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Free & Affordable Training News Monthly: March – April 2024

The following contains newly released Digital Forensics, Incident Response, Malware Analysis and OSINT training and books from March, as well as upcoming live online training for April. Like the Free & Affordable Training Site, everything in this blog post is under $1,000. Note: Purchases made through affiliate/partner links and/or using personalized discount codes is one of the things I rely on to be able to keep this website running. I am an affiliate or partner of the following companies mentioned in this post and references to them contain affiliate/partner links: CyberDefenders, Blue Cape Security, TCM Security. NEWLY RELEASED TRAINING, BOOKS, LABS...

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Partnering with Wicked6: Women’s Cyber Games & Conference (March 29-30, 2024)

I’m happy to be partnering with Wicked6 for their upcoming Conference and Cyber Games on March 29-30, 2024! This is a 24-hour virtual global conference and cyber games event for women. The registration fee is $35. To get $5 off registration, use code: ROBIN This event benefits the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, a non-profit focused on empowering women to succeed in the cybersecurity industry. They host several events and training opportunities throughout the year. If you haven’t heard of them before, check them out! Wicked6 has several great speakers lined up, including talks such as “Digital Forensics Investigations and the...

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Free & Affordable Training News Monthly: Feb – Mar 2024

The following contains newly released Digital Forensics, Incident Response, Malware Analysis and OSINT training and books from February, as well as upcoming live online training for March. Like the Free & Affordable Training Site, everything in this blog post is under $1,000. Note: Purchases made through affiliate/partner links and/or using personalized discount codes is one of the things I rely on to be able to keep this website running. I am an affiliate or partner of the following companies mentioned in this post and references to them contain affiliate/partner links: CyberDefenders, Blue Cape Security, TCM Security, Amazon and INE. NEWLY...

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Free & Affordable Training News Monthly: Jan – Feb 2024

The following contains newly released Digital Forensics, Incident Response, Malware Analysis and OSINT training from January, as well as upcoming live training for February. I also list new additions to the Free & Affordable Training Site. Like the Free & Affordable Training Site, everything in this blog post is under $1,000. Note: Purchases made through affiliate/partner links and/or using personalized discount codes is one of the things I rely on to be able to keep this website running. I am an affiliate or partner of the following companies mentioned in this post and references to them contain affiliate/partner links: Pluralsight, CyberDefenders,...

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Free & Affordable Training News Monthly: Dec 2023 – Jan 2024

The following contains newly released Digital Forensics, Incident Response, Malware Analysis and OSINT training and tools from December, as well as upcoming live training for January. I also list new additions to the Free & Affordable Training Site. Like the Free & Affordable Training Site, everything in this blog post is under $1,000. Note: Purchases made through affiliate/partner links and/or using personalized discount codes is one of the things I rely on to be able to keep this website running. I am an affiliate or partner of the following companies mentioned in this post and references to them contain affiliate/partner links:...

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My Experience with Coursera’s DFIR Specializations

I recently became an affiliate of Coursera and saw that they had specializations in both Computer Forensics and Cyber Incident Response. I didn’t know of anyone who completed them, so I decided to see what they were like before listing them on the Free & Affordable Training Site. Cost: Coursera offers a 7-day free trial. I was able to complete both specializations within the 7 days, so it is possible to complete these for free. They are part of Coursera Plus which costs $59/month and includes thousands of other courses. Coursera also offers financial aid and the ability to audit...

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Walkthrough: Kase Scenarios – The Vanishing of Rosie Parker

I recently completed the Betrayal, Sinister Obsession, Dark Waters, and Vanishing of Rosie Parker Kase Scenarios. They are immersive, realistic OSINT training scenarios. I LOVE the format and had a great time doing them. You can see my review HERE. I’m not going to lie, I learned a lot on the fly while going through them. I decided to do a walkthrough for The Vanishing of Rosie Parker. I like walkthroughs that don’t immediately show the answer so I can be pointed in the right direction. That’s what I’m going to attempt to do here. If you’re reading this and...

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Free & Affordable Training News Monthly: Nov-Dec, 2023

The following contains newly released DFIR & OSINT training and tools from November, as well as upcoming live training for December. A couple of these were released at the end of October and I missed them in my last blog post so I’m adding them here. I also list new additions to the Free & Affordable Training Site. Like the Free & Affordable Training Site, everything in this blog post is under $1,000. Note: Purchases made through affiliate/partner links and/or using personalized discount codes is one of the things I rely on to be able to keep this website running....

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My Experience with Kase Scenarios: Immersive OSINT Training

I first heard about Kase Scenarios last year on social media and it looked really cool. I purchased all of them during their recent Black Friday bundle sale (one is free) and completed each one. They definitely did not disappoint. These are realistic, immersive OSINT investigations where you learn by doing. Betrayal is free. Check out the intro video: They have videos for the other scenarios on their YouTube Channel. The scenarios are like CTF-type simulations of real-life investigations with great storylines and graphics. There is no time limit and no points, so you don’t have to worry about getting...

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Free & Affordable Training News: Black Friday 2023 Edition

I will still be sending out the “Free & Affordable Training News Monthly” at the end of this month with the newly launched training, but there are so many good DFIR and OSINT deals going on, I couldn’t resist highlighting them. If you want to see a list of all deals, they are located on the Current Discounts page of the Free & Affordable Training site. That list is updated year-round. Everything on the Free & Affordable training site is under $1,000 so that’s what I’ll be highlighting here as well. Can’t afford the deals? I’ll also be letting you...

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