A multitude of certifications exist related to digital forensics, incident response, and security. The quest to obtain some of those certifications is one focus of this blog.
Deciding on the correct certifications can often be a daunting task. Michael Leclair over at the Digital Forensic Survival Podcast published Episode 22 regarding some of the certifications available and which ones to look into further depending on your own personal area of focus.
One of the certifications that Michael talks about is the SANS GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE). Although there are pros and cons to all certifications this one is at the top of my list right now. Michael made some great points concerning tools specific certifications vs tool agnostic certifications.
You can find out more about the GCFE certification here.