October 3, 2009 at 8:31 pm #82264
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National Forensics Training Center
The National Forensics Training Center is funded by the Department of Justice to train law enforcement officers to fight cyber crime. With the growing level of cyber crime today, it is critical that law enforcement officers have the ability to handle and examine digital evidence. The NFTC seeks to solve this issue by offering training in a broad range of cyber crime areas. The training that is offered by the NFTC is free of charge for all law enforcement personnel. All meals and lodging needs are provided for the students attending the training.
News: Digital Forensics Training for American Veterans!!
The National Forensics Training Center is expanding their training opportunities to Veterans of the United States of America. The Veterans Initiative is a partnership between Mississippi State University, Auburn University, and Tuskegee University and is funded through the National Science Foundation. The courses developed for the Veterans Initiative are from a practitioner perspective and will help build critical skills for American Veterans to enter the area of digital forensics.
The training initiative for America’s Veterans is an extension of the law enforcement training that is offered by the National Forensics Training Center at Mississippi State University. Funded by the National Science Foundation, this program is intended to vocational type of learning environment at no charge for America’s Veterans, which includes those in transition and/or disabled. The training will be offered throughout the United States at selected VA Centers and military hospitals serving our wounded military.
The courses will be offered at or near VA or military hospital facilities and will be scheduled to accomodate the facility’s desires and student needs. Instruction will include both technical aspects of digital forensic as well as VA and SBA programs for financial assistance to start a digital forensics business. The course is seperated into three tracks ranging from a basic computer skill to advanced digital forensics training.
Track 1: For those veterans that do not have a background in computing.
Track 2: For those veterans with a good understanding of hardware and software basics.
Track 3: For those veterans that have a basic understanding of digital forensics and need
advanced digital forensics training.
Students completing this course of instruction should be capable of entering into the digital forensics profession at or above entry level and will be qualified to apply for government, commercial, or law enforcement job opportunities. Graduates are also expected to be qualified to enter into private consultancies as a digital forensics investigator if they desire.
October 3, 2009 at 9:16 pm #82266
Thanks for sharing this Henry.
Interesting to see that Auburn University is one of the sponsors of this program. I obtained my BSE Computer Engineering from AU.
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