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Occupational Outlook

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 the 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.
  • Help prevent attacks to network and associated infrastructure.
  • Prevent loss of financial, operational, proprietary, and personal data.
  • Identify and secure weaknesses in a network.
  • Establish and review security policies.
  • Penetration test networks.
  • Operate and configure workstations, servers, and networks securely.

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
  • Manager, Network & Data Security
  • System Administrator
  • Computer Network Defense Analyst
  • Computer Network Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Computer User Support
  • Customer Service and Technical Support
  • Intrusion Detection System Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Support
  • Red Team Technician

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