What Is Digital Forensics?

On August 16, 2011 By

Inaworldwhereanincreasingamountofjobsareopeningupbecauseofadvancesindigitaltechnologies,itshouldn’tbesurprisingthatacareersuchasdigitalforensicsisseeingincreasedpopularity.

Inthepastthemajorityofforensicsjobswereofferedtoscientistsandinvestigators.

Butthegrowthin[...]

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What Is Forensic Nursing?

On August 13, 2011 By

Therearemanysituationsinlifewherethetwoworldsofthelegalandthehealthsystemscollide,andoneofthecareersthatcanbefoundatthisintersectionisforensicnursing.

Andifyou’rethesortofpersonthatenjoysthechallengeofhavingajobthatcrossesover[...]

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What Is Forensic Pathology?

On August 10, 2011 By

Ifyou’veeverwatchedacrimeshowonTVthanthere’snodoubtthatyouwouldhaveseenpeoplebeingportrayedworkinginforensicpathology.

Thestereotypicalforensicpathologistisoftenaquirkycharacterwhospendstheirtimeinthelabexaminingbodiesinordertohelpthecriminalinvestigatoror[...]

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What Is Forensic Accounting?

On August 7, 2011 By

Whenitcomestocareersinforensics,thejobsthattendtocometomindimmediatelyaretheonesweseeinTVandonthebigscreen–youknowtheoneswhereguysusefancy,high-techequipmenttosolvecrimesin47minutesjustintimeforLettermantocomeon.

Oneof[...]

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What Is A Forensic Scientist?

On August 4, 2011 By

 

Ifyou’reinterestedinpursuingsomesortofcareerinforensics,thanoneofthemostpopularoptionsistoworkasaforensicscientist.

Asmuchaswe’dpreferitnottobethecase,thereisalwaysgoingtobecrime–andthismeansthereis[...]

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What Is Computer Forensics?

On August 2, 2011 By

 

Withtherapidimprovementsintechnologythathavebeenseenoverthepasttwodecades,it’sonlynaturaltoassumethattherewouldbesomesortofroleforpeoplewithcomputerskillswithininthefieldofforensics.

Andwhoevercameupwiththetitleforthisnewlyemergingfieldwasobviously[...]

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Thereareawiderangeofcareerandjoboptionsavailableinforensics,andoneofthemostpopulariswithoutadoubtforensicanthropology.

Butwhatisforensicanthropology?

Theeasiestwaytodefineforensicanthropologyissimplytostatethatitistheapplicationofanthropologicalscience[...]

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Thefieldofpsychologyhasgrownremarkablyoverthepastcenturyasthestudyandunderstandingofthehumanbrainandassociatedbehaviorshasimproved.

Onerolethathasrecentlybecomepopularisthatoftheforensicpsychologist,largelyinparttofictionalmovieandTVcharactersthatportraytherole.

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