The CCTA exam evaluates your expertise across twelve intelligence and investigative domains. Think of the domains as topics you need to master based on your professional experience and education.
- Domain 1. Cyber CounterIntelligence
- Domain 2. Cyber Terrorism & Hackers
- Domain 3. Social Media Investigations
- Domain 4. Auction Fraud Investigations
- Domain 5. Deep Web Investigations
- Domain 6. Advanced Searching
- Domain 7. Digital Evidence
- Domain 8. Deception Detection
- Domain 9. Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)
- Domain 10. Criminal Profiling
- Domain 11. Digital & Mobile Forensics
- Domain 12. Legal Fundamentals
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The board exam is taken online and can be taken on your own schedule. The exam consists of multiple-choice, true/false & scenario-based questions. You have 3 hours to complete the exam and it must be completed in one sitting. You must earn 70% or greater to successfully pass the board exam. There are 120-150 questions depending on the exam version.
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Associates degree plus four years of experience as stated above. OR
High school diploma or equivalency plus four years of experience as stated above.
Also, a person convicted of a felony, any crime of moral turpitude or misdemeanor relating to honesty, theft, embezzlement, fraud or the like shall be ineligible to become a CCTA. Applicant must successfully pass the prescribed background check, which may include a criminal background check and examination process. Falsification or omission of information on the application form will be reason enough to disqualify an applicant from becoming or remaining a CCTA.