Brett's Ramblings

NOV
12

How long does it take to get into the DFIR field?

Question I received: How long does it take before I can expect to get into a DFIR career? Answer: It depends! It depends on your available resources + available time + motivation to learn. Meaning The more of each of these that you have, the fas...

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OCT
30

An expert is just one page in a book ahead of you

Let me dispel your notion of what an “expert” is. An expert is someone who has more information than you. That’s it. Imagine being stranded on a deserted island with a group of people and only one knows how to fish. That person just became an ex...

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SEP
04

Should you improve your DFIR skills on your personal time?

Almost two years ago, I wrote about burning out in DFIR (“Only race cars should burn out"). I still stand by what I wrote at the time and if you haven’t read the post, take a read of it to maybe get a tip or two that could be helpful for you or someo...

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