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Digital forensics managers’ workshop

Effectively manage a digital forensics unit.

Evidence of criminality exists on many computers. This workshop will equip you with the knowledge to effectively manage a unit in this specialised area of work.


​As recommended in the ACPO good practice guide for managers of high tech/computer crime units, attending this workshop will assist in dealing with such issues as resources, staff welfare, equipment and training.

It also provides an excellent opportunity to network with peers and to speak directly with experts in the field about issues directly affecting you and your unit.


After attending this cou​​rse, the participant will be able to:

  • explain how​​ forensic practitioners can obtain and use computer data and online information to assist in investigations
  • understand and explain how network investigators can obtain and use computer data and online information to assist in investigations
  • explain the issues and requirements regarding legislation appertaining to computer-related crime
  • correctly identify all aspects of health and safety in the computer investigation environment
  • explain the management and resource implications of digital crime investigations
  • identify the key issues involved in the management of a digital forensics unit
  • identify and implement good practice in line with the advice contained in the ACPO advice and good practice guide for Management of high tech crime units

Methods of delivery

​The course is delivered with a mixture of trainer-led sessions, group work and guest speakers.

Key details


​Delegates will be invol​​ved in the supervision, policies, strategies and management of digital forensics units.

Practitioner group

Supervisors and managers (who have little or no technical background) involved in the supervision, strategy and policy-making involved with computer examination units.


Three days


Home Office forces (non-residential):

£7,89.50 (1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021)

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