Hansken Fundamentals

Hansken is a forensic data analysis platform that is widely used for giving access to and insight in data and traces originating from seized digital material to detectives investigating ciminal cases at law enforcement agencies. This introductory Hansken course will teach the basics of Hansken and how to effectively work with Hansken.

Who Should Attend

  • Case detectives.
  • Analysts and digital forensic experts.
  • Public prosecutors.
  • Lawyers.

Learning objectives

  • Case detectives learn to investigate digital data and traces (basics).
  • Analysts and digital forensic experts get a solid foundation for their future Hansken studies, to focus on deepening and interpreting identified traces.
  • Lawyers learn basic trace search to be able respond to the position of the Prosecution as to collect exculpatory evidence him- or herself.
  • Public prosecutors learn to perform basic searches independently.

Practical information

  • On-Demand: Learn at your own pace and convenience, available anytime and  anywhere using a web browser from your computer.
  • Hands-on: intuitive user experience, relevant and practical content and challenges. Access to the Hansken practice environment.
  • Duration: approximately 6 hours.

Program details

  • Getting started with Hansken.
  • Challenge: case Crystal Clear and scenario’s.
  • Case investigation and basic trace search. Anything that may be relevant is searched for. For example keywords and names in full text or properties of digital traces such as files, chat messages, emails or photos whether or not taken with a particular camera.
  • Add notes and labels to traces that are used for investigative purposes (e.g., to record relevant traces or mark traces that require follow-up investigation).
  • Report a selected set of traces.