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Digital Forensics Analysts

Where in the Marine Corps? In the Marine Corps: Communications Officer; Cryptologic Cyberspace Analyst; Cyber Network Operations Officer; Information Operations Specialist; Intelligence Tactics Instructor; Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Communications Planner; Signals Intelligence/Electronic Warfare/Cyberspace Operations Chief; Signals Intelligence/Electronic Warfare/Cyberspace Operations Technician; Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Specialist

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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