Forensic Expert Skills

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What skills are necessary to become a Forensic Expert?
Dec 31, 2018 in Career Counselling by Karan
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Employers hiring Forensic Experts generally look for these skills:

  • Network skills, including TCP/IP-based network communications (much of modern forensics involves reading network traces)
  • Operating Systems (Windows, UNIX and Linux)
  • C, C++, C#, Java, python and similar languages 
  • Knowledge of Computer hardware and software systems
  • Knowledge of Backup and archiving technologies
  • Understanding of Cryptography principles
  • eDiscovery tools (NUIX, Relativity, Clearwell, etc.)
  • Forensic software applications (e.g. EnCase, FTK, Helix, Cellebrite, XRY, etc.)
  • Data processing skills in electronic disclosure environments
  • Evidence handling procedures and ACPO guidelines
  • Cloud computing
answered Dec 31, 2018 by Chalid
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Hey Karan, skills required to become a Forensic Expert are as follows:

  1. Technical Aptitude

  2. Attention to details

  3. Law and Criminal Investigation understanding

  4. Good Communication skills

  5. Understanding of CyberSecurity fundamentals

  6. Analytical and logical reasoning skills

answered Jul 3 by Pratibha
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