Cybercrime analyst/investigator

The cybercrime analyst/investigator role includes a variety of entry-level information security positions focused on analyzing and investigating cybercrime events.

What does a cybercrime analyst do?

Cybercrime analysts and investigators require an understanding of how malware compromises a system and the methodologies behind digital forensics, including identifying, preserving, extracting, analyzing and reporting on cybercrime evidence.

It is one of four entry-level, core cybersecurity roles mapped directly to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education’s CyberSeek model.

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Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE)
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Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE)

Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE)

The Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (CCFE) certification path teaches you the skills needed to investigate computer threats. You'll learn about performing forensics on hard drives, file systems and networks as well as the legal and ethical issues of investigating cybercrime.

Computer Forensics
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Computer Forensics

Computer Forensics

The Computer Forensics skill path teaches you critical techniques about identifying, preserving, extracting, analyzing and reporting forensic evidence through use of the most popular computer forensic tools.

Certified Mobile Forensics Examiner (CMFE)
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Certified Mobile Forensics Examiner (CMFE)

Certified Mobile Forensics Examiner (CMFE)

The Certified Mobile Forensics Examiner (CMFE) certification path prepares you for the CMFE certification exam by teaching the necessary skills to investigate mobile threats and mobile cybercrime.

Mobile Forensics
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Mobile Forensics

Mobile Forensics

The Mobile Forensics skill path teaches you critical techniques about identifying, preserving, extracting, analyzing and reporting forensic evidence found on mobile devices, including Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Feature Phone.

Certified Mobile and Web App Penetration Tester (CMWAPT)
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Certified Mobile and Web App Penetration Tester (CMWAPT)

Certified Mobile and Web App Penetration Tester (CMWAPT)

The Certified Mobile and Web App Penetration Tester (CMWAPT) certification path teaches you the skills, tools and techniques required for conducting comprehensive security tests of mobile and Web applications.

Network Forensics
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Network Forensics

Network Forensics

The Network Forensics skill path helps you fully understand how systems are compromised and what traces are left behind by attackers on the network. You'll learn the concepts, techniques and tools used to analyze logs, protocols, wireless, web traffic and email.

Overview

Common job titles
  • Digital forensics analyst
  • Cyber IT/forensic/security incident responder
  • Cyber forensics analyst
  • Digital forensics technician
  • Cyber security forensic analyst
U.S. job openings
  • 777
Most-requested skills
  • Computer forensics
  • Information security
  • Linux
  • Network security
  • Python
  • Malware analysis
  • Information systems
  • Forensic toolkit
  • Malware engineering

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