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What Does a Digital Forensics Professional Do?
A digital forensics professional can work within several specialties in the information technology field. Besides a computer forensics investigator, other jobs include:
- Computer Forensics Analyst – This position requires uncovering digital data (like erased files or emails), preserving it for use as evidence, and analysis of the data associated with the suspected crime.
- Ethical Hacker – These professionals are employed by companies to identify vulnerabilities in their computer network systems in order to resolve them for their organizations.
- Information Security Manager – This position is typically for experts who have advanced to management level within the digital forensics department.
- Special Agent – Forensics experts may work for governmental agencies like the Department of Homeland Security, CIA, FBI, or IRS and may specialize in counter-terrorism or counterintelligence as it applies to the online realm.
Depending on the organization and the specific position, digital forensics professionals may be required to assist in the preparation of law enforcement and court-related documents like court orders, subpoenas, and search and seizure warrants. Additionally, they may be required to testify in court cases or provide expert witness testimony in support of forensic investigations.
Who is this Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator Training Designed for?
This training will benefit anyone working in the IT industry who is involved with information system security, incident response, and computer forensics. The target audience for the Computer Hacking and Forensics course includes:
- Military and Defense personnel
- Law enforcement personnel
- System administrators
- Insurance, banking, legal and other professionals
- Government agencies and organizations
- IT managers
- E-Business security professionals