Cyber & Forensic Specialist
Scarborough, ON, CA
2d ago

Requisition ID : 70448

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Reporting to the Director of Cyber & Forensic Investigations, the Cyber & Forensic Specialist is a member of a team responsible for the ongoing management of internal and external cyber and forensic investigations.

The Cyber & Forensic Specialist will work closely within a team to conduct forensic and information / cyber security investigations, incident response activities, management reporting, and special projects.

The Cyber & Forensic Specialist will effectively support a busy investigation team in the gathering and processing of digital evidence and the effective use of this evidence in later processes including administrate action and criminal prosecutions when required.

The Cyber & Forensic Specialist will liaison with key stakeholders to gather and process legally admissible digital evidence as it pertains to cyber-crime, data loss, and associated civil or criminal investigative proceedings.


  • Manage a digital forensic lab environment by ensuring all hardware and software are verified and validated as forensically sound.
  • Provide digital forensic services including the examination of computers and other digital devices, digital evidence preservation, recovery, analysis, electronic mail extraction and database examination.
  • Ensure that proper chain of custody is maintained and that all evidence recovery and collection methods are conducted, managed, and archived in a manner consistent to maintain preservation and protection of data and evidence in its original form.
  • Identification, acquisition, recovery, cleansing, mining, and securing of large sets of electronically stored information.
  • Manage and perform comprehensive technical analyses and interpret computer-related evidence such as e-mail, accounting software, various databases, and information stored on electronic devices using specially designed forensic software and hardware like, but not limited to : EnCase, Cellebrite, Axiom, and Relativity.
  • Plan, manage, and complete electronic discovery, digital forensic and information / cyber security investigations, and related services for large data sets.
  • Perform investigations on service impacts and identify security control issues.
  • Recommend security solutions and controls to improve deficiencies identified during an investigation.
  • Manage incident handling representing Cyber & Security Investigations and initiate investigation when deemed necessary.
  • Implement investigative process efficiencies in areas under review regarding control issues.
  • Qualifications

  • 5+ years of hand-on working experience in all aspects of digital forensics (Evidence Seizure, Acquisition, Analysis, and Storage).
  • Must have a strong approach to critical thinking, analytics, problem solving, creativity & detail-oriented.
  • Must be able to work extremely well under pressure while maintaining a high level of professionalism is critical.
  • Demonstrate a current and working knowledge of digital forensic principles, methodologies, and techniques; including experience using digital forensic tools (i.
  • e. EnCase, Cellebrite, Axiom, Relativity, or others)

  • Current and working knowledge in Windows / Unix operating systems, mobile devices, PC hardware and PC networking.
  • Knowledge and experience with data mining and analytics using relational databases (i.e. Microsoft SQL)
  • Understanding of document and evidence management lifecycles.
  • Proficiency in technical writing & communication for business audiences in English.
  • Post-secondary education with studies focused on information / cyber security and digital forensics. Professional certifications and membership of associations in the field of information / cyber security and digital forensics (i.
  • e. Certified Computer Examiner (CCE), EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE)), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP).


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