Obtaining, Managing and Searching Electronic Evidence

Course Level
16 Credits
Obtaining, Managing and Searching Electronic Evidence


It is important for you to stay up to date on emerging fraud-related technology. Often, evidence used to investigate and eventually prosecute fraud can come from both digital and paper formats.

This course will introduce you to digital forensics and discuss accepted techniques to identify, preserve and manage digital evidence. After completing this course, you will know how to qualify and work with a digital forensics expert to effectively narrow the focus of an investigation and identify the elements in volumes of data that will best serve your case.

Learning how to work with these professionals and plan an investigative strategy will maximize your chance for a successful fraud examination.


Some familiarity with how electronic evidence is obtained and secured

You Will Learn How To:

Identify digital forensics best practices as they apply to a fraud examination

Obtain and secure the digital evidence you are looking for

Locate evidence you need in the cloud and on mobile devices

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 16
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group-Live

Credit by Field of Study

Information Technology: 16

Course Fees

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Our cancellation policy is intended to keep costs low for attendees. Due to financial obligations incurred by ACFE, Inc., you must cancel your registration prior to the start of the event. Cancellations received less than 14 calendar days prior to an event start date are subject to a $100 administrative fee. No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations received on or after the start date of the event. Those who do not cancel and do not attend are responsible for the full registration fee. Should an event be cancelled or postponed by the ACFE due to unforeseen circumstances, ACFE will process a full refund of registration fees within 30 days of such circumstances becoming known.  The ACFE will attempt to notify affected customers by phone and email after it determines cancellation is necessary.

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