A Career in Computer Forensics
IT professionals with an investigative side can put their talent to work. Computer forensic expert was recently listed as one of the top careers for 2007 by Careerbuilder.com. Computer forensics is defined as the application of the scientific method to digital media in order to establish factual information for judicial review. Mike Zuro, network engineer at CompTIA and former Illinois suburban police officer, simply describes it as "finding and taking information off a computer or similar type of device." While that sounds easy, Zuro admits that uncovering the right information can be tricky. "Sometimes it's difficult to determine what type of data you are searching for, or which files may contain the information you need."
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