Digital Forensics: The Big Picture

Digital devices are everywhere, along with digital crime and the corresponding evidence. This course will teach you all about this field and give you the foundational knowledge needed to make informed decisions about your digital future.
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Rating
(25)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 9, 2018
Duration
1h 14m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(25)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 9, 2018
Duration
1h 14m
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.

About the author
About the author

Joe is a Network Consulting Engineer and has worked in the IT industry since 2010. He has experience in teaching and mentoring IT professionals in both DoD environments and in the civilian sector, in both the networking and IT security fields.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Joe Abraham, and welcome to my course, Digital Forensics: The Big Picture. I am an IT security professional and consulting engineer with over 8 years of experience in networking and security. Digital forensics is seen throughout the world today in many industries and can have a large effect on you and your organization. It is growing very rapidly, and everyone should be aware of the impacts it could have on them. In this course, we are going to take you on a journey in digital forensics and talk about some of your devices along the way. Some of the major topics that we will cover will include the five branches of digital forensics; policies, standards, and laws; employment expectations; and how it fits into the world today. By the end of this course, you'll know all about this evolving field and the various uses of it. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with some digital devices and have a desire to learn. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn digital forensics with the Digital Forensics: The Big Picture course, at Pluralsight.