Digital Forensics 1-Day Class (Grand Rapids, MI)

Digital Forensics 1-Day Class (Grand Rapids, MI)
Join us for a 1-day Digital First Responder class! A great way to train your IT staff in fundamental incident response and digital forensic preservation, and ramp up new incident responders quickly and cost-effectively. Includes an Incident Response tabletop exercise plus three hands-on labs, in which you will create a forensic image, preserve volatile memory, and capture network traffic.
 
Details: 
Cybersecurity first responders need to react quickly to identify data breaches and minimize potential losses. Make sure evidence is properly preserved in those first critical minutes after detection. This intensive 1-day seminar will teach you the fundamentals of incident response and digital forensic acquisition, including incident planning, detection, and communications; chain-of-custody and evidence preservation fundamentals; volatile memory acquisition, hard drive imaging, and network-based evidence acquisition. 
 
Get hands-on experience taking a forensics image, preserving volatile memory, and capturing network traffic. Participate in an in-class Incident Response tabletop exercise. Designed for staff that are responsible for triage, evidence preservation and incident response. Bring your caffeine and be ready!

When: Thursday, March 1st
            8:30am-5:30pm
Where: Grand Rapids Downtown Courtyard by Marriott - Kent Room
             11 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503         
Instructor: TBD
Tuition: $495
 
Agenda:
  • Incident Detection, Triage and Communication
  • Evidence Preservation Fundamentals
  • Network-Based Evidence Acquisition 
  • Hard Drive Imaging
  • Volatile Evidence Collection [memory, processes, network connections, etc.
Students Receive:
  • A bootable Kali Linux USB with digital forensics tools
  • Workbook with three labs and sample incident response policies
Who Should Take This Class:
  • IT staff tasked with responsibility for detecting and triage of incidents on computer systems
  • Incident response team members who are involved in responding to data breaches
  • Help Desk staff that may be the first point of contact for reports of suspicious activity
  • Anyone with a general technical background who might be asked to respond to a suspected cybersecurity incident

Tuition and Registration Deadlines

  Register By Tuition
Early Bird Registration (code: EARLYGRR2018) Feb 2 $450
Regular Registration Feb 16 $495
Late Registration Feb 23 $545
Tuition is non-refundable and must be paid in full on or before the registration deadline in order to qualify for the price listed. 
 
 

Students should bring:

  • A Windows laptop capable of booting off of a USB thumb drive, with a power cable. (We will give you Kali Linux thumb drives to boot off of for the exercises.)
  • separate USB thumb drive large with more storage space than the RAM of your computer. Typically 32G works well. We will be formatting these during class, so please make sure there’s nothing on there that you care about. Also, you don’t want them to be huge (ie 128G) because that can take a long time to format.
  • smartphone capable of taking photographs, or a digital camera.
 See you in class on Mar 1!
$ 495.00