participant.
In short
Course Date/Duration 13 May – 17 May 2024
Course Capacity 25 participants
Target Group The target groups include the following:
African Union, ECOWAS, UN Missions in Africa and other Regional Economic Communities (RECs).a. IT Managers/Technical Officers
b. Forensic Investigators &
c. Forensic Auditors
d. Risk Managers/Analysts
e. CISO’s
f. Professionals Interested in Cybercrime Prevention Detection.
Course Language English
Application Deadline 10th May 2024


Cybercrime Investigations and Digital Forensics




In view of recent global cyber-attack trends, it is increasingly crucial for IT professionals to promptly investigate cyber breaches using appropriate digital forensic procedures. Analysis conducted by the e-Crime Bureau has revealed the challenges faced by IT professionals in managing incidents and breaches within complex IT environments, including the integration of third-party applications, cloud computing, mobile devices, and the proliferation of remote work setups. The Cybercrime Investigation and Digital Forensics course offers a comprehensive exploration of the principles and methodologies essential for proficient cybercrime investigation and digital forensics practices. Participants gain an extensive understanding of key concepts, methodologies, and tools pivotal in this field, equipping them with the necessary expertise for a successful career. Commencing with an introductory module, the course elucidates fundamental terms, concepts, and the significant role of cybercrime investigation and digital forensics in the realm of combating cyber threats.

To address these emerging technology related challenges, the Bureau’s digital forensics experts will provide practical case studies, best practices, tools, and standard techniques in this lab-based training, aimed at ensuring IT environments are well-prepared for forensic investigations.


Course Objectives

The main objectives of the course are to:

  • To assist participants to understand the network protocols for communicating on IT networks.
  • To assist participants to discover the potential attacks at each layer of the TCP/IP Model.
  • To help participants understand the process of investigating cyber incidents
  • To help participants gain practical knowledge in investigating selected applications.
  • To assist participants to identify malicious activities through log analysis.
  • To assist participants to trace the source of an IP Address using forensics techniques.


Target Group

  • IT Managers/Technical Officers
  • Forensic Investigators &
  • Forensic Auditors
  • Risk Managers/Analysts
  • CISO’s
  • Security Mangers
  • Professionals Interested in Cybercrime Prevention Detection.


Modules of the course

  • Overview of cybercrime Investigation & Digital Forensics
  • Introduction to Computer Networks
  • Digital Examination Processes, Tools & Techniques
  • Introduction to Network Forensics & Incident Response
  • Extracting & Analysing Evidence from the computer Memory
  • Extracting & Analysing user Generated Activities (Web browser Analysis & Web Attacks, Emails, USB Activities)
  • Log Analysis Using Open Source/Commercial Forensic Tools
  • Investigating Skype, Team Viewer, RDP & Zoom Activities
  • Anti-Forensics Tool & Techniques
  • Setting up Forensics Laboratory
  • Overview of Mobile Forensics Investigations
  • Forensics Readiness, Ethical & Legal Consideration
  • Hands-On Sessions/ Case Studies


How to Apply

Interested applicants are kindly invited to click on the registration link below in order to fill and submit the online application form and forward it to


Registration Link




Mary Anna Abakah

Lead, Training

e-Crime Bureau

Tel. 00 233 (0) 0302 999 981

Mobile. 00 233 (0) 50 1304 836 / 50 788 8899



Mrs Marylyn Agblor

Training Coordination Officer

Tel.  00 233 (0) 302 718200 Ext. 1012

Fax. 00 233 (0) 302 718201




Col Daniel Amenyo-Agbekor

Course Director

Tel.  00 233 (0) 302 718200 Ext. 1035

Fax. 00 233 (0) 302 718201