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Garda Staff - Civilian Digital Forensics Investigators

  • 29-10-2020 4:56pm
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    Closed Accounts Posts: 1,862 ✭✭✭ un5byh7sqpd2x0


    There was a piece in the Examiner on Tuesday about some imminent Digital Forensics Investigators vacancies as part of the civilian Garda Staff in the Garda Cyber Crime Bureau.

    https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/courtandcrime/arid-40071755.html

    I haven't seen them advertised anywhere yet, but the role sounds interesting.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 27,467 ✭✭✭✭ drunkmonkey


    That could me a tuff enough gig mentally.


  • Registered Users Posts: 296 ✭✭ CFC1969


    That could me a tuff enough gig mentally.




    It would,nt be that bad ...


    Digital Forensics works on the basis of isolating yourself from the issue, just investigate the evidence and create timeline, and artifacts worthy of comment


    More financial , not much of the darker stuff that people normally associate with DFIR


  • Registered Users Posts: 388 ✭✭ insert name here 123


    What kind of qualifications would you need to apply?

    It's interesting and yes of course some content will be disturbing but it still has to be investigated.


  • Registered Users Posts: 296 ✭✭ CFC1969


    What kind of qualifications would you need to apply?

    It's interesting and yes of course some content will be disturbing but it still has to be investigated.




    There are many industry based ( SANS, EC Council etc .. ) and Academic courses on DFIR


    UCD MSc on Digital Forensics has a track specifically for Law Enforcement


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,862 ✭✭✭ Zoe Clever Barmaid


    CFC1969 wrote: »
    UCD MSc on Digital Forensics has a track specifically for Law Enforcement

    It's the only track now, UCD haven't run the civilian MSc in DIFC for the past 2 academic years.

    My only issue is that this is possibly going to be something stupid like €30k


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  • Registered Users Posts: 3,733 ✭✭✭ OMM 0000


    There's a great book - "Incident Response & Computer Forensics" by Kevin Mania et al - if you want to see if this subject is for you.


  • Registered Users Posts: 296 ✭✭ CFC1969


    It's the only track now, UCD haven't run the civilian MSc in DIFC for the past 2 academic years.

    My only issue is that this is possibly going to be something stupid like €30k




    Thanks for the update Zoe Clever Barmaid


    Do you know why they stopped the civilian track?


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,862 ✭✭✭ Zoe Clever Barmaid


    CFC1969 wrote: »
    Thanks for the update Dogg Munde


    Do you know why they stopped the civilian track?

    I don't I'm afraid, it was 2017 when I finished it and I haven't heard why they stopped it. I suppose it could be temporary, it was a very good course.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,862 ✭✭✭ Zoe Clever Barmaid


    One of these units is going in to Wexford apparently. Still haven’t seen the roles advertised online anywhere.

    Cyber crime unit to operate from Wexford - WexfordPeople.ie
    https://m.independent.ie/regionals/wexfordpeople/news/cyber-crime-unit-to-operate-from-wexford-39782272.html


  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Music Moderators Posts: 3,635 CMod ✭✭✭✭ Ravelleman


    One of these units is going in to Wexford apparently. Still haven’t seen the roles advertised online anywhere.

    Cyber crime unit to operate from Wexford - WexfordPeople.ie
    https://m.independent.ie/regionals/wexfordpeople/news/cyber-crime-unit-to-operate-from-wexford-39782272.html

    I believe there is to be one in each Garda region, of which there are now four.


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,862 ✭✭✭ Zoe Clever Barmaid


    Ravelleman wrote: »
    I believe there is to be one in each Garda region, of which there are now four.

    That's what I thought myself, but the article specifically mentions Wexford & Wicklow only which is a division, and also mentions divisional "cyber" units.


  • Registered Users Posts: 326 ✭✭ JKerova1


    Seems to be a lot of openings for Garda Staff lately, some interesting positions too.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,862 ✭✭✭ Zoe Clever Barmaid


    JKerova1 wrote: »
    Seems to be a lot of openings for Garda Staff lately, some interesting positions too.

    Where are you seeing them advertised?


  • Registered Users Posts: 472 ✭✭ Qwerty27


    Anyone know where these positions or similar are advertised?

    Subscribed to mail to from public sector jobs but have never seen them come up.


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