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Sep 14 2017

Forensics Lab Technician: Salary, Duties and Requirements #forensics #lab #technician: #salary, #duties #and #requirements

# Forensics Lab Technician: Salary, Duties and Requirements Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Requirements The field of forensic science does not initially require a specified major. The prospective technician has time to choose one of the career path options available. For example, lab technicians may begin their studies with an interest in biology, then pursue a specialization field such as DNA comparison. A bachelor’s degree, primarily in chemistry, physics, physical anthropology, or biology, is required to enter the job arena. It’s necessary for forensics lab technicians to have clear oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability …

Sep 13 2017

DNA Forensics: Dr #forensics #definition

# The Discovery of DNA Fingerprinting In September 1984, Dr. Alec Jeffreys. a geneticist from the University of Leicester in Great Britain was studying hereditary diseases in families. He was focusing on methods to resolve paternity and immigration disputes by demonstrating the genetic links between individuals. Jeffreys used Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (RFLP) to analyze Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA). Dr. Jeffreys discovered that repetitive patterns of DNA, known as Variable Number of Tandem Repeats (VNTRs), were present in all human beings but that they varied in length for each individual. He soon realized that this variation could be used to establish …

Aug 24 2017

Best Computer Forensics Certifications For 2017 – Tom – s IT Pro #computer #forensics #programs

# Best Computer Forensics Certifications For 2017 Computer forensics is a challenging IT discipline and experienced and certified professionals are in high demand. Yet computer forensics certs remain something of a wild frontier. From two dozen available credentials, we list the five best options for 2017. Credit: Shutterstock Today, there is an appreciable number of available, high-quality certification programs that focus on digital investigations and computer forensics. However, there are also certifications and programs in this area that are far less transparent, well documented and widely known. What’s creating this demand for new programs in computer forensics? Consider the following: …

Jul 28 2017

The Role of Computer Forensics #computer #forensics #degree

# The Role of Computer Forensics in Law Enforcement [An edited version of this paper was posted at the OFFICERS.com Web site in January 2006.] Examples of the analysis of computer evidence are abundant today in the popular media, particularly in television shows ranging from the Law & Order franchise to Court TV’s Forensic Files. And, as we have come to expect from television, there is a grain of truth in the oversimplification (or gross distortion) of the facts. Forensics. of course, is the use of science to investigate and establish facts in a criminal or civil court. Physical evidence …

Jul 23 2017

The Role of Computer Forensics #computer #forensics #course

# The Role of Computer Forensics in Law Enforcement [An edited version of this paper was posted at the OFFICERS.com Web site in January 2006.] Examples of the analysis of computer evidence are abundant today in the popular media, particularly in television shows ranging from the Law & Order franchise to Court TV’s Forensic Files. And, as we have come to expect from television, there is a grain of truth in the oversimplification (or gross distortion) of the facts. Forensics. of course, is the use of science to investigate and establish facts in a criminal or civil court. Physical evidence …