DFIR Competence: Are You Truly Skilled or Just Fooling Yourself?
Brett Shavers

TL:DR (Too long; Didn't Read) Knowing your DFIR competence level is the best way to improve your DFIR skills. I want to give you a few quick tips to h...

Evolve Your DFIR Skills or Die (figuratively)...
Brett Shavers

I've been looking at AI* for some time and found it amazing and terrifying. AI is everywhere, more so than the "blockchain in everything" phase ever w...

Take a step back so you can jump forward
Brett Shavers

The day that you think you know enough is the day to start Craigslisting your DFIR gear I am an advocate of training, whether in DFIR or how to repair...

I have a confession to make…
Brett Shavers

I have had early access to API Forensics' Exponents. I have been testing these "X-tensions" for some time now. X-tensions are, in effect, add-ons to e...

You can blame me on your lack of DFIR competence
Brett Shavers

 When I say “me”, I don’t mean “Brett Shavers”. I mean “me” as when you say it.  For example, I blame me for any lack of skill that I ‘wish’...

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6 Common Mistakes in Your DFIR Training Path
Brett Shavers

Let's list some of the prevalent missteps that might be obstructing your journey toward becoming an amazing DFIR practitioner. You can make sure ...

Being Naked in Digital Forensics
Brett Shavers

Most of us want to be good at DFIR, no matter what small slice of the DFIR pie we do. We take training. We read. We theorize. We test theories. We do ...

Digital triage can do more than save you time. It may save a life.
Brett Shavers

Scenario (yes, this really happened): Parents reported their daughter missing. They gave the assigned detective a laptop that their daughter was using...

I am now an AXIOM Cyber user.
Brett Shavers

 I am was not an AXIOM Cyber user. This post is going to give you a few pointers of succeeding in DFIR as an examiner or developer while using Ma...