Brett's Ramblings

MAY
08

DFIR is a mindset, not a skillset.

I recently posted a webinar on the DFIR Investigative Mindset, which is a snippet of a program I’ve occasionally taught internally over the past years.  I distilled a major component of the DFIR Investigative Mindset for this post into seven wor...

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APR
18

This is an evidence storage device.

Mistakes in any career field are inevitable. And much like car accidents, the severity of a mistake can range from a simple ‘oops’ to something more disastrous and permanent.  In the DFIR field, errors and mistakes will usu...

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FEB
21

In this thing of ours, the world of digital forensics, there is one thread that ties us all together

In this thing of ours, the world of digital forensics, there is one thread that ties us all together: the truth. All else is malleable.  Processes improve. Technology changes. Laws are added. Training morphs.  But the thing that remains unc...

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