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Want to get into Computer Forensics

By rockinmycountry ·
I am a criminal justice major, getting a certificate in IA. I want to get into computer forensics after taking a couple courses on cyber crime and computer crime. What do you all suggest I do in order to bolster my resume? I am working on my A+ and Network+ as something to fall back on, should I also look into Security+ after I get Network+, is there something better out there for computer forensics. Any help or suggestions, as always it is appreciated.

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Get in to Computer Forensics

by djchandana In reply to Want to get into Computer ...

if you are intersted there are few ways.But your foundation should be there for you.

1.)There is Certificate offerd by University of singapore informatics wich is offered on line.

2.)Or You Could Buy Certified Ethical Hacker Series from CBT Nuggets.this is cool set of vedios that will allow you to have idea of cyber crime.

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Check out some of these.

by seanferd In reply to Want to get into Computer ...

http://www.remote-exploit.org/backtrack.html

http://www.e-fense.com/products.php

http://www.x-ways.net/

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&num=50&newwindow=1&q=computer+forensic+training&aq=f&oq=&aqi=g5

If you download and use free distros (like BackTrack), read up on forensics, maybe check out some of the courses offered, you'll start getting a general idea of what you need to know. If you can get a job in forensics, I'm sure there would be a lot of specific in-house training anyway - and I bet a demonstration of the knowledge, flexibility, and ability to learn will go a long way. That being said, various certs don't hurt.

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Thanks

by rockinmycountry In reply to Want to get into Computer ...

Thanks for the info, got some reading to do now.

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