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Forensic 4:cast Awards 2018 – Voting is Open

The nominations have been tallied (sorry for the lateness, life is very busy) and the nominees have been decided. They are as follows:

Computer Forensics Software of the Year

  • Magnet Axiom/IEF
  • Belkasoft Evidence Center
  • X-Ways Forensic

Digital Forensic Blog of the Year

  • Forensic Focus Blog
  • Murphy’s Laws of Digital Forensics
  • This Week in 4n6

Phone Forensic Hardware of the Year

  • Cellebrite UFED Touch 2
  • MSAB XRY Field
  • Teeltech Eclipse 3 Pro Kit

Digital Forensic Book of the Year

  • Python Digital Forensic Cookbook
  • Windows Forensic Cookbook
  • Seeking the Truth from Mobile Evidence

Computer Forensic Hardware of the Year

  • Sumuri Forensics Talino Workstations
  • Tableau TX1
  • Logicube Forensic Falcon

Phone Forensic Software of the Year

  • Cellebrite Physical Analyzer / 4PC
  • Magnet Axiom/IEF
  • Belkasoft Evidence Center

Open Source Digital Forensic Software of the Year

  • Sumuri Paladin
  • Autopsy
  • Volatility

Digital Forensic Resource of the Year

  • Forensic Focus
  • DFIR Training
  • About DFIR

Digital Forensic Organization of the Year

  • SANS
  • Magnet Forensics
  • Cellebrite

Digital Forensic Investigator of the Year

  • Devon Ackerman
  • Troy Schnack
  • Veronica Perez

You can place your votes here: https://forensic4cast.com/forensic-4cast-awards/

Voting will close on May 25, 2018 so that the awards can be engraved in time for the awards ceremony at the 2018 SANS DFIR Summit in Austin. The Summit will be on June 7 and 8 with the awards ceremony on the afternoon of the second day. You can learn more about the summit here: https://www.sans.org/event/digital-forensics-summit-2018/

3 Responses

  1. Baljeet Singh says:

    I like paladin because it is user friendly

  2. Matthew Petersen says:

    Attempted to vote, link does not work – error with the google docs

    • Lee Whitfield says:

      Apologies. No-one else reported issues with the Google Doc. I’m going to look at a different voting system next year.

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