IACIS Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE)
This vendor-neutral Certification is Offered By:
International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS)
Leesburg, VA USA
Skill Level: Intermediate Status: Active
Low Cost: $750 (shortest track)
For individuals who have core knowledge of computer systems and forensics concepts and methods and want to develop a broader scope of knowledge and experience. CFCEs demonstrate advanced understanding of computer forensics concepts and skills.
There are 2 ways to earn the CFCE certification: Internal and External. For the Internal Certification program, you must successfully complete a 2-week training course ($1995). For the External Certification program, you must demonstrate a commensurate level of training and computer forensics experience and submit an application and fee ($750) to be approved by the IACIS Certification Committee. You must then successfully complete a series of challenging practical exercises. Finally, you must take the written certification exam.
You must maintain your status as a current dues paying member in good standing. You must also complete the proficiency exam every three years.