Certification: IACIS Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE)
The International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists have begun a certification program. This certification is the IACIS Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE). This program is designed for those who have a core knowledge of computer systems and forensics concepts and methods. There are 2 paths to certification with IACIS.
In order to become CFCE certified, there are 2 paths you can take:
- Internal: This would be a 2 week training course which covers the basic knowledge needed for the exam. This does include the cost of the exam. ($1995)
- External: You will have to demonstrate a commensurate level of training and computer forensics experience and submit an application to sit the test. ($750)
Cost for Exam: $750 (external training); $1995 (internal training)
Time To Complete: Approximately 10-90 days
Expiration: 3 years