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Digital Forensics Analysts

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What they do:
Conduct investigations on computer-based crimes establishing documentary or physical evidence, such as digital media and logs associated with cyber intrusion incidents. Analyze digital evidence and investigate computer security incidents to derive information in support of system and network vulnerability mitigation. Preserve and present computer-related evidence in support of criminal, fraud, counterintelligence, or law enforcement investigations.
On the job, you would:
  • Adhere to legal policies and procedures related to handling digital media.
  • Analyze log files or other digital information to identify the perpetrators of network intrusions.
  • Conduct predictive or reactive analyses on security measures to support cyber security initiatives.

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Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Operating system software
  • Apple iOS Hot Technology In Demand
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Network monitoring software
  • AccessData FTK In Demand
  • IBM QRadar SIEM In Demand
Development environment software
  • Microsoft Azure software Hot Technology In Demand
  • Microsoft PowerShell Hot Technology In Demand

Education

Education: (rated 4 of 5)

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