I see the digital forensics training market reaching a saturation point in some aspects. Most, if not all, forensic software companies provide training, govt agencies provide internal training, individuals provide training, every college looking for a new revenue stream is adding forensic programs for training, and a new forensics book comes out every few weeks or so. Add that to those who can teach themselves and you have DF/IR training market that is fat. By the way, if you can teach yourself forensics by gobbling up every crumb you can find, you will have a long career in this field.
There have been a lot of blog posts, articles, forums, and opinions posted online about how to break into the field of DF/IR. Here are a few decent links, and of course, a Google search will find dozens more. You will see by the dates that it has been years of the same question being asked...
The common theme is asking, "How do I get into digital forensics?" when the better questions to ask are, "Which college program will work best for me?", "Which discplines in DF/IR should I focus on?", "Which programming languages are relevant?", "Which software should I learn?", "What are hiring managers looking for?".
You won’t usually find this topic constantly being brought up in other career fields. For example, if someone wants to become a doctor, there isn’t much to the answer other than, “go to a medical school.” If someone wants to become a lawyer, the answer is typically, “to go a law school.”...