(NSOF-40) (SOF-SO26709) Intro to Digital Media Exploitation Course (ADL)


Details of the eLearning course are:

  • The course is 10 academic days (Mon-Fri) from 22FEB – 05MAR.
  • The estimated time commitment is approximately 3-4 hours per day.
  • The course will be taught at the NATO Unclassified level.
  • The course includes as much of the resident course material as possible, however, this eLearning course does not contain comprehensive Practical Exercises (PE) designed to increase proficiency with the exploitation tools.  The course will familiarize the graduates with forensic best practices, work flow, and forensic tools.  Proficiency must be achieved through self-study and practice, during and after the course.  .  

The course will be conducted in an eLearning format, meaning that it will consist of:

  • Daily online lessons to be completed at your own pace
  • Interactive online discussion forums that will be monitored by instructors
  • End of module online quiz to assess student learning
  • Live video discussions, to review the lesson content.  The video discussions will include participation of the entire class and Instructors/Subject Matter Experts who will be available to answer any questions, elaborate on key points of the lessons, respond to any concerns, etc. These live video sessions will be 1-3 hours long depending on the number of questions introduced by students.

Additional Information

LOCATION: Online, via the NATO Joint Advanced Distributed Learning (JADL) environment.

CATEGORY: Technical Exploitation

LANGUAGE: English 3322; Students should be comfortable speaking English in front of groups to participate in this course.






*Mandatory: Students must register for a JADL account. (https://jadl.act.nato.int/)

*Mandatory: Students must complete the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) 344 Digital Forensics and Digital Evidence prior to starting the Digital Media Explotation ADL. 

*Mandatory: Students must have administrative rights to the computer work station, unrestricted internet connection, and the ability load and use open-source software (forensic tools).

*Mandatory: Students must complete the online pre-course survey.


START DATE: 22-Feb-2021  08:00

END DATE: 05-Mar-2021  17:00

Click HERE for Registration

CONTACT: Dan Wilson