DFIR Summit 2015

July 7 - 14 | Austin, TX
The Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) Summit & Training event combines hands-on DFIR classroom training with trending DFIR summit speakers together into ONE premier event.

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FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence

There is no teacher but the enemy!

New 5-day Beta Course is now scheduled for:
  • July 9-13 | DFIR Summit 2015, Austin, TX
  • Aug 31 - Sept 4 | Tysons Corner, VA

    SIFT Workstation

    Free VMware Appliance
    An international team of forensics experts, led by SANS Faculty Fellow Rob Lee, created the SANS Investigative Forensic Toolkit (SIFT) Workstation and made it available to the whole community as a public service. The SIFT Workstation is a VMware appliance, pre-configured with the necessary tools to perform detailed digital forensic examination in a variety of settings.

    SANS Lethal Forensicator Coin

    The Lethal Forensicator Coin is designed to be awarded to those who demonstrate exceptional talent, contributions, or helps to lead in the digital forensics profession and community.
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    Mission Statement

    Every organization will eventually deal with cyber-crime. Fraud, intrusion, insider threats, phishing and other cyber-crimes are now a fact of life. If you are an IT or law enforcement professional and don't know how to look for and sort out these cases, your skills are becoming less valuable every day. Read More

    Community Resources

    The SANS Computer Forensics and e-Discovery Community offers digital forensics professionals an opportunity to learn, dicuss, and share current developments in the field. It also provides information regarding forensics training, certification, and events. Read More

    Course Overview

    Unpatched, unprotected computers connected to the Internet are compromised in less than 3 days. The Computer Forensics, Investigation and Response course from SANS will teach you techniques and tools for sucessful forensics investigations in a hands-on and practical way; for both Windows and Linux. Read More

    Author Statement

    "SANS Computer Forensics Graduate Thwarts Bank Heist" - Headlines similar to these are now a reality as former students have emailed me regularly about how they were able to use their forensic skills in very real situations. Read More

    SANSFIRE 2015 - Baltimore