DV200 Digital Video Investigations with DVR Examiner (2022)

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Digital Video Investigations with DVR Examiner is a beginner-level course, designed for participants who are not yet familiar with the concepts of the recovery and analysis of digital video files from commercially available digital video recorders. This course is offered as an in-person course.

24 CPE points

24 CPE credits

Description

After completing the three-day course, participants will have the knowledge and skills to acquire data from digital video recorders (DVRs) in a safe and forensic manner. Students will learn how to identify and extract hard drives from these devices and acquire forensic images of the data using write-blocking protection. Participants will also learn how to extract the data from these images using DVR Examiner and present it to others for case work.

What to Expect

Hear directly from Justin Almanza, Forensic Trainer at Magnet Forensics, about why you should take our Digital Video Investigation with DVR Examiner (DV200) course, what you can expect when you take it, and what type of real-life experience he brings to the classroom.

Course Prerequisites

None

Course Objectives

MODULE 1:INTRODUCTION AND PRINCIPLES OF DIGITAL EVIDENCE

(Video) DV200 Digital Video Investigations with DVR Examiner

  • Learningobjectives will be presented along with expected outcomes over the course’s four days.
  • The basic concepts of dealing with digital evidence such as hashing, timestamps, and the setting upof scene collection devices will be explored.

MODULE 2:UNDERSTANDING DIGITAL VIDEOS

  • Studentswill learn about the history of digital video formats, including how these files are formattedand structured.
  • File formats, metadata of files, and codecs that comprise digital video files will be explored.
  • At the conclusion of this module, students will be able to successfully identify information about videofiles and their formats.

MODULE 3:DIGITALVIDEO STORAGE (DVR SYSTEMS)

  • Thismodule will focus on how digital videos are stored on modern digital video storage or digital videorecorder systems.
  • The differences between local storage, cloud storage, and network storage DVR systems will be explained.
  • Students will learn how to export files natively using DVR systems as well as how to safely remove andimage the internal storage media to capture information.
  • Safely disassembling and removing digital storage hardware from within DVR systems will be learnedthrough hands-on exercises.
  • Hardware write-blockers will be demonstrated with student’s use to understand how to safely protectdrives during the imaging process.

MODULE 4:CREATINGCASES IN DVR EXAMINER

  • TheDVR Examiner software will be used to create new cases and explore collected forensic images.
  • The difference between different scan types within DVR Examiner along with available features willbe explored.
  • Students will understand the scan job types within DVR Examiner and how to successfully filter andexplore videos.

MODULE 5:EXPLORINGRECOVERED MEDIA

  • Incidentand location detail s with DVR Examiner will be set up as well as reviewing the software’s Audit Log.
  • Students will learn about clip lists and how to tag and export clips.
  • Hands-on labs will explore the functionality of DVR Examiner, including how to split frames, export videos,play proprietary formats within the software, and more.

MODULE 6:WORKINGWITH EXTRACTED VIDEOS

  • Studentswill learn how to augment digital video files, as well as the pros and cons of the process.
  • How to augment, apply filters, blurring, stabilization, and other techniques to enhance digital videoswill be explored.
  • Hands-on labs will utilize open-source software to properly modify and enhance digital video files foruse in presentations and court cases including proper documentation.

Additional Information

Who Should Attend:Participants who are unfamiliar with the principles of digital forensics
Advanced Preparation:None
Program Level:Beginner-level
Field of Study:Computer Software & Applications
Delivery Method:Group Internet Based & Group Live

Refunds and Cancellations:Training Course(s) can be rescheduled to a later date or cancelled by either Magnet Forensics or you without charge or penalty if written notice is received twenty-one (21) days or more prior to the date of the Training Course. No rescheduling shall be permitted on less than twenty-one (21) days written notice, which shall constitute a cancellation without a refund. Your written rescheduling or cancellation notice must be emailed to training@magnetforensics.com or contact 226-499-8962. If Magnet Forensics cancels a Training Course due to insufficient attendance, you will have the option to register in a different scheduled Training Course or receive a full refund. Please do not book travel until you have confirmed that the Training Course will be running.

Magnet Forensics is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:www.nasbaregistry.org.

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FAQs

How do you use a DVR examiner? ›

Click here for the full DVR Examiner User's Manual.
  1. Access the Hard Drive within the DVR. • ...
  2. Protect the Data on the Hard Drive. • ...
  3. Start DVR Examiner. • ...
  4. Select the Source Drive. • ...
  5. Verify that the DVR Hard Drive is Supported. • ...
  6. Select Pre-Scan Options and Begin Scan. • ...
  7. Save the Case. • ...
  8. Review the Clip List. •

What is a DVR examiner? ›

Magnet DVR Examiner can recover video and metadata from password protected, broken, and burnt CCTV and Surveillance DVRs in most cases, even when the data is deleted or inaccessible. Get a Free Trial Watch Video. ×

How do I update my DVR examiner license? ›

If you have a more recent version, you can go to the options window, then the support tab, and use the 'Update License Database' button. Once you click the 'Update License Database' button, you'll need to click on the import button instead of the 'Update Now' button.

How can I recover data from my DVR hard drive? ›

Restore from DVR hard drive backup.
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Method 1. Use DVR Hard Disk Recovery Software
  1. Run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and select the location or device where you lost/deleted videos. Click "Scan" to find the missing videos.
  2. After the scan, choose "Videos" in the left panel. ...
  3. Select the video files that you want to restore.
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Can I get CCTV footage from 5 years ago? ›

You cannot get it back unless your system was built with the specs in mind. If the CCTV system you have can store data for two weeks, before it gets overwritten, then by six months it has been overwritten a dozen times.

How many days CCTV footage is kept? ›

Generally, most CCTV Footage gets stored for 90 days. However, every setup is different, and footage storage needs too.

How do I transfer from DVR to computer? ›

Click and hold the mouse button on the file stored on the DVR for transfer to the PC, then drag the file with the mouse to the video folder created on the PC and release the button. This drops a copy of the video file from the DVR onto the computer.

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