Certification: GIAC Certified Forensics Examiner (GCFE)
The Global Information Assurance Certification was founded back in 1999 to validate the skills of information security professionals. They offer a certification entitled GIAC Certificed Forensic Examiner(GCFE). This program is designed for professionals working or interested in the information security, legal and law enforcement industries, with a need to understand computer forensic analysis. It focuses on the skills required to collect and analyze data in an investigation on Windows computers.
There are no requirements for specific training to earn a GIAC certification.
Cost for Exam: $899
Time To Complete: 4 hours
Expiration: 4 years – $399 renewal fee