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University of Colorado Denver

National Center for Media Forensics
 

Training Courses

National Center for Media Forensics


NCMF Computer Teaching Lab
The National Center for Media Forensics at the University of Colorado Denver is pleased to offer the following training courses:

Forensic Analysis and Enhancement of Digital Audio
March 6-8, 2017, Tuition: $1,200

This course covers practical fundamentals in digital audio theory, forensic audio handling, and enhancement. Specifically, hands-on practice will include: digital evidence tools that can aid in the recovery of digital audio, spectral tools for forensic analysis including the FFT spectrum and spectrogram, and specific filters for noise reduction and stereo source separation. Students will create their own recordings for group problem solving and discussion. 


Forensic Analysis and Authentication of Digital Audio
March 9-11, 2017, Tuition: $1,200

Students explore techniques to address challenges in the authentication of digital audio with regard to evidence admissibility and counterfeit detection. Digital data analysis, compression level analysis, and ENF collection and comparison will be discussed.


Forensic Analysis and Authentication of Digital Images
March 13-15, 2017, Tuition: $1,200​

Students explore authentication of digital images with regard to evidence admissibility and counterfeit detection. EXIF data analysis, recompression analysis, PRNU, and more will be discussed. Students are strongly encouraged to bring images from their own cases as well as their own digital cameras.  

All courses will meet in person at the National Center for Media Forensics in Denver, CO. Courses will meet from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. each day. 

The deadline for registration is February 27, 2017 by 5:00 pm (MT.) In order to secure a seat in a course, payment must be made in full. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

*Please note that some of the methods and software discussed and presented may only be available to law enforcement agencies.​

Previous experience/formal training with digital evidence is recommended for the two courses in Digital Image and Audio Authentication.

Attendees who successfully complete the exam at the end of each course will receive a letter and certificate of completion.

Contact ncmf@ucdenver.edu with any questions.