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Minnesota Chapter Q4 Meeting [In Person]

Minnesota Chapter Q4 Meeting [In Person]

Thursday, December 7, 2023 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM) (CST)


Password Cracking, ChatGPT & Python for Forensic Examiners Training

Regular Chapter Meeting will take place from 12 - 1. Lunch will be provided. 


Please contact with any questions.

Registration is required for this event. 

Pricing structure for this training is as follows:

Student - $25

Member - $25

Non-Member - $50

Non- Member + 1 Year HTCIA Membership - $180*

*This option includes a membership for first time members who meet the criteria

Speaker Highlight

Matt Beers is a law enforcement professional and digital forensic examiner. His career started in the corporate software world and for a brief time he transitioned to the intelligence sector of government contracting where he focused on open-source intelligence investigations. While working for the DOD contractor, Matt was exposed to digital forensics and was tasked with creating scripts for the acquisition of Android phones. In 2013 Matt made the jump to full time law enforcement and currently does full time digital forensics. Matt has taught digital forensics since 2019 for organizations like IACIS, Magnet Forensics, and his own company, Lily Mountain Consulting, Ltd.

Password Cracking for Forensic Examiners

This intensive course, "Password Cracking for Forensic Examiners," is tailored for digital forensic professionals seeking to master the art of responsible and ethical password cracking. In an era where digital investigations frequently encounter password-protected files, systems, and accounts, this program equips participants with the necessary skills to access critical evidence securely. Topics covered include password fundamentals, legal and ethical considerations, practical password cracking techniques, advanced bypass strategies, hash analysis, and meticulous documentation. Upon completion, participants will possess the expertise to navigate password protection in compliance with the law, ensuring they are well-equipped to excel in the field of digital forensics.

ChatGPT and Python in Digital Forensic Investigations

Explore the dynamic world of digital investigations with a focus on ChatGPT and Python. This course demystifies the ethical and legal aspects of AI while teaching you how to use Python to analyze text data effectively. You'll uncover hidden information in digital conversations using AI-powered tools and learn how to integrate Python for data analysis. Through practical exercises and real-world examples, you'll gain the skills needed to enhance your investigative capabilities. This course is designed for digital forensic examiners and investigators looking to harness the power of ChatGPT and Python in the field.

Washington County Sheriff's Office
15015 62nd St. N
Stillwater, MN 55082 United States
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Laura Ostrom
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Thursday, December 7, 2023 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM) (CST)
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