CAREERS IN… Computer Forensic & Security

Computer Forensic & Security The links below are relevant to Computer Forensic & Security and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities.

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Computer Forensics/Network Security

Computer forensics is essentially about data recovery, but rather than just recovering lost or hidden data from computers or digital storage media doing it in a way that preserves it and audit trail which could be used in legal or civil proceedings.

Security is about maintaining the integrity of systems to make sure the data in them is safe i.e. keeping it locked up safe from those who might want to steal or corrupt it. There are lots of different types of role within this kind of field including PEN testing companies who will test peoples systems for them.

BCS The Chartered Institute for ITBCS Information Security Specialist Group, listing of typical roles within this specialism

Techno jobs – careers advice – includes IT security, qualifications and training.

CW Jobs – Search IT jobs by sector and location.

Cyber Security Challenge – View Careers section for information on typical roles within cyber security

Inside Careers – Hot Topics – cyber security – find out about current trends and careers information.

Kent University Careers Service – Forensic Computing – a guide produced by Kent University Careers Service on Biometrics, Forensic Computing Computer Security and Cryptography Careers.

The National Crime Agency careers – The NCA tackles serious and organised crime impacting on the UK. Search information on the National Cyber Crime Unit

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CyberSecurity – search by job type and location

Cyber Security – Search thousands of cyber security jobs.

Forensic Focus -Jobs – Digital Forensics Job Vacancies Forum.

HMRC’s Fraud Investigation Service – HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is a major government department, explore this site to find out more about Criminal Justice careers in HMRC including investigative, intelligence and digital forensics and cyber roles.

IT Security Jobs – Technojobs is a leading job board with over 20,000 new IT and Technical jobs posted monthly and 500,000 registered candidates. – the official jobsite for the BCS – search by key word eg: ‘computer forensics’, and ‘computer security’.

Rice Technology Recruitment – Market leaders in Forensic Technology recruitment in the UK. Search To find Computer Forensic jobs, Forensic Phone Analyst jobs, EDiscovery Jobs, and Project Manager Jobs.

Employers in Wales/UK – Computer Forensics/Network Security

3EF – a digital forensics and data recovery company.

A2Z Computing – a Newport based company that provide data recovery services
Advanced Secure Technologies, Cardiff (Security)

Advanced Secure Technologies – based in Cardiff, specialises in document fraud prevention

Alert Logic – a Cardiff based company that specialises in security and compliance for the cloud

Athena Forensics – a Cardiff based company specialising in Computer Forensics, Mobile Phone Forensics, Cell Site Analysis and Expert Witness Services.

C3IA – a specialist in cyber security.

CCL Forensics – supplier of digital forensics, including: computer forensics, mobile phone forensics and cell site analysis services, e-disclosure and forensic data collections services.

CGI – find out about cyber security opportunities with CGI

CYFOR – e-discovery, digital forensics & cyber security specialists

Evidence Matters – a digital forensics company that specialises in criminal defence cases.

Field Associates – provides digital forensics, expert witness services, network security and data protection services (offices in Bridgend, Birmingham and London)

Forensic Resources – a Cardiff based forensic analysis and expert witness company

IntaForensics – a provider of Digital Forensic Services within the UK.

ITSUS Consulting – Cardiff based company specialising in cyber & intelligence, testing & evaluation and system integration work.

GCHQGCHQ is a security and intelligence organisation tasked by Government to protect the nation from threats.

Krypsys – an information security company with a focus on helping you defend your information and data against emerging security threats.

Net Consulting – a leading IT consultancy specialising in Performance Management, Cyber Security and Managed Services (based in Cardiff)

Pen Test – Penetration testing and security services specialties include: Penetration Testing, Web Application Testing, SCADA, Cisco, Reverse Engineering, Ethical Hacking

PGI Cyber Academy – offers cyber security training for business and government professionals.

Signal Networks – provide IT security , IT consultancy and Cloud integration services to our global clients from our headquarters in Bristol and offices in London

Sytech consultants – specialists in all areas of digital forensics – view ‘Employment’.

ZentekForensics – a specialist in digital forensics – view ‘Careers’.

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