DFIR Related Events For Beginners – March, 2021

This is geared toward beginners but there is something for all skill levels.

All events listed are virtual.

  • Type “free” in the search box to only show free events.
  • Type “under” in the search box to show paid events $50 or under.
  • Be sure to hit the “Load More Events” button until you see “No More Events”.
  • If I missed something when I originally posted this, I’ll add it, so check back or subscribe for updates.


Ongoing CTFs and challenges have been moved to the Free Training site.

Ongoing Events

Magnet Forensics Cache Up: Tuesdays at 11:00AM ET “Cache Up is an interview style show where I will get to speak with some people doing incredible work in forensics and get to know their work and them better.” Go here for more information: https://www.magnetforensics.com/cache-up

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Life has no Ctrl + Alt + Delete. “Need to escape isolation and collaborate? Monday’s from 12:30PM to 1PM EST, join Heather Mahalik, Cellebrite’s Sr. Director of Digital Intelligence, with guest speakers for live Meetups.” For more information, go here: https://www.cellebrite.com/en/life-has-no-ctrlaltdelete/

Forensic Lunch David Cowen hosts the Forensic Lunch Test Kitchen, a live technical show on YouTube where you can learn about different forensic tools. Subscribe to his YouTube channel Learn Forensics With David Cowen.

Forensic Happy Hour: Fridays at 5pm ET on the Mobile Forensic Investigations YouTube Channel

Mondays: #CyberMentoringMonday on Twitter (Created by Tanya Janca) Use the hashtag to ask questions or to find a mentor on a specific topic.

If you have questions for the Infosec Twitter community on other days, use the hashtag #AskInfosec

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DFIR Social Media

Twitter: Look for the #DFIR hashtag. For people to follow, check out the Women of DFIR and the Men of DFIR.

Facebook: I listed some helpful Facebook groups here: https://dfirdiva.com/facebook-groups

Digital Forensics Discord Server A Beginner’s Guide to the Digital Forensics Discord Server has information on how to join. I cannot recommend this Discord Server enough. It’s a great community.

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Cyber Social Hub “A place for Cybersecurity, DFIR, OSINT, Legal, and Technology Investigation Professionals to Connect and Collaborate”.

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As always, there are lists of regularly updated Free Training and Affordable Training.