Tuesday 11th October through to Thursday 13th October, 09:00 to 17:00
The Relay Building, 56 Commercial Road, London E1 1LP United Kingdom
Places are limited
Purchase is for a training voucher which is valid for 12 months so can be used for future courses if this one isn’t suitable.
DV200 Course Objectives
- MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION AND PRINCIPLES OF DIGITAL EVIDENCE
Learning objectives will be presented along with expected outcomes over the course’s three days. The basic concepts of dealing with digital evidence such as hashing, timestamps, and the setting up of scene collection devices will be explored.
- MODULE 2: UNDERSTANDING DIGITAL VIDEOS
Students will learn about the history of digital video formats, including how these files are formatted and structured. File formats, metadata of files, and codecs that comprise digital video files will be explored. At the conclusion of this module, students will be able to successfully identify information about video files and their formats.
- MODULE 3: DIGITAL VIDEO STORAGE (DVR SYSTEMS)
This module will focus on how digital videos are stored on modern digital video storage or digital video recorder systems. The differences between local storage, cloud storage, and network storage DVR systems will be explained. Students will learn how to export files natively using DVR systems as well as how to safely remove and image the internal storage media to capture information. Safely disassembling and removing digital storage hardware from within DVR systems will be learned through hands-on exercises. Hardware write-blockers will be demonstrated with student’s use to understand how to safely protect drives during the imaging process.
- MODULE 4: CREATING CASES IN DVR EXAMINER
The DVR Examiner software will be used to create new cases and explore collected forensic images. The difference between different scan types within DVR Examiner along with available features will be explored. Students will understand the scan job types within DVR Examiner and how to successfully filter and explore videos.
- MODULE 5: EXPLORING RECOVERED MEDIA
Incident and location details with DVR Examiner will be set up as well as reviewing the software’s Audit Log. Students will learn about clip lists and how to tag and export clips. Hands-on labs will explore the functionality of DVR Examiner, including how to split frames, export videos, play proprietary formats within the software, and more.
- MODULE 6: WORKING WITH EXTRACTED VIDEOS
Students will learn how to augment digital video files, as well as the pros and cons of the process. How to augment, apply filters, blurring, stabilization, and other techniques to enhance digital videos will be explored. Hands-on labs will utilize open-source software to properly modify and enhance digital video files for use in presentations and court cases including proper documentation.
Magnet Certified Video Examiner (MCVE)
MCVE certification is an accreditation that showcases an examiner’s expert-level competence in video forensic investigations using DVR Examiner 3.0 to peers, internal stakeholders and external audiences, including legal teams or clients.Certification is free to users who have completed the prerequisite training courses.
- Participation in a DV200 or previous VERA or CVRA training courses are prerequisites for the new (complimentary) Magnet Certified Video Examiner (MCVE) Certification online module:
- Frequently asked questions for MCVE certification:
- HOW DO I APPLY FOR MCVE?
Complete the form below. Once we have confirmed the prerequisite has been met, you will receive notice of registration and login details. If you do not receive your access to the examination within 72 hours, please check your junk folder or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- WHAT IS THE EXAM FORMAT?
You will need to login through your training account. You will have a 120-minute time limit to complete 50 total questions. The MCVE Examination is comprised of a practical-based set of questions using a prepared evidence set.
- WHAT DO I NEED TO PASS?
A passing score is 80% or higher.
- WHAT IF I FAIL THE TEST?
If you fail the test, you are invited to retake it as soon as you feel ready. If you fail a second time, you must wait 60 days before reapplying to take the test one more time.
- ARE THERE PRACTICE EXAMS I CAN TAKE?
The material will be based on the prerequisite course, so any information from those courses may be included. There is no practice exam, but you do have the opportunity to retake it.
- HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO TAKE THE EXAM?
The exams and all subsequent recertification are complimentary.
- HOW LONG ARE THESE CERTIFICATIONS VALID?
Each certification is valid for two years. Upon expiration, you will receive a notice for renewal.
- HOW DO I APPLY FOR MCVE?