• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

At the core of solving a crime in today's digital world is a thorough knowledge of digital forensics. In this course, Digital Forensics: The Big Picture, you'll learn the ins and outs of this evolving field. First, you'll begin by diving into the various branches of digital forensics. Next, you'll explore the laws and governance surrounding the field. Finally, you'll develop an understanding of the careers in digital forensics and the employment expectations within it. When you're finished with this course, you'll have a foundational knowledge of digital forensics that will help you not only understand this field better, but also understand your responsibility with digital devices.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to Digital Forensics
  • Branches of Digital Forensics
  • Laws and Governance of Digital Forensics
  • Digital Forensics Employment Expectations

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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