SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Blog: Tag - Digital Forensic Certification

Getting Started in Digital Forensics: Do You Have What It Takes?

Those of you who have been following our weekly Case Leads articles may have noticed that we've made several mentions of the new issue (#4) of Digital Forensics Magazine.SANS has developed a relationship with the good people over at DFM that we hope will prove beneficial to the Forensics and Incident Response community, and we're trying to highlight some of the interesting elements that have arisen from that relationship.

As of Issue 4, our own forensicator-in-chief, Rob Lee, has become a Contributing Author for Digital Forensics Magazine. I have been in contact with the publisher, Tony Campbell, who has generously given us permission to re-print Rob's first article here. So, in a fairly egregious form of hijacking, I am also using Rob's article as a launch pad for a series of posts I've begun writing under the series name "Getting Started in Digital Forensics." Thanks to both Rob and

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GIAC Adds GCFA to The List of ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 Accredited Credentials

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BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ — The Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) program, a SANS Institute affiliate, announced today that the GIAC Certified Forensics Analyst (GCFA), GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) and GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) have been accredited under the ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 Personnel Certification program. GIAC is leading the way in the information security industry with five ANSI accredited

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