Wylie, Texas

Year: 2010

Episode 34 – Inside the Cybercrime 4cast

In this episode we have Joe Garcia from ‘Cybercrime 101’, Dave Melvin and Chris Curran from ‘Inside the Core’, and Simon returns to join us for our Christmas Supershow Spectacular!

Forensic 4cast Awards 2011 – Your Thoughts

It is becoming more apparent to me that the Forensic 4cast Awards are becoming a huge deal. This thing seems to be snowballing into something huge. I ran a search for “forensic 4cast awards” today and was surprised to see many references from all over the world. Cellebrite even did a press release on winning…
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Testing Acquisition Hardware Part 2

A few people liked what I wrote the other day so I’m coming back with a couple more tests that I’ve run today. I have acquired the same drive as with the software tools but this time I have done it with the Tableau TD1 and the ImageMaster Solo III. The hard drive is a…
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Testing Acquisition Software Part 1

At work we’re going for the ISO 17025 certification. As part of this I have been verifying and testing tools for a few weeks. This has involved creating a set hard drive containing sample evidence and using my forensic tools (both hardware and software) against that drive and subsequent images. The most recent tests have involved testing…
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Episode 33 – Harry Potter and the Advanced Persistent Threat

Today we talk about the increased risk of cyber-terrorism and the possibility of all out cyber-war, the cost of online thievery, and the current state of digital forensic education. We also talk about a complete and total Weiner.

The Risk of Rooting

If I were to say the name ‘Linus’ and your first reaction is ‘Torvalds’ then you are a monumental geek. You make me proud. If you thought ‘Peanuts’ then you’re still a geek, just not quite as serious a case. Linus, from the Peanuts comic strip, used to keep a tight grip of his security…
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Getting into Digital Forensics (in the UK)

There is one question that is asked time and time again. “How do I get into digital forensics?” I find that I’m answering this question several times a week at the moment so I thought rather than writing the same reply to each email or forum post that I would just write a small post.…
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Where are my podcasts?!?!

A couple of weeks ago I was able to poke my head in at the SANS EU Forensic Summit in London. After giving a presentation (and before rushing off back home) I was able to talk to a few people in the field. During one such conversation I was asked why I’d stopped doing Forensic…
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Future of Forensic 4cast

Dear all, We had out first live show this last weekend (audio podcast will be posted soon). It seems to have been very well received by all who watched. I would love nothing more than to conduct live 4cast shows every two weeks but we have some minor drawbacks. 1) Video quality sux. There is…
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Forensic 4cast Live – Rerun

We did it! The first live broadcast of Forensic 4cast went out earlier today. In case you missed it (whether by accident or by design) you can watch it below. If you’ve already seen it once and want to watch it again I have the number of a really good therapist… Watch live video from…
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