I hate this word
Have you ever heard of the word Forensicator?
I hate this word.
I am not on trend by hating this word. It continues to gain
popularity, and I’m seeing it more and more. Speakers and attendees introduce
themselves as Forensicators at training and conferences I attend. I should be
using this word, but I just can’t.
So what’s a Forensicator anyway?
It’s someone who works in computer forensics and digital
investigations, so what I used to do in the FBI. Back in my day, my formal job
title was Information Technology Specialist – Forensic Examiner. I’m glad I
didn’t have the job title Forensicator. Heck, this word is so popular that SANS
even has a Lethal Forensicator Challenge Coin. But, I’m still not going to use
I can’t use this word. It makes me cringe. It also makes me
think of other words that I don’t like either. So I’m just not going to use
What word makes you cringe? Drop a comment below and let me know. I’m compiling a cringe-worthy word list. Lol.