Avenues to Entry into DFIR

Over the past few years several people have asked me what the best route would be to enter the Digital Forensics / Incident Response field.  While there is no best method, there may be one that works well for you. I know the path I took had it’s challenges – mainly of acceptance – because in ...

Topics of Necessary Evil – Licensing

Mention to anyone in the Digital Forensics field that you are a DF examiner or investigator and you may quickly find yourself in a licensing & regulation discussion. By interpretation, the state of South Carolina (via SC’s State Law Enforcement Division – SLED) has decreed that one must hold a Private Investigator’s license in order to fulfill the ...