Brett's Ramblings


The Second Decade of the 2000s is almost over!

We’ve come a long way in DFIR over the past 20 years, and even looking at just the past decade, the field has drastically grown! Whether you were born or have been doing DFIR work during this period, there has been much going on. We’ve gone from “pul...

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Public Records

I have an outstanding public records request. It is not "outstanding" in the manner that I wrote a great request, but "outstanding" in that I haven't received any public records yet from the request. I have been hired by government agencies as a cons...

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The Five Stages of the DFIR Career Grief Cycle

I have been a fan of Craig Ball ever since I met him in a forensic course years ago. I was so impressed with Craig, that I was honored that he agreed to write the foreword of a book that Eric Zimmerman and I wrote. It stands to figure that I have fol...

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