Ethics of Plagiarism Allegations

TL:DR I was wrongly accused of plagiarism, but th

Let me break your mind, DFIR.

“DFIR Investigative Mindset” Release Hits a Snag – Here’s What’s Up

So, you’ve been counting down the days unti

The most innovative DFIR book in a decade is coming

  Yes, that is a big claim, but it is true.

The most neglected skill in DFIR is….

The one that is just as important as any technica

ChatGPT destroys the planet

I read an article today about a “writer” who used

DAIR: Digital Analysis/Incident Response?

Pure luck?

“I am neither a digital forensics practitioner nor do I play one on television.”

TL: DR (this is the important part) One day, your

The DFIR Investigative Mindset

    We use cutting-edge tools to uncover the story

DFIR is a mindset, not a skillset.

I recently posted a webinar on the DFIR Investigative Mindset, which is a snippet of a…

This is an evidence storage device.

Mistakes in any career field are inevitable. And much like car accidents, the severity of a…

In this thing of ours, the world of digital forensics, there is one thread that ties us all together

In this thing of ours, the world of digital forensics, there is one thread that ties…

The truth hurts. But the other option is worse.

In 2013, I wrote a book and throughout the book, wrote of telling the truth as it…

I sued. It sucked. But I won. It still sucked, tho.

I recently finished a lawsuit, and it was the most time consuming process I’ve ever experienced.…

Like math, talking to people in DFIR is hard. But here is a tip.

I have a good friend who is a natural with people.  He makes you feel like…

There I was, just getting ready for work….

I sometimes carried up to 10 cell phones at one time for work. Each phone had…

The spark of a book

I believe that most every book begins by seizing upon the spark of an idea before…

That sliver of space between first and second place in the DFIR space

TL:DRThe difference in skill and knowledge between the very best and everyone else is small but…

A forensic book is not just a forensic book if you do forensics.

I just published the second edition of the X-Ways Forensics Practitioner’s Guide. If you use X-Ways…

Been a long time coming, but now comes the second edition of the X-Ways Forensics Practitioner’s Guide.

The short story:The book is done!Get it at $20 off during the 100-hour book launch coming…

I lived a double life.

I lived a double life for a decade. I have now been away from that life…

There is no censorship because I haven’t seen it.

Today, I posted on social media that my posts about not being censored were not censored.…

There are Only Two things That set you Apart from Another DFIR Practitioner

Two things that set you apart from other practitioners are (1) what you know and (2)…

When Being Self-Taught Goes Wrong

I had an interesting discussion with a highly educated and self-proclaimed computer-literate professional on the process…

Well, I didn’t see that coming…

 If you want to be entertained, block out 5 minutes of your time at 9am (PDT)…