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Educating the Next Generation of Cyberforensic Professionals


This paper provides a historical overview of the development of cyberforensics as a scientific discipline, along with a description of the current state of training, educational programs, certification and accreditation. The paper traces the origins of cyberforensics, the acceptance of cyberforensics as forensic science and its recognition as a component of information security. It also discusses the development of professional certifications and standardized bodies of knowledge that have had a substantial impact on the discipline. Finally, it discusses the accreditation of cyberforensic educational programs, its linkage with the bodies of knowledge and its effect on cyberforensic educational programs.
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hal-01393788 , version 1 (08-11-2016)


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Mark Pollitt, Philip Craiger. Educating the Next Generation of Cyberforensic Professionals. 10th IFIP International Conference on Digital Forensics (DF), Jan 2014, Vienna, Austria. pp.327-335, ⟨10.1007/978-3-662-44952-3_22⟩. ⟨hal-01393788⟩
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