DFIR Related Events for Beginners – October, 2020

This is geared toward beginners but there’s 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 events $50 and 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 Events & Training are at the bottom of this page.


Ongoing CTFs and Challenges have been moved to the Free Training page.

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? Mondays 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/

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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.

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’s a list of regularly updated Free Training.