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Digital Forensics and the Internet of Things (IoT)
Digital Forensics and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Understanding the Meaning and Purpose of IoT Forensics Cybercrime is a serious threat to any organization, with data breach costs reaching over USD 4 million on average (Mack, 2021). Companies today face many potential cyber risks each year, and the results can be catastrophic. Since Internet of Things (IoT) devices often face attacks as soon…

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Digital Forensic Analyst
What Is a Digital Forensic Analyst?

What Is a Digital Forensic Analyst? 2021 was a brutal year in many ways, and cyberattacks and data breaches were no exception. By October, more data breaches had occurred in 2021 than in all of 2020 (Brooks, 2021). The price of these attacks is also rising: Ransomware is expected to cost businesses a massive $265…

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Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Five Anti-Forensic Techniques Used to Cover Digital Footprints

Five Anti-Forensic Techniques Used to Cover Digital Footprints Americans lost over USD 4 billion to cyberattacks in 2020 (McCarthy, 2021). Along with this rise in internet crime, advances in anti-forensic techniques have added new layers of complexity for digital forensic investigators. Anti-forensic techniques are designed to prevent individuals who commit cyberattacks from being discovered. In this…

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Computer Forensics Career Guide
A Complete Career Guide for Computer Forensics: Steps to Success

A Complete Career Guide for Computer Forensics: Steps to Success If you’re looking to join an in-demand career field, a position in digital forensics might be just what you’re looking for. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that, by 2025, global cybercrime damages will exceed $10.5 trillion annually (Morgan, 2020). There’s already high demand for cybersecurity professionals, and…

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The Evolving Role of Cyber Forensics in Criminal Cases
The Evolving Role of Cyber Forensics in Criminal Cases

The Evolving Role of Cyber Forensics in Criminal Cases  The world has become increasingly digital in recent years, a trend that has affected every aspect of daily life. We’re now seeing the use of cyber forensics in criminal cases, among other areas of the justice system. From the local to international levels, cybersecurity experts have…

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How to Handle Data Acquisition in Digital Forensics
How to Handle Data Acquisition in Digital Forensics

How to Handle Data Acquisition in Digital Forensics Demand for digital forensics services is dramatically increasing. According to a recent report, the digital forensics market is expected to grow from USD 3.14 billion to USD 5.37 billion between 2017 and 2023, representing a compound annual growth rate of over 9% per year (Research Reports World,…

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