Forensic Analysis and Enhancement of Digital Audio
September 18-20, 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
September 21-23, 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
September 25-27, 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 September 11, 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 of the training. NCMF certificates do not constitute professional certification as a forensic expert.