DATE CHANGE: Cyber First Responder 1-Day Class – November 5th, 2020 – Virtual

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Please join us for our Virtual Cyber First Responder Class on Thursday, November 5th, 2020! **NEW DATE**


Cybersecurity first responders need to react quickly to identify data breaches and minimize potential losses. Make sure that your evidence is properly preserved in those first critical minutes after detection. This intensive one-day class 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. Designed for staff that are responsible for triage, evidence preservation and incident response. Bring your caffeine and be ready!

$445 Sale Price ends October 15th, 2020

$495 Regular Price by October 22nd, 2020

$545 Late Registration by October 29th, 2020 (CLOSED TO NEW REGISTRATIONS)

Who Should Take This Course:

  • 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


  • Incident Detection and Triage
  • Evidence Preservation Fundamentals
  • Volatile Evidence Collection (RAM & more)
  • Hard Drive Imaging
  • Network-Based Evidence Acquisition

What You’ll Receive:

  • LMG’s downloadable Kali Linux VM, configured with digital forensics tools
  • Lab workbook
  • Sample Incident Response Policies
  • Linux command line cheat sheet

Time: 8:30am to 4:500pm MST  November 5th, 2020

Location: Virtual


Matt Durrin manages the incident response and R & D teams at LMG Security. He is an instructor at the international Black Hat USA conference, where he teaches “Data Breaches” He regularly conducts cybersecurity webinars and seminars for hundreds of attendees in all sectors, including banking, retail, health care, government and more. A seasoned forensics professional, Matt specializes in incident response, ransomware cases,  cryptojacking, and banking trojans. Matt holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Montana and previously worked as a “blue team” field technician/system administrator for over 10 years. His malware research was recently featured on NBC Nightly News.

Ross Miewald is a Senior Security Consultant for LMG Security and the Penetration Testing Team Manager. Ross graduated from the University of Montana with a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, and a minor in Chinese. Ross works closely with our security testing team performing Internal and External Penetration Tests, Vulnerability Assessments, Web Application Testing, Wireless Assessments, and Social Engineering. Ross is currently a certified Nexpose Certified Administrator (NCA), GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT), GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), and and is expected to complete the GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) exam in 2020.