Monthly Archives: July 2015

  • Lessons from the SANS #DFIRSummit 2015

    Posted on July 14, 2015 by Lee Whitfield in Experiences.

    Last week I had the opportunity to go to the SANS DFIR Summit in Austin, TX. I go to this event every year because a) the high quality of the speakers and the presentations, and b) the size of the conference makes it comfortable and intimate. This year felt like the best year yet. Every […]

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  • Comey Island

    Posted on July 12, 2015 by Lee Whitfield in Methodologies & Best Practices.

    FBI director, James Comey has recently been testifying before various Senate committees that encryption should be significantly weakened so that we can battle terrorist threats. Well, that isn’t exactly what he’s saying, at least not according to him, it just happens to be the eventual outcome of what he’s asking. Across the Atlantic the UK Prime […]

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  • Digital Forensics vs. Data Extraction

    Posted on July 11, 2015 by Lee Whitfield in Experiences.

    After a year of open submissions for future editions of the Forensic 4:mag I’ve decided to give up and move on. Before I do, however, I wanted to post this article submission by Patrick Siewert. Originally he submitted this for printing in the next issue but has agreed to allow me to publish it here instead. […]

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  • Awards Badges

    Posted on July 10, 2015 by Lee Whitfield in Uncategorized.

    Last year I had a request to create an awards badge that people could use on their website, email signature, etc. I created a single one that just said “winner” at the top. This year I’ve gone further and created a badge for each category. If you’re a winner in this year’s awards then please […]

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  • Forensic 4:cast Awards 2015 – Results

    Posted on July 9, 2015 by Lee Whitfield in News.

    This year’s Forensic 4:cast Awards were held on Tuesday July 7, 2015. The awards were hosted, as always, by SANS at their DFIR Summit. We are grateful for their hosting of the awards and for everyone’s participation. This year we had over 10,000 votes, that is the most we’ve ever had for a single year […]

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  • Forensic 4:cast Awards – Video

    Posted on July 8, 2015 by Lee Whitfield in Uncategorized.

    Last night we held the 2015 Forensic 4:cast Awards. SANS were kind enough to record the event and provide a copy of the video for your viewing pleasure.

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