Placing the Suspect Behind the Keyboard: DFIR Investigative Mindset

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Brett Shavers
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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.63 inches | 0.93 pounds

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About the Author
Brett Shavers is a Digital Forensics Practitioner, a former law enforcement investigator at local, state, and federal task forces, adjunct digital forensics instructor at the University of Washington, founding member of the DFIR Review, Honorary Life Member and former president of the Computer Technology Investigators Network, award-winning author, and prolific speaker on digital forensics topics.

"This book is a step or five in the direction that we, as an industry, need to go. This material must be part of the foundational, introductory material that is repeated consistently throughout an analyst's career." Harlan Carvey, https: //

"This is the book that examiners don't know they need, the thing that is most difficult to teach in a classroom, and the reason that diverse teams that include people with investigative backgrounds are critical." Jessica Hyde,

"In digital forensics, we often focus on finding the artifacts. The DFIR Investigative Mindset imparts something rarer: the critical thinking, observational, and communication skills essential for building a compelling case." Michael F. McGowan, Metafor LLC

"You're putting into words much of what I have learned throughout my career doing this-and like a professional golfer, no matter the experience, we all need to keep learning and get reminders from a coach. This is good stuff." Dave Stenhouse, DS Forensics

"It has been some time since I read a book that I could not put down; this book "The DFIR Investigative Mindset" is one of them." Lorie Hermesdorf MSDF, Aurora University

"I am REALLY enjoying this book. Every page is like fresh spring air!" Kevin Ripa, https: //

"Yes 100%!! I feel like the book is hitting every thought I have in my head!" Heather Charpentier, Digital Forensics Now Podcast

"This book is now a must-read for anyone I hire. The examiner mindset can make or break a case, and this book sets you up for success. Whether you are in DFIR, insider risk, threat intelligence, or an adjacent role, you need to read this book." Nicole Beckwith, Sr. Manager, Threat Operations at The Kroger Co.