How do you know if you improved your skill and knowledge base over the past years, or even over the past week? Did you even improve anything from yesterday? And if you did, how do you know? Are you better working the DFIR today than yesterday? There is something you can do to check.
Pit yourself against your most fearsome opponent: Yourself !
We are our own worst enemy in many facets of life. We are the most critical of ourselves compared to anyone, even compared against the most overprotective parents or the strictest music teacher you’ve ever had or seen. We are tough on ourselves. Let’s take that toughness and use it for a benefit!
To see how much you have grown and developed in DFIR skills, block out a day to check yourself against a younger version of yourself. If you have a case or analysis from years