How to Become a Digital Forensics Professional in 2019

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Sep 30, 2018
How to Become a Digital Forensics Professional in 2019
In this article we’ll discuss how to enter the Digital Forensics field and we’ll explore the wide variety of employment options available.  There are lot of practitioners in the Digital Forensics field with a wide range of skill sets and responsibilities.
These positions often have slightly different titles such as:

Digital Forensics Investigator
Digital Forensics Analysts
Digital Forensics Examiner
Digital Forensics Professional

In law enforcement the distinction between a Digital Forensic Investigator and a Digital Forensics Analyst is often whether they are a sworn officer or a civilian in their organization.
In the private sector, you are likely to find even more variety of job titles such as:

Digital Forensics Consultant
Digital Forensics Engineer
Digital Forensics Technician
Digital Forensics Specialist

You may also see other terms such as “Computer Forensics” used in place of “Digital Forensics”.
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