Certified Digital Forensic for First Responder (CDFFR)

Certified Digital Forensic for First Responder (CDFFR) is a 4-days hands-on training and certification programme that intended for officers who identify and seize digital evidence at crime scene. This course will teach in-depth, with hands-on practices in class, on the methods of seizing and acquiring digital evidence.


  1. To be able to apply digital forensics methodology in work;
  2. To be able to seize, acquire and preserve digital evidence at crime scene;
  3. To know latest digital media and storage system as well as forensics tools;
  4. To be able to participant in discussion and meeting on digital forensics matters;
  5. To understand the role of First Responder.


  1. Incident Response team members
  2. Law Enforcement Officers
  3. E-Discovery Personnel
  4. Judges and Lawyers
  5. Information Security professionals

Digital Forensics in Malaysia Landscape

  1. Introduction to Forensic Science
  2. Introduction to Digital Forensics
  3. Digital Evidence
  4. People & Roles
  5. Case Study
  6. Challenging Issues
Digital Forensics Methodology & Terminology
  1. Digital Forensic Methodology
  2. Terminologies
Computer Management & Digital Devices
  1. Welcome to Digital Age
  2. Computer Management
  3. Technology Updates
  4. Summary
Digital Evidence: What Data Can You Retrieve?
  1. Computer Analysis
  2. Mobile Device Analysis
  3. Internet/Email Analysis
  4. Video Analysis
  5. Image Analysis
  6. Audio Analysis
  7. Summary
First Responder Standard Operating Procedure
  1. Who is First Responder?
  2. What are Their Roles?
  3. When First Responder Comes In?
  4. How to Perform the Tasks?
FiRE Challengeā„¢ 1

Introduction to Data Imaging
  1. Introduction
  2. Live Imaging
  3. Dead Imaging
  4. Hardware Based Tool
  5. Software Based Tool
  6. CSI: What to expect?
FiRE Challengeā„¢ 2

Digital Forensics Quality Management System (QMS) For First Responder
  1. Standard & Guideline for First Responder
  2. Importance of Standard & Guideline
  3. Personnel
  4. Evidence
  5. Equipment
  6. Method
  7. Service Contract
Expert Witness
  1. Court Stages
  2. Oral Evidence
  3. Expert Witness
  4. Expert Analysis Report
  5. Etiquette in Court

Pn. Sarah Khadijah Taylor
Digital Forensics
CyberSecurity Malaysia

Started working in Digital Forensics Department of CyberSecurity Malaysia in 2007 as analyst. Promoted to Senior Analyst in 2010 and now hold position as Quality Manager for the department. Among responsibilities are to monitor the quality aspect of the digital evidence and the result as well as the competence of the analysts in accordance to ASCLD/LAB-International requirements. To date have reviewed more than 500 forensic reports produced by the laboratory for the Law Enforcement Agencies as well as for the private companies. Experiences include examination and analysis of digital forensics evidence; provide expert testimonies and present forensic findings and reports to law enforcement agencies.

The CDFFR examination is certified by the Global ACE Certification. The examination framework is designed to align with a set of relevant Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes (KSA) that are necessary for an Information Security Awareness Manager. Candidates will be tested via a combination of either continual assessment (CA), multiple choice (MC), theory/underpinning knowledge assessment (UK), practical assessment (PA), assignments (AS) and case studies (CS) as required.

Candidates can take the examination at authorized examination centres in participating member countries. Candidates who have successfully passed the CDFFR examination will be eligible to apply as an associate or professional member by fulfilling the membership criteria defined under the Global ACE Certification.

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  • 7 - 10 February 2022
  • 13 - 16 June 2022
  • 19 - 22 September 2022
  • 31 October - 3 November 2022
*dates are tentative, unless specified

Training Fee: MYR5,040.00
Exam Fee: MYR1,255.80

(subject to 6% SST)

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