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For over 40 years, NW3C’s comprehensive training programs have helped law enforcement professionals master the principles, concepts, and skills they need to fight cyber and economic crime. Our newest initiative offers law enforcement and the private sector the opportunity to earn professional certifications. NW3C certifications, backed by our industry-leading expertise and reputation, attest to demonstrated competence in digital forensics and/or the investigation of illegal financial activity. They open up doors for greater opportunities to serve and add credibility to your name in your professional environment.



CECFE
Certified Economic Crime
Forensic Examiner

Available for professionals in both law enforcement and the private sector, this certification attests to the holder’s ability to investigate and analyze information related to financial conduct of all types. Holders of this certification have demonstrated that they possess the working knowledge and skills needed to detect, respond to, and investigate illegal financial activity.

CECFE Body of Knowledge

1. Theory and history
2. Common economic crimes and fraud schemes
3. Currencies, financial instruments, and payments
4. Financial analysis
5. Fraud prevention
6. Legislative and regulatory framework



CCCE
Certified Cyber Crime
Examiner

Available for professionals in both law enforcement and the private sector, this certification attests to the holder’s knowledge of proper digital forensic techniques and best practices for working with digital evidence. Holders of this certification have demonstrated their knowledge of the identification and proper handling of digital evidence; types of digital hardware technologies; common file systems; best practices in forensic imaging; documenting and reporting; and legal considerations.

CCCE Body of Knowledge

1. Technologies
2. Digital evidence handling
3. Forensic imaging
4. File system forensics
5. Forensic concepts


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