by Christa Miller, Forensic Focus
In the 30 or so years since the advent of personal computers made digital forensics a viable career path, the profession has matured to the extent of making multiple career paths possible. Now, professionals who are interested in digital forensics have options that range from law enforcement and government investigations, to corporate and self-employed consulting — and often switch between tracks.
Of course, having so many options means that forensic professionals have to be intentional about setting and following their course. The field continues to evolve, so new options may make themselves available in the short or long terms.