IFS India Forensic Education Department:
IFS INDIA's Education Department is engaged in offering Online and Distance Courses and Forensic Services such as Forensic Training and Certification and Standardization services. Our Online and Distance Courses are a simple and cost-effective learning solution, we're here to help you launch or enhance your creative career. Students can participate in courses from virtually anywhere and any time around the world
QUESTIONED DOCUMENTS AND HANDWRITING
Questioned Documents- Introduction, Basic Terminologies, Common individual characteristics associated with handwriting, Important guidelines for the collection of known writings for comparison to a questioned documents, Identify some of the techniques to uncover alterations, erasures, obliterations, and variations in pen inks, Nature and problems of document examination
Classification of documents, Preliminary examination of documents, Basis of handwriting identification, Various types of documents, General characteristics of handwriting, individual characteristic of handwriting, basic tools needed for forensic documents examination and their use, Disguised writing and anonymous letters, Examination of signatures, Determination of age of documents by examination of signatures, Examination of computer print out, identification of dot-matrix, ink-jet and laser printers, electronic typewriter, e- Documents, digital signatures, opinion writing, reasons for opinion and cross examination.
Cyber Forensics, Cyber Crime, Cyber Security and Cyber Law
Introduction to Computers, Computer History, Software, Hardware, Classification, Computer Input-Output Devices, Windows, DOS Prompt Commands, Basic Computer Terminology, Internet, Networking, Computer Storage, Cell Phone / Mobile Forensics, Computer Ethics and Application Programs
Cyber Forensic Basics-
Introduction to Cyber Forensics, Storage Fundamentals, File System Concepts
Data Recovery, Operating System Software and Basic Terminology
Data and Evidence Recovery-
Introduction to Deleted File Recovery, Formatted Partition Recovery, Data Recovery Tools, Data Recovery Procedures and Ethics, Preserve and safely handle original media, Document a "Chain of Custody", Complete time line analysis of computer files based on file creation, file modification and file access, Recover Internet Usage Data, Recover Swap Files/Temporary Files/Cache Files, Introduction to Encase Forensic Edition, Forensic Tool Kit (FTK) etc, Use computer forensics software tools to cross validate findings in computer evidence-related cases.
Cyber Crimes and Cyber Laws-
Introduction to IT laws & Cyber Crimes – Internet, Hacking, Cracking, Viruses, Virus Attacks, Pornography, Software Piracy, Intellectual property, Legal System of Information Technology, Social Engineering, Mail Bombs, Bug Exploits, and Cyber Security etc…
Cyber Forensics Investigation-
Introduction to Cyber Forensic Investigation, Investigation Tools, eDiscovery, Digital Evidence Collection, Evidence Preservation, E-Mail Investigation, E-Mail Tracking, IP Tracking, E-Mail Recovery, Encryption and Decryption methods, Search and Seizure of Computers, Recovering deleted evidences, Password Cracking
Introduction to Cyber Security, Implementing Hardware Based Security, Software Based Firewalls, Security Standards, Assessing Threat Levels, Forming an Incident Response Team, Reporting Cyber crime, Operating System Attacks, Application Attacks, Reverse Engineering & Cracking Techniques and Financial Frauds
CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION
- History of Forensic Investigation
- Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation
- Locard's Exchange Principle
- Types of Evidence and Protecting the Evidence
- Dealing with Suspect Persons, Witnesses and Family Members
- Identifying Physical Evidence
- Examination of glass and soil
- Role of Crime Scene Investigator
- Processing a Crime Scene
- Crime Scene Documentation
- Collecting the Evidence
- Crime Scene Photography and Sketching
- Chain of custody and Forwarding of different types of evidences to the laboratories
- Interpreting a Crime Scene
- Techniques for Handling Evidence
- Blood Spatter Analysis
- Reconstructing a Crime Scene
- Crime Scene Tool, Kits and Equipment etc...
Introduction to Forensic Psychology
Psychologists & the Legal System
Personality Assessment in Personal Injury Litigation
Identification and Evaluation of Criminal Suspects
Violence Risk Assessment- Research, Legal and Clinical Considerations
The Rights of Victims and The Rights of the Accused
Psychology of Victims
An introduction to personality disorders. Therapy interfering behaviours.
Polygraph Testing, Narco-analysis, Lie-Detection, Brain Profiling, Interviewing techniques, Offender profiling, Modus Operandi, Portrait Parle etc...
Role of psychologists in relation to the legal framework etc...
PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR / DETECTIVE
An Introduction to a Private Investigator
Civil and Criminal Laws in India
Importance and Role of a Private Investigator, The code of ethics
Obtaining a License as a Private Investigator
Types of Crimes and Investigations
Theft, Fraud, Deception, Assault, Accident, Trespass etc
Crime Scene Investigation and Forensic Photography
Criminal Profiling, Portrait Parle and Modus Operandi
Forensic Science and Criminology Basics
Forensic Experts, Scientists and Investigators
Introduction to Fingerprint Verification and Handwriting Examination
Methods of identification and Sources of information
Evidence- Gathering, Preserving and Presenting
Background Investigations, Protection and Security
Writing Opinions, Preparing a case file or Reporting to client
Starting a business & Career as an investigator and Getting Clients
FORENSIC ACCOUNTING / FINANCIAL FRAUD EXAMINER
Introduction to Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
Principles of Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
Roles of the Forensic Accountant
Detection/Investigation and Prevention of Fraudulent Financial Statements
Locating hidden assets
Financial Crimes or Frauds in organizations
Avoiding common mistakes in fraud risk assessment and examination
Credit Card Frauds, Online Transaction Frauds, Cheque Frauds etc...
Introduction to Fingerprints
History and Development of Fingerprints
Classification of Fingerprints
Henry system of fingerprint classification
Identifying various fingerprint patterns
Identifying individuals from fingerprint patterns.
Lifting finger prints from various objects.
Types of Fingerprints and Class & Individual Characteristics
Different methods of latent fingerprint development
Photography of fingerprints
Comparison / Verification of fingerprints,
Automatic fingerprint identification system
Finger print expert in court, Expert Opinion Writing etc...
Forensic Sciences: Basics, Ethics, Rules, Laws, Procedures, Cross Examinations etc....
Investigating the Crime Scene (The Crime Scene and the Collection of Evidence)
Investigating and Processing Physical Evidence
The Microscope and Forensic identification of Hair and Fibers
Toxicology, Forensic Medicine, DNA and Serology
Questioned Documents and Handwriting
Fingerprints, Tool marks and other impressions
Firearms, Arsons, Explosives and the Investigation of Bombings (Ballistics)
Forensic Psychology, Anthropology, Forensic Engineering, Forensic Entomology, Wildlife Forensics and other important issues...
CRIMINOLOGY AND INDIAN LAWS
Introduction to Crime, Criminology and Indian Laws
Theories of Criminology
The Criminal Justice System
How To Be Your Own Private Investigator
Crime against woman and child
Drug Addiction and crime
White Collar Crime
Introduction to Indian Justice System
Indian Penal Code
Code of Criminal Procedure
Indian Evidence Act
NDPS Act etc...