Becoming a Digital Forensic Examiner isn't easy, as you have to have a lot of qualifications to become one. After which you need to find someone who's willing to hire you. How are digital forensic examiners judged comparatively to standard ones? What are the margins of error, and what can cause errors while investigating digital evidence?
Cyber forensics, also known as computer forensics, is extracting data from computers to serve as evidence, in civil or criminal cases. As technology is changing constantly, the ways of obtaining data is shifting as well. Cyber forensics is essentially regular forensics, but searching for information within technology, rather than physical objects.
Richard Plummer, CEO of Cyber Crime Forensics, LLC is releasing a new training center in Idaho to train people in digital forensics and cyber security. Forensic scientists need to be trained to be able to analyze digital evidence as much as they need to be trained to analyze physical evidence as well.
Interpol assists against cybercrime, which is a quickly growing area of crime. It's ever changing, and is costing the global economy up to billions of dollars. As Interpol is an international force, they deal with cybercrime, no matter which country it shows up in.
A video of the way digital forensics compares to regular forensics. It's divided into three categories, computers, networks, and mobile. Digital Forensics was used to shut down some high profile cases, such as the BTK killer, in which a serial killer killed 10 people in Kansas.
A PDF containing tools used for Digital Forensics. In standard forensics, certain tools are used in certain situations, and that trend continues on in digital forensics, with a decent amount of different items being used in their own ways.