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Tue, Dec 14


Ransomware Investigations Course

Ransomware Investigations Course by NCFTA

Ai6 will be hosting the National Cyber-Forensics & Training Alliance ( for this 3 days certification online training on Ransomware investigative methods.

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Ransomware Investigations Course by NCFTA
Ransomware Investigations Course by NCFTA

Time & Location

Dec 14, 2021, 10:00 a.m. EST – Dec 16, 2021, 4:00 p.m. EST

Ransomware Investigations Course

About the Event

Who should attend:

Law Enforcement, Fraud Investigators, Cyber Investigators, Other Govt, Banking and Students.This immersive course expounds upon the skills and fundamentals taught in introductory cyber courses. The course will provide attendees with an understanding of ransomware:

  • What is Ransomware?
  • Types or Ransomware
  • How it works?
  • Responding to an attack
  • Stop the spread
  • Investigative strategies
  • Finding available unlock keys
  • Prevention

OSINT techniques and other methods to investigate potential threat actors. Students will hear from case studies involving ransomware investigations.Course is limited to 30 Students. This training is open to digital investigators from government and private organizations. Please email us any questions.

When: Tuesday December 14th, 2021 to Thursday December 16th, 2021

Where: Online


Students will be required to install Zoom on their local machines. The entire course is delivered on Ai6 virtual desktop (DaaS) accessible through Chrome, Firefox or Safari. No software installation required. This is a highly interactive course with emphasis on practical real world experience.

Instructors Biography


Sean Williams is a Trainer and Intelligence Analyst within Training at the National Cyber-Forensics & Training Alliance (NCFTA) located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sean does dark web research and analysis on illicit markets, forums, actors, coordinates and develops training on a variety of topics. He received a graduate degree in Security and Intelligence Studies from the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.

Ms. Katie Fox - NCFTA - Intelligence Analyst (Malware and Cyber Threat Team)

Katie specialized in mobile malware analysis, malware and ransomware investigations and analysis and darkweb research. She holds a BSc in Psychology and a MSc in Human Computer Interaction.

Mr. Christopher Cullen - NCFTA - Intelligence Analyst (Malware and Cyber Threat Team)

Chris is a new addition to the NCFTA team. He graduated from Robert Morris University with a degree in Cyber Forensics and Information Security. He works on the malware analysis and investigations portfolio.

SME Speakers Bio's

Mr. Joseph Coltson - Partner, Leader National Cyber Forensics Investigations & Forensic Markets Lead - PWC

Joseph (Joe) Coltson is a partner in PWC’s Deals practice, and oversees the National Cyber Forensics Investigations practice and the overall Forensic practice’s Markets focus. Joe’s specific practice focuses on investigations, along with the many facets of technology risk and litigation support including Traditional Investigations, Cyber Incident Response, Computer Forensics, eDiscovery and governance. He has over 25 years of experience in technology investigations and litigation support. Joe has global experience and has led global Cyber, Forensics and eDiscovery practices.

Mr. Coltson will speak on ransomware investigations.

Ms. Stephanie M. Corvese - Manager: Risk & Forensics - Grant Thornton

Stephanie started with Grant Thornton in 2017 and has been involved in performing forensic acquisitions and analysis of electronic data from a range of digital media including, computers, tablets, smartphones and removable media such as USB keys SD cards and other consumer electronic devices including cloud storage. She is also an active member of the cyber breach response investigations team, and the OSINT investigations team.

Ms. Corvese will be presenting a case study involving the Lockbit variant.

Mr. Nick Ibbott - Lead Solutions - (Head Instructor)

Nick is a retired Detective from York Regional Police.  He ended his tour as the OIC of the Cybercrime and Technical Data Recovery Unit.  He is the founder and head instructor at Lead Solutions Inc, teach professionals from private and public organizations internet and cybercrime investigative methods.  He is a professor at Seneca College where he teaches social media analysis, internet and cybercrime investigations. Nick has a Masters Degree in Science focused on Forensic Computing and Cybercrime Investigations.


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