Training Introduction

LT : Data Acquisition and Duplication

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Registration Open for May 2024 

Duration: 15 Days

The Data Acquisition & Duplication Hands-on Lab Training program by SIFS India teaches you digital evidence acquisition techniques, forensic data duplication methods, chain of custody in digital forensics, and best practices to maintain the integrity of forensic data throughout the investigative process.

The training taught by digital forensic experts includes various real-life case studies, quizzes, and practical assignments to equip you with the foundational principles of digital forensics, the evidence gathering process, distinctions between volatile and non-volatile data, bit-for-bit copying, hashing, and verification processes within the domain of imaging and duplication techniques, and maintaining evidence’s integrity.

Once you successfully complete the training, you will receive an industry-recognized certificate highlighting your skills and knowledge to procure and duplicate digital evidence following ethical and legal considerations and about using diverse hardware and software tools like write-blocking devices and reputable imaging software.

Payment Details:

Account Details for Student

Bank Name  - ICICI BANK
Acc. Name    - SIFS INDIA PVT. LTD.
Account No. - 663505500086
Type         - Current
IFSC Code    -   ICIC0000160

  • Training Outcome

    Overview of Digital Forensics

    Importance of Data Acquisition in Investigations

    Legal and Ethical Considerations in Data Acquisition

    Principles of Data Acquisition

    Types of Data (Active, Archived, Residual)

    Volatile and Non-Volatile Data

    Preservation of Data Integrity

    Imaging and Duplication Techniques

    Imaging Basics: Bit-for-Bit Copying

    Hashing and Verification

    Live Data Acquisition Techniques

    Network-Based Data Acquisition

    Network Forensics Basics

    Capturing Network Traffic

    Remote Data Acquisition

    Mobile Device Data Acquisition

    Mobile Device Forensics Overview

    Imaging Mobile Devices

    Challenges in Mobile Data Acquisition

    Cloud-Based Data Acquisition

    Cloud Forensics Basics

    Retrieving Data from Cloud Services

    Challenges and Considerations in Cloud Forensics

    Forensic Imaging of Storage Media

    Hard Disk Drives (HDDs)

    Solid State Drives (SSDs)

    Advanced-Data Duplication Techniques

    RAID Configuration and Duplication

    Dealing with Bad Sectors

    Disk-to-Disk and Disk-to-File Duplication

    Legal Aspects and Chain of Custody

    Legal Requirements in Data Acquisition

    Chain of Custody Documentation

    Expert Witness Testimony

  • What steps should I follow to enroll for the Lab-based Training?

    To enroll, click on the “Register” option available on the right side of the screen, followed by the provided instructions and payment procedure.

  • Which documents do I have to submit at the time of enrollment?

    Academic Qualification Documents, Professional Qualification Certificates, and National ID Proof for Passport Copy are required at the time of enrollment.

  • What are the benefits of a Lab-based Training?

    Your problem-solving and critical thinking skills will be enhanced.

  • How will I receive confirmation once I have completed the payment procedure?

    A confirmation email will be sent to you once the payment is received and verified.

  • Will I receive any assignments during my Training?

    Yes, you will receive case-based assignments during the training.

  • Can I register for the Crime Scene Investigation, Fingerprint, Document and Cyber division under a single program?

    Yes, you can register for all these divisions combined. Contact the team for more clarification.

  • Will I receive any certificates after completing the Training?

    Yes, upon successful completion of the training program, you will receive a certificate, which can be a valuable addition to your resume and may enhance your career prospects in the field.

  • Is there a refund policy if I am unable to attend the training after registration?

    No refund is possible once the payment is made.

  • Where can I get answers to my queries related to the training program?

    You can call us at +91-1147074263 or WhatsApp us at +91-7303913003. You can also write to us at

Technical Requirements

Device - Phone / Tablet / Laptop with Charger


Headphone with Microphone

Software & Tools 

Basic Stationery






A4 Sheet

Additional Requirements 

Any additional requirements for practical work will be informed prior via email.

Sakshi Rai


The sessions were exceptionally informative and engaging, providing a wonderful opportunity to delve into the intricate world of forgery. The comprehensive insights shared during the session enhanced my understanding of the subject, making it a valuable learning experience.

Somesh Kumar


The interaction was very good and interesting. I gained a lot of new information from the program. The faculty was very experienced in their field.     

Vivek Dewangan


It was a very good program on data acquisition and duplication. I gathered a lot of knowledge about the topic, forgery, and the procedure to detect it.



This is an intriguing and eye-opening program by the Sherlock Institute of Forensic Science. I highly recommend this program to everyone. 

Lokendra Kariyam


I was initially hesitant about it, but this hands-on training proved to be a gem. The real-life examples added relevance, and the course structure was par excellence. 



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