As criminal defense attorneys and civil attorneys encountered law-enforcement examiners, the need for qualified civilian forensic computer examiners grew. Currently, there’s a huge demand for certified, qualified forensic computer examiners. Some trained examiners have started their own businesses, some work for large companies, such as Deloitte and Touche, and others work for law-enforcement agencies.
This comprehensive online program prepares you for a career in this emerging field. You’ll learn not only to thoroughly examine digital media, but also to clearly document, control, prepare, and present examination results that will stand up in a court of law. You’ll be able to identify where and how data is stored and how to recover and interpret data and draw appropriate conclusions based on the data. Education on the ethics of computer forensics is also included. This program is hands-on and emphasizes learning by doing.
The primary certification for civilian forensic computer examiners is the Certified Computer Examiner (CCE) certification. The Forensic Computer Examiner Online Training Program is an authorized ISFCE (International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners) training course that will thoroughly prepare you to take the CCE certification exam.
Upon registering, you're given an initial twelve months to complete this program. Should you need more time beyond the twelve months, an extension of three months is available with a fee of $250 or an extension of six months is available with a fee of $500.