There are five GIAC certifications related to digital forensics.
- GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
- GIAC Advanced Smartphone Forensics (GASF)
- GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE)
- GIAC Network Forensic Analyst (GNFA)
- GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM)
Any of these would be beneficial for someone seeking a position in fighting cybercrime.
Joel recommends the following next steps:
- Go to the GIAC website (https://www.giac.org/) and read over the certification details and determine if you have the background necessary to begin the forensic certification that most interest you.