Solve Computer Crimes and Make Big Cash: Become a Digital Forensic Detective Today

Solve Computer Crimes and Make Big Cash: Become a Digital Forensic Detective Today

September 17, 2020 Off By Tammy Schneider

In case you've been sleeping under a rock, you've probably noticed that just about everyone uses computers – from tots to retirees. However, with this surge in computer usage, we are also getting a surge of technically savvy criminals who use the computer to commit crimes like identity theft. Well, I have news for you. If you're technically savvy and want to help put these criminals behind bars, you should consider a position as a digital media analyst. In this article, I will teach you all about this lucrative and helpful career. Are you ready? Let's begin.

Digital forensic detectives are trained investigators who use their technological skills to determine if a crime has been committed using a computer. Corporations, law enforcement and other intelligent agencies like the FBI typically hire these professionals to help discover evidence and solve crimes. Digital forensic detectives typically make between $85,000 and $124,000 a year. To qualify, you must complete qualified certification programs and have necessary credentials and professional experience.

Digital forensic detectives carefully scan computers to detect whether any illegal activities have occurred. They collect and analyze electronic evidence from the suspect's works station, server and network. Then, they follow the standards of admissible evidence so that the obtained information will be accepted in a court of law.

When conducting their analysis, digital forensic detectives have to fully test and evaluate the information. They also have to be aware of traps, damages and viruses that the perpetrator left behind to "cover their tracks" and avoid detection. Afterwards, they must properly store the evidence in accordance to state law. They also have to make sure they do not damage or harm it in any way. Lastly, they must complete a detailed report of their findings which includes all of the work they previously did.

In conclusion, being a digital forensic detective is a fun and lucrative position for technically savvy people who are interested in law enforcement and want to use their skills to make the world a better place. In addition, there is a growing need for their services as we continue to become more technically advanced. So, if you're considering this career choice – I say, "Go for it."