Skills : Retrieve evidence for cyber-crimes; Protect computers from infiltration; Forensic tools and investigative methods
Job Description :
Recover information from computers and storage devices.
Assist law enforcement officers with cyber-crimes and to retrieve evidence.
Collect information from digital devices as part of legal investigations.
Recover data like documents, photos and e-mails from computer hard drives and other data storage devices, such as zip and flash drives, that have been deleted, damaged or otherwise manipulated.
Work on cases involving offenses committed on the Internet (‘cyber-crime’) and examine computers that may have been involved in other types of crime in order to find evidence of illegal activity.
Protect computers from infiltration, and determine how a computer was broken into or recover lost files.
Use forensic tools and investigative methods to find specific electronic data, including Internet use history, word processing documents, images and other files.
Use technical skills to hunt for files and information that have been hidden, deleted or lost.
Help detectives and other officials analyze data and evaluate its relevance to the case under investigation.
Transfer the evidence into a format that can be used for legal purposes (i.e. criminal trials) and often testify in court themselves.
Help detectives and other officials in presenting the case to the Judge / Court of Law.