The International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS), composed of members in 60+ countries worldwide and accredited by the Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board (FSAB), has announced its annual training event to be held in Orlando, Florida, April 22 – May 3, 2013. IACIS has provided premier cutting edge, professionally enhanced instruction for over 20 years! As digital crimes increase around the world, it is vital to constantly be developing and improving the forensic training and tools used to investigate and prosecute those involved in this ever growing problem.

In addition to the Basic Computer Forensic Examiner (BCFE) two week course, IACIS will offer other specialized courses of instruction during that time, i.e. Internet Forensic Examiner (IFE) program, designed to provide students with foundational knowledge of the internet, computer networks and the forensic analysis of internet artifacts building on the knowledge gained in the IACIS BCFE training utilizing forensic and non-forensic tools; Windows Forensic Examiner (WFE) training program, designed to provide students with detailed study of the Windows operating system and to prepare them to enter the IACIS Certified Windows Forensic Examiner (CWFE) process; Applied Computer Forensics (ACF) program provides students a realistic computer forensic case scenario built on the latest version of the Windows operating system utilizing forensic and non-forensic tools to explore different examination and analytic approaches to complete the process; Network Forensic Analysis (NFA) training program, designed to provide students with detailed study of the Windows operating system and to prepare students to conduct incident response activities and network forensics; also, Managing a Digital Forensic Lab (MDFL), a FREE two day course designed for lab managers and supervisors to learn about digital forensics, the need for training, certifications and written policies to assist in their examiner’s success.

Specialized industry organizations as well as forensic hardware and software developers will be actively participating in this event. Free IACIS membership is provided to each student for the first year, which includes integration into our exclusive international and professionally oriented “listserv,” where the most up-to-date digital forensic information is shared 24 hours a day.

Detailed information about this event may be found at All Media is welcome at any time throughout the entire two weeks by scheduling with Tom Thomas, IACIS Director of Marketing.

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