There has been much recent activity in the US in the area of digital forensic examiner licensing. States like Illinois, Alabama, and South Carolina have all recently considered legislation on the subject. More recent amendments to one of these bills contemplates registration by a state board, as an alternative to licensing.
Some digital forensic examiners see value in licensing. Some oppose. We would like to hear your opinion on licensing. Have you thought about registration? Some other countries are contemplating licensing now.
What, if anything, is happening in your country or jurisdiction? What are the pros and cons as you see them?
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