Digital Forensics Analyst

Build the skills a successful digital forensics analyst needs with our library of role-based courses and learning paths.

The role

What does a Digital Forensics Analyst do?

Digital forensic analysts help recover data like documents, photos and emails from a computer or mobile device hard drives and other data storage devices, such as zip folders and flash drives, that have been deleted, damaged or otherwise manipulated. They carefully follow the chain of custody rules for digital evidence and provide evidence in acceptable formats for legal proceedings.

The details

Digital Forensics Analyst career paths

Domain knowledge

  • Digital forensics
  • Computer security
  • Attacks and exploits
  • Penetration testing
  • Reporting and communication

Related job titles

  • Incident handler
  • Incident responder
  • Incident response analyst
  • Incident response engineer
  • Incident response coordinator
  • Intrusion analyst
  • Computer network defense incident responder
  • Computer security incident response team engineer

Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

  • Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst
  • Cyber Crime Investigator
  • Cyber Defense Incident Responder

Plans & pricing

Infosec Skills Personal

$299 / year

  • 190+ role-guided learning paths (e.g., Ethical Hacking, Threat Hunting)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, Security+)
  • Skill assessments
  • Infosec peer community support

Infosec Skills Teams

$799 per license / year

  • Team administration and reporting
  • Dedicated client success manager
  • Single sign-on (SSO)
    Easily authenticate and manage your learners by connecting to any identity provider that supports the SAML 2.0 standard.
  • Integrations via API
    Retrieve training performance and engagement metrics and integrate learner data into your existing LMS or HRS.
  • 190+ role-guided learning paths and assessments (e.g., Incident Response)
  • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
  • Create and assign custom learning paths
  • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, CISA)
  • Optional upgrade: Guarantee team certification with live boot camps

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