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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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
- Computer forensics
- Information security
- Network security
- Malware analysis
- Information systems
- Forensic toolkit
- Malware engineering
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