Responsibilities might include:
- Perform comprehensive technical analyses and interpret computer related evidence on a variety of network environments, software, media, and storage systems.
- Ensure the collection of evidence and chain of custody processes are achieved consistently with industry best practices.
- Provide advisory services to enhance forensic and e-discovery engagements.
- Acquire and develop comprehensive knowledge of client operations, processes and business objectives as well as internal operations, and use this information to identify additional opportunities for achieving client objectives.
Some job titles related to Digital Forensic work:
- Forensics Analyst
- Security Consultant- Digital Forensics
- Computer Forensics Analyst
- eDiscovery and Forensics Project Manager
- Forensics Consultant
- E-discovery and Data Restoration Specialist
- Technology Risk Management Professional
- Information Systems Security Analyst
- Counterintelligence Studies and Policy Analyst
- Junior Software Developer
- Manager, Network & Data Security
- System Admin
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- Computer support specialists
- Forensic science technicians
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U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook
Computer and Information Systems Managers
SANS Institute Salary Survey
Computer Support Specialists and Systems Administrators
Computer Scientists and Database Administrators