Security Studies & International Affairs
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 a forensic science and its recognition as a component of information security. It also discusses the development of professional certification 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.
Advances in Digital Forensics X
Scholarly Commons Citation
Pollitt, M., & Craiger, P. (2014). Educating the Next Generation of Cyberforensic Professionals. Advances in Digital Forensics X, (). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-44952-3_22
Dr. Craiger was not affiliated with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at the time this paper was written.