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Investigation of Hidden Data in Digital Files

Video Description

Digital files store a lot of information beyond the data that makes up the primary file content. Called metadata, this information can be of great interest and use to law enforcement personnel as well as IT professionals tasked with conducting digital forensic investigations. To effectively carry out this work, you need to understand the techniques that are used to search for evidence of crime or intrusions on computer systems.

In this course designed for entry- and intermediate-level digital forensic investigators, you will benefit from instructional tutorials and demonstrations in which you’ll learn to spot valuable artifacts within the metadata of a file; identify the location where an image file, such as a JPEG, was captured; and find the metadata in files created by Microsoft’s Office suite of applications.