Getting a job in computer forensics is difficult but getting a high-paid ones are even more difficult. After chasing all those years in college trying to obtain the degree, now it is time to get a job.
This particular job is no way near easy as there are a lot of things that have to be known by the forensics. Some of the basic things that are being learned in the college such as information system, recovering data, prevention from ID theft, hacking, cracking password, and also retrieving data are necessary in the job.
One of the most important criteria to get a high-paid job in this field is to be expert in every subject that has been taken in the college. By maintaining high grades, your quality will be assured with no doubts and this is being judged by your Cumulative Grade Point Average in your resume. In order to obtain a good CGPA, you know that you have to strive in your studies as well as having practicing often.
Another criterion is about being expert in one particular field. That is to develop skills and knowledge in one field and be the expert of it. Let say you are very interested in application footprinting, be expert in it by doing a lot of researches about the functions and how it may develop. You may also develop new software and be more specific in footprinting. This way, you will get higher pay in just application footprinting. There should be knowledge with four important basic in every field which is investigation, management, detection, protection and reaction of every data and system.
Other criteria to earn high-paid job is to know the law, know the job market especially who and where to look for your information, be expert in the subjects taken through the course, have a certificate and the most important is your experience and exposure in the field.