Why is getting certified an important part of a computer forensics career?
Receiving a CCFE or CMFE certification proves to employers that you possess fundamental knowledge of computer forensics across a breadth of related topics. Becoming certified will differentiate you from others vying for positions in the computer forensics market, showing that you are a skilled professional committed to excellence.
What career opportunities are afforded to graduates of this boot camp? How does this course prepare students to identify computer threats and investigate digital crime in the real world?
Graduates of the course are able to use their certification and experience from the boot camp as leverage to secure a job in the computer forensics industry. This course provides hands-on exposure to the tools and scenarios that computer forensics professionals work with every day, preparing our students with the necessary information they’ll need in order to deal with threats and crime in the digital world.
What’s the current job outlook for computer forensics professionals? What sectors/industries have the highest need for qualified professionals?
Apart from being a fast-growing field, the computer forensics industry is always welcoming new talents. The sectors and industries most commonly employing computer forensics professionals include legal firms, law enforcement and all levels of the government (FBI, IRS, CIA and the Department of Homeland Security).
What are the advantages of IACRB digital forensic certification over other similar certifications? How does this course prepare them for it?
Advantages include belonging to a reputable institution that is highly respected within the industry and the certification exam being a rigorous test of the skills designated to digital forensics professionals. This course is structured to give hands-on experience with the material surrounding the CCFE and CMFE so that students will feel confident in the skills they’ve developed throughout our boot camp.
How much programming experience is required to take this training? Do computer forensics investigators need to be competent programmers?
While programming skills can certainly help a computer forensics investigator, they are not necessarily required. This course does not require you to have any pre-existing computer programming knowledge. However, it is recommended that you do not take this course if you have limited or no computer skills whatsoever.
How has the computer forensics industry grown in recent years? Has the need for forensic skills changed within the last 5 or 10 years?
With new, emerging technologies and attitudes towards digital security changing every day, the need for qualified computer forensics professionals has grown fast in recent years. Changes include a shift towards mobile and cloud systems being adopted by the market, opening up various weaknesses that criminals can exploit. This boot camp has dedicated a sufficient amount of time to teach you how to deal with the developments in this ever-changing industry.
What job titles are most common for people who hold the IACRB CCFE certification?
CCFE holders have been employed by an array of industries, both corporate and legal. Common job titles include: digital forensic specialists, computer forensic analysts, computer forensic examiners, computer forensic investigators, cyber intelligence analysts, computer forensic consultants and many more!
What hardware and software is needed to complete this boot camp?
All of the required hardware and software is included with this boot camp. In addition, this course also provides you with access to 30+ labs containing over 100 exercises related to the daily job of a computer forensics professional.
Does the program accommodate particular areas of specialization in computer forensics?
Absolutely. The seven full days of intense instruction cover a wide variety of specialized topics, and this boot camp is structured to provide you with the experience and knowledge you will need to be a successful computer forensic investigator.
What does this computer forensics training offer that the other boot camps don’t?
This boot camp offers a dedicated, seven-day period of expert instruction that will immerse you in the world of computer forensics — giving you hands on experience with simulated crimes and investigations. In addition to this, our course will prepare you for two industry accredited certification exams, the CCFE and CMFE!
Is the live online Flex Pro boot camp as effective and informative as an in-person classroom would be?
As a live online Flex Pro boot camp student, you will receive the same expert instruction and materials as in-person students. You getthe same courseware, labs and exam vouchers as any other student — plus a variety of other exclusive benefits in your Infosec Flex Center, as well as an Exam Pass Guarantee!
Is it possible to get a one-on-one chat session with a boot camp teacher? How much feedback will I be able to get on my course material work?
Definitely! Our instructors spend 100% of their time working with students to help them understand all of the skills needed to acquire their CCFE or CMFE certifications. Providing you with one-to-one chat sessions and feedback on coursework from a computer forensics master is an incredibly valuable part of our instruction process.