June 15—July 31, 2023

[ON-DEMAND COURSE] Maximizing DFIR Results with YARA, Sigma, and Belkasoft X

The course is intended for those who already have experience in DFIR and would like to enhance their knowledge and gain hands-on experience in using Sigma and YARA rules in their investigations.

Belkasoft offers a self-paced course Maximizing DFIR Results with YARA, Sigma, and Belkasoft X, which is available for free (terms apply). We know how valuable your time is and how difficult it is to plan ahead, and this is why we have prepared a course where you can learn in a safe, comfortable environment and at times that are convenient for you.

The course materials can be accessed online anytime from June 15th to July 31st, 2023. After this date it will be possible to purchase access to this course as a part of our bundle, which will include other past courses as well.

What does the course include?

Free 30-day trial license for Belkasoft X for all participants

Training materials including video tutorials, pre-recorded webinars, and articles

Practical tasks

Certificates of completion and achievement (see below)

5 sections

Materials are conveniently divided into sections

3+ hours

The course can take up to a few days depending on time allotted to the course

In this training, you will learn

  • What important information can be obtained from system event logs, LNK files, and other system files
  • What Sigma and YARA rules are and how they can assist in your investigation
  • How to interpret, construct, and tune Sigma rules
  • How to read and write YARA rules and improve their efficiency
  • How to use wildcards and regular expressions in rule creation
  • How to apply Sigma and YARA rules in Belkasoft X

Certificate of achievement

  • A certificate of achievement is provided to those who complete the training with a satisfactory score
  • You must be a Belkasoft LinkedIn group follower by the time of the certificate issuing, otherwise it will not be provided
  • BONUS: Certificate recipients' will receive a discount towards their next Belkasoft purchase


Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to be the first to learn about new training opportunities offered by Belkasoft.

Interested in a private Belkasoft training for your company? Drop us an email at sales@belkasoft.com.

Register to course

How to participate?

  • Follow Belkasoft LinkedIn group. This course is free only to our group followers, others are welcome to access it at a minimal fee
  • Complete the form to reserve your spot
    • Please provide a valid professional email (students: please use your University/College email)
    • Our team will review your request and email your a link to the training
      Note: If you do not receive an email from Belkasoft within 3 business days or have any questions, please contact us at support@belkasoft.com
  • If you do not already have a Belkasoft X Corporate license, you may request your trial version at https://belkasoft.com/trial (Please add 'YARA & Sigma Self-Paced Course' in the Comment field)
  • Be sure to download and install Belkasoft X before starting your course