The EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator exam is a standalone certification from EC-Council with the exam code 312-49.
The certification is targeted at law enforcement personnel, system administrators, security officers, defense and military personnel, legal professionals, bankers, security professionals and anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network infrastructure. The exam covers computer forensics, digital evidence, rules of evidence, digital evidence examination process, password cracking concepts, and log capturing techniques.
|What is the exam registration fee?||USD 500|
|Where do I take the exam?||
The EC-Council 312-49-v8 exam is administered by Prometric and Pearson Vue at testing centers worldwide.
|What is the format of the exam?||The exam consists of multiple choice questions.|
|What are the pre-requisites of the exam?||While there are no official pre-requisites for the CHFI certification, both EC-Council and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate have attended the CEH class before enrolling into CHFI Program and have a good understanding of modern operating system, networking, and security fundamentals.|
|How many questions are asked in the exam?||The exam contains 150 questions.|
|What is the duration of the exam?||240 minutes|
|What is the passing score?||70%
(on a scale of 0-1000)
|What is the exam's retake policy?||
In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator certification, 's retake policy is:
|What is the validity of the certification?||EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator v8 certification expires two years from date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification. Click here for more information.|
|Where can I find more information about this exam?||To know more about the 312-49-v8, click here.|
|Which certification covers this exam?|
|What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?||
An EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including: