Wylie, Texas

Year: 2010

Forensic 4cast Chat Room

When I announced the live episode of 4cast a couple of people asked if we were going to have a chat room/IRC channel. I’m happy to say that we now have that set up. For you geeky types (which is pretty much everyone) the IRC channel can be reached by using the following settings in…
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Forensic 4cast – Live

Last episode we had a first for our little podcast, we had our first female on the show. We struck a blow for chauvinism worldwide… well… maybe not, but it was good to have Cindy on the show. She was awesome and is welcome back anytime. This coming Sunday (August 15) we’re going to have…
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How to do the Worst Job Possible

Occasionally we all see forensic reports that are as close to perfect as they could be. Where procedures and presentation are clear and concise and where the author has conducted research relevant to the investigation. Sadly this isn’t once of those instances… This is a real report prepared by a real defence ‘expert’. Any references…
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Episode 32 – The Mecca for Digital Forensicators

This week we discuss the British Cybercrime Challenge, the investigation carried out inside government institutions, PI Laws, Cindy Murphy’s article on mobile device investigations, and Ken Pryor’s post on the SANS forensic blog.

Digital Forensics Magazine Issue 4 Launches in August

Digital Forensics Magazine, one of the fastest growing resources available for IT security specialists, is launching its fourth edition in August. With a global coverage, the print and online magazine is fast establishing itself as the must-have magazine for practitioners and students of digital forensics. Issue 4, released online on August 1st, takes a look…
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Extreme Hexjumping Video

A few weeks ago I posted a picture of Martin Westman just before he jumped out of a plane while hex-dumping a phone. He has been in touch and sent a link to the Youtube video. I asked Martin if he has any more plans to do things like this in the future and he…
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Fantasy Forensicator League

I had a thought a few days ago that I’d like to share. Please don’t take me seriously, I have no intention of starting this up, just thought it would be funny. With Football (soccer) season just around the corner I have been bombarded with requests to join many different fantasy football leagues. While I…
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Episode 31 – They try to send me off to DC but I say R-M-O

Today we cover Paul Sanderson’s blog post on forensic practitioners, how the current financial situation is affecting forensics, tips for graduates trying to get into the field, the SANS Forensic Summit, and the Forensic 4cast Awards.

SANS Forensic Summit

Last week I attended the SANS Forensic Summit in Washington DC. What an experience it was. I got to meet many people for the first time including Mark McKinnon, Joe Garcia, Brian Moran, and Rob Lee (if I listed everyone people would get bored reading, sorry). The event itself was fantastic I was able to…
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Forensic 4cast Awards – Results #forensicsummit

Last night we held the second annual Forensic 4cast Awards at the SANS Forensic Summit in Washington DC. It was tremendous fun and was broadcast live by SANS on their website. If you want to see their coverage of the event you can do so here https://www.sans.org/webcasts/live-forensic-4cast-awards-ceremony-93653. I will be posting video of the event…
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