There is no one singular solution to mitigate the growing vulnerabilities of our digital universe, but in every sector the need for computer forensic examiners (aka “CFE”) is on the rise, and they are poised to serve some of the broadest needs of our digital universe.
What it takes
In-depth understanding of forensic data collection, chain of custody and rules of evidence, along with strong documentation and working knowledge of personal computers, servers and networked systems are all critical.
Entry-level roles start around $70K. Mid-level positions can pay up to $125K.