This section is the home for the official CSI Linux Certification tracks.  Each one of these modules will include courses available to study for the specified certification exam.  You are not required to go through the training and can just attempt the exam.  They are there to help ensure you have the tools you need to succeed.

CSI Linux Certified Investigator

The CSI Linux Certified Investigator (CSIL-CI) is a certification focusing on the usage of CSI Linux.  This is an entry-level certification that covers the basics of using CSI Linux to do computer forensics and cyber investigations. 

Who is CI For?

  • Law Enforcement
  • Intelligence Personnel
  • Private Investigators
  • Insurance Investigators
  • Cyber Incident Responders
  • Digital Forensics (DFIR) analysts
  • Penetration Testers
  • Social Engineers
  • Recruiters
  • Human Resources Personnel
  • Researchers

Exam Format

  • Online
  • 85 questions
  • 2 hours
  • A minimum passing score of 85%

CSI Linux Certified OSINT Analyst

The CSI Linux Certified-OSINT Analyst (CSIL-COA) is an open-source intelligence and investigation certification that applies to Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting of open source information to help provide actionable intelligence to decision-makers.

Who is C-OSINT-A For?

  • Law Enforcement
  • Intelligence Personnel
  • Private Investigators
  • Insurance Investigators
  • Cyber Incident Responders
  • Digital Forensics (DFIR) analysts
  • Penetration Testers
  • Social Engineers
  • Recruiters
  • Human Resources Personnel
  • Researchers

Domain Weights

  • OPSEC (%13)
  • Technology Basics (%20)
  • Laws, Ethics, and Investigations (%9)
  • Identification (%16)
  • Collection & Preservation (%13)
  • Examination & Analysis (%13)
  • Presentation & Reporting (%14)

Exam Format

  • Online
  • 85 questions
  • 2 hours
  • A minimum passing score of 85%

CSI Linux Certified Social Media Investigator

The CSI Linux Certified Social Media Investigator (CSIL-CSMI) is an open-source intelligence and investigation certification that applies to Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting of open source information to help provide actionable intelligence to decision-makers.

Who is CSMI For?

  • Law Enforcement
  • Intelligence Personnel
  • Private Investigators
  • Insurance Investigators
  • Cyber Incident Responders
  • Digital Forensics (DFIR) analysts
  • Penetration Testers
  • Social Engineers
  • Recruiters
  • Human Resources Personnel
  • Researchers

Domain Weights

  • OPSEC (%13)
  • Technology Basics (%20)
  • Laws, Ethics, and Investigations (%9)
  • Identification (%16)
  • Collection & Preservation (%13)
  • Examination & Analysis (%13)
  • Presentation & Reporting (%14)

Exam Format

  • Online
  • 85 questions
  • 2 hours
  • A minimum passing score of 85%

CSI Linux Certified Dark Web Investigator

The CSI Linux Certified-Dark Web Investigator is a Dark Web Investigation certification that applies to the Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting of Dark Web information to help provide actionable intelligence to investigators and decision-makers.

Who is C-DWI For?

  • Law Enforcement
  • Intelligence Personnel
  • Private Investigators
  • Insurance Investigators
  • Cyber Incident Responders
  • Digital Forensics (DFIR) analysts
  • Penetration Testers
  • Social Engineers
  • Recruiters
  • Human Resources Personnel
  • Researchers

Domain Weights

  • OPSEC (%13)
  • Technology Basics (%20)
  • Laws, Ethics, and Investigations (%9)
  • Identification (%16)
  • Collection & Preservation (%13)
  • Examination & Analysis (%13)
  • Presentation & Reporting (%14)

Exam Format

  • Online
  • 85 questions
  • 2 hours
  • A minimum passing score of 85%