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This course is a continuation of our series on preparing to become a forensic accountant. Within this segment we focus on elements of computer forensics.

Financial forensic engagements may fall into several categories. For example:

  • Economic damages calculations, whether suffered through tort or breach of contract
  • Post-acquisition disputes such as earnouts or breaches of warranties
  • Bankruptcy, insolvency and reorganization
  • Securities and tax fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Business valuation
  • Computer forensics/e-discovery

Previous courses in this series included:

  • Introduction to Forensic Accounting
  • Preparing to Become a Forensic Accountant: Handwriting and Document Analysis
  • Preparing to Become a Forensic Accountant: Digital Forensics

This session is designed to delve into further investigative procedures used in computer forensics.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the discipline of computer forensic and techniques.
  • Explore and evaluate the method of live analysis.
  • Recognize and review forensic methods for deleted files.
  • Discover and examine the concept of stochastic forensics
Last updated/reviewed: May 20, 2022

Included In Certifications

This course is included in the following Certification Programs:

9 CoursesBecoming a Forensic Accountant Certification

  1. Introduction to Forensic Accounting
  2. Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Document Review and Handwriting Analysis
  3. Forensic and Fraud Interviewing Skills and Techniques
  4. Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus Digital Forensics
  5. Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Computer Forensics - Part 1
  6. Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Computer Forensics (Cryptology) - Part 2
  7. Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Computer Forensics (Steganography) Part 3
  8. Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Network Forensics
  9. Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Cloud Forensics

5 Reviews (13 ratings)Reviews

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Member's Profile
Very "deep" analysis in this course provided by Lynn. This is not easy to comprehend without an IT background. That said, it is a comprehensive content that touches on everything one should know. I know it now. Thank you Lynn, I have expanded my IT acumen. Larry
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Anonymous Author
Another great session from Lynn. It is very very technical and not like other courses - a little boring. It provides some scenarios of computer forensics.
5
Member's Profile
Love this instructor and all of her materials - I'm working my way through all the forensic courses she provides.
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Anonymous Author
This was an interesting course detailing what to expect as a forensic accountant.
4
Member's Profile
Very interesting training for folks who are beginners in the forensic field.

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course. However, it is recommended to take Other Segments of Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant courses by Lynn Fountain.
Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus Digital Forensics
Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Document Review and Handwriting Analysis
Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Computer Forensics (Cryptology) - Part 2

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact:
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  3:00Introduction to Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Computer Forensics - Part 1
  5:14Computer Forensics
  8:30Computer Forensic Techniques
  17:18Computer Forensic Techniques Cont'd
  9:35Live Analysis
  13:28Deleted Files
  5:08Stochastic Forensics
  2:20Summary
CONTINUOUS PLAY
  1:04:33Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Computer Forensics - Part 1
SUPPORTING MATERIAL
  PDFSlides: Preparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Computer Forensics Part 1
  PDFPreparing to be a Forensic Accountant: Focus on Computer Forensics Part 1 Glossary/ Index
REVIEW AND TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM