Because of the similarities from a technical standpoint, little distinction has been made between the criminal investigation and the civil discovery process.
Investigators always require training in a broad sense, but they may choose to seek enhanced training to develop their skills in specific areas.
The unique workflow and slightly differing evidentiary proceedings found in the discovery process require specific understanding and experience.
Analysis of digital evidence is not a single area of interest; it can include many specific areas of interest and associated skills.
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