Advance Your Skills as a Computer Forensics Specialist
Cybercrimes are on the rise, driving the demand for forensics specialists. This learning path will equip you with fundamental computer forensics knowledge and help you launch your career as a forensics expert.
Learn how to collect and investigate network traffic.
Discover how to recover evidence from an operating system.
Develop your knowledge of languages such as Python.
Learn how to acquire and analyze data from computers or storage devices with computer forensics.
2h 49m • COURSE
Operating System Forensics with Jungwoo Ryoo
Learn the fundamentals of operating system forensics. Find out how to recover evidence from the operating system of any computer.
1h 36m • COURSE
Network Forensics with Jungwoo Ryoo
Get a comprehensive, but succinct, look at network forensics. Learn how to prepare for network forensics investigations, investigate network events, and examine network traffic.
2h 15m • COURSE
Learning Linux Command Line with Scott Simpson
Explore the Linux command line and Bash shell. Learn how to navigate the file and folder structure, exit text, set permissions, and install and update software on Linux machines.
2h 18m • COURSE
Wireshark: Malware and Forensics with Lisa Bock
Learn to use Wireshark for deep packet analysis, capturing, and forensics. Learn to detect and handle unusual traffic on a network and prevent malicious activity.
1h 52m • COURSE
Protecting Your Network with Open-Source Software with Jungwoo Ryoo
Learn how to protect your network for free with open-source tools and these network-security tutorials from expert Jungwoo Ryoo.
1h 49m • COURSE
Learning PowerShell with Matt Hester
Learn how IT admins use PowerShell in their day-to-day work. Find out how to use cmdlets, work with functions, and use PowerShell in on-premises and cloud-based environments.
1h 23m • COURSE
Learning Bash Scripting with Scott Simpson
A fast-paced introduction to Bash script, a popular shell scripting language on Mac OS X and Linux.
1h 25m • COURSE
Python Essential Training with Bill Weinman
Review the syntax of this simple programming language, and learn how to write scripts, create modules, and integrate a database with Python 3 and the Python database API.
4h 45m • COURSE
You'll learn key computer forensics skills with these experts.
Jungwoo Ryoo teaches IT, cyber security, and risk analysis at Penn State.
Jungwoo is a professor of information sciences and technology (IST) at the Pennsylvania State University (Altoona College). He is also a graduate and affiliated faculty member of the College of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State, and a tenured faculty member of the B.S. degree program in security and risk analysis at Penn State Altoona.
Scott Simpson has a master's in education and currently creates technology courses as an author at LinkedIn.
Scott has been interested in computers since he was about seven years old, and for most of that time, he's been teaching friends, family, and strangers how to use them. This geeky hobby turned into a job with Apple during college, and after completing his master's degree in education at San Diego State University, he has helped to shape the Developer segment here at lynda.com as a content producer. Scott enjoys building web apps and exploring new technologies. He can be found on Twitter at @scotty82.
Lisa Bock is an experienced author with a demonstrated history of working in the elearning industry.
Lisa is a security ambassador with a broad range of IT skills and knowledge, including networking, Wireshark, biometrics, and IoT. Lisa is an award-winning speaker, who has presented at several national IT conferences. She holds a master's degree in computer information systems/information assurance from the University of Maryland University College. Lisa was an associate professor in the IT department at Pennsylvania College of Technology (Williamsport, Pennsylvania) from 2003 until her retirement in 2020. She is involved with various volunteer activities, and she and her husband, Mike, enjoy bike riding, watching movies, and traveling.
Matt Hester is an IT pro, author, and technical evangelist who specializes in Microsoft server technologies.
Matt believes that being an IT pro means working with computers right where the magic begins. He has been involved in the IT pro community for over 20 years, and loves reaching out to users and customers in the local community. He is a skilled and experienced communicator, and has presented to audiences nationally and internationally in excess of 5,000 and as small as 10. He cites his father as his role model: "The older I get, the smarter he gets." Funny how that works! Matt has written four articles for TechNet magazine and has published three books for Sybex: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration Instant Reference, Automating Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0, and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Administration Instant Reference. A movie buff with a massive DVD collection, Matt also runs marathons and dreams of being a pro football player or joining the PGA tour.
Bill Weinman is a tech advocate, entrepreneur, and expert in a programming languages such as C++ and Python.
Bill Weinman is the author of several books and online courses on the technical aspects of the World Wide Web. He has earned a reputation for his ability to explain complex topics in clear, concise terms. Mr. Weinman built his first computer in 1973, and has been involved with technology ever since. He has run a successful consulting practice, been a computer manufacturer, and most recently headed a hosting company. An accomplished guitarist, Bill performs and records music when he's not writing about computers. You can learn more about Bill, his projects and his music at http://bw.org/.
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