CyberSecurity Forensic Analyst CSFA

Possessing the CyberSecurity Forensic Analyst (CSFA)™ certification is proof that the analyst can conduct a thorough and sound forensic examination of a computer system and other digital/electronic devices, properly interpret the evidence, and communicate the examination results effectively and understandably.

The CSFA designation is held exclusively by the most qualified digital forensic professionals and is a testament that the holder has the skills necessary to perform a comprehensive analysis within a limited time frame.

Testing scenarios are based on actual cases and are constantly being reviewed and updated by a team of professionals representing both the public and private sectors.

The CSFA exam is offered exclusively at Edmonds College as part of the Cyber Defense and Digital Forensics program.  Edmonds College students sit for the exam free and also participate in instructing test preparation sessions and proctoring the exam.  The $750.00 exam fee is waived. For more information, contact

Top 5 Computer Forensics Certs For 2022

Top 5 Computer Forensics Certs For 2020

One Of The Best Computer Forensics Certs For 2017

One Of The Best Computer Forensics Certs For 2016

Tied For Third Place - Top Cert For 2015

According to the Foote Research Group, the CSFA tied for third place along with the GSNA and PMP for a certification earning the highest pay premiums in 2014. This was out of 357 certifications.

The CSFA was also named one of the 10 Hot IT Certifications for 2015 by [ci]channelinsider, and was also named a top certification to have for 2016 by Tom's IT Pro.

Next Exam


AUG 2 - 4, 2024