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Brett Shavers

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Authors Graeme Horsman and Brett Shavers on Defining Digital Forensics Expertise

Forensic Focus

Coauthors of a new paper discuss: "Expertise" as a function of trial strategy The necessity for practitioners to determine -- and communicate -- their own knowledge and limitations thereof Where "expertise" actually comes from: the work that makes it evidenceable in terms of quality more than quantity


4 Apr 2022

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225. Brett Shavers - Writer & Raconteur

Any Given Runway

American Author Brett Shavers shares incredible stories from his adventurous life in law enforcement. www.brettshavers.com, www.anygivenrunway.com


17 Oct 2020

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Cache Up - Ep.1 - Brett Shavers

Cache Up

Jessica interviews Brett Shavers about the latest trends in DFIR and explores Brett's journey to becoming a leading expert in the field.

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9 Jun 2020

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Digital Forensics Trainer and Former Law Enforcement Officer, Brett Shavers

The Digital Forensics Files Podcast

Brett Shavers is a former law enforcement officer of a municipal police department. He has been an investigator assigned to state and federal task forces. Besides working many specialty positions, Brett was the first digital forensics examiner at his police department, attended over 2000 hours of forensic training courses across the country, collected more than a few certifications along the way, and set up the department's first digital forensics lab in a small, cluttered storage closet.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dfiforensics/message


10 Nov 2019

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Brett Shavers On DFIR Training And Mental Health In Digital Forensics

Forensic Focus


17 Oct 2019

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Ep. 35, Swimming with forensics sharks (with Brett Shavers)

The Many Hats Club

[00:07:59] I've been hired as a hitman on two occasions to kill people that they thought were informants. So this was the kind of people that I was actually working with. People trying to kill people. [00:08:10] (2018-10-18) This time on our podcast we had Brett Shavers; former undercover hitman and now a digital forensics expert talking about: the military, law enforcement, working undercover - and now, forensics, what is digital forensics and how it pairs with incident response, recommendations of what to learn now to get into forensics, plus a lot of stories from past and current cases from digital and analogue crime worlds; and a torrent of questions from TMHC members. And to get you more interested *[00:37:23] I think police work kind of gives you... you look at somebody sideways pretty much and say, well you're saying one thing but I'm seeing something different [00:37:32], *[00:31:35] The cool thing about forensics and incident response is you can train yourself [00:31:40], [01:08:16] you're infiltrating this group and next thing you know you're getting these cars drive by your house really slow [01:08:22] Listen here: downloadHosted by Stu, episode production Meadow.

4 Apr 2019

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#028 – Brett Shavers: It’s Not the Machine, But the Examiner

Cyber Security Interviews

Brett Shavers is a consultant to corporations and government agencies in computer related cases as well as being the author of "Placing the Suspect Behind the Keyboard", co-author of "Hiding Behind the Keyboard" and co-author of the “X-Ways Forensics Practitioner's Guide."Brett began his career as a digital forensics investigator in law enforcement and was trained by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, the US Department of Homeland Security, the National White Collar Crime Center, and a multitude of forensic software manufacturers. Brett has taught over 1,000 persons in law enforcement, colleges, and law firms in topics including high tech investigative methods and forensic analysis and gives presentations on high-tech investigations regularly.His prior law enforcement duties included assignments in state and federal task forces, with investigations spanning multiple countries and states where his cases targeted career criminals and international criminal organizations.In this episode we discuss starting forensics in law enforcement, his approaches to investigations, what makes a good DFIR examiner, forensic tools, Windows FE, book writing advice, IoT surveillance, and so much more.Where you can find Brett:WebTwitterKeybaseAmazonDFIR Online Training


31 Jul 2017