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Computer Forensics as a Profession

Learn what it's like to be a computer forensics professional in this introductory course covering duties, procedures and practical advice.

3 videos  //  27 minutes of training

Course description

At the bottom of it, forensics is the job of proving or disproving a theory in a reproducible manner. Take a closer look at the nitty-gritty of computer forensics as a profession with this three-video course, covering duties of the forensic analyst, teams, roles, division of labor, tools, procedure and practical advice from a long-time forensic analyst. Do laws supersede corporate policy? Why shouldn’t you admit to using hacker tools in court? Find out here.

Course syllabus

Computer Forensics as a Profession (part 1)Duration: 10:18

Computer Forensics as a Profession (part 2)Duration: 9:53

Computer Forensics as a Profession (part 3)Duration: 7:04

Meet the author



At Infosec, we believe knowledge is the most powerful tool in the fight against cybercrime. We help IT and security professionals advance their careers with a full regimen of certification and skills training. We also empower all employees with security awareness training to stay cybersecure at work and home. Driven by smart people wanting to do good, Infosec educates entire organizations on how to defend themselves from cybercrime. That’s what we do every day — equipping everyone with the latest security skills so the good guys win.

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.