Official Title of Certificate: Advanced Digital Forensics, Certificate
Total Credit Hours: 25
About the Cybersecurity, Networking and Digital Forensics Department
Purpose: Perform forensic investigations, incident handling, and conduct incident investigations. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to execute forensic investigations of networks, hosts, and mobile devices, including the use of standard computer forensics and evidence handling techniques to collect, process, review, analyze and produce electronic evidence. The program fully maps to the eight knowledge domains currently specified by the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) and fully prepares students for the Magnet Certified Forensic Examiner (MCFE) exam. Upon completion of the Advanced Digital Forensics Certificate, students are eligible for DoD/DC3 National Centers of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence program certificates.
Related Industry Certifications
This program provides full or partial foundation for the following industry recognized certificates and certifications: Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) certificate and Magnet Certified Forensic Examiner (MCFE), Network+ (CompTIA) and the Security+ (CompTIA) industry certification exams.
Range of Occupations
- Computer forensics technician
- Digital forensics specialist
- Digital forensics investigator
- Forensic support specialist
- Incident response analyst
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