Category Archives: News

  • Voting Closing Date

    Posted on May 29, 2015 by Lee Whitfield in News.

    Several people have pointed out that I’ve not included a deadline for the voting in the 2015 Forensic 4:cast Awards. It looks like everyone is anxious to know when the voting will be over so they can get every potential vote in. With that in mind I’m announcing that voting for the awards will close […]

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  • Human Cost

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

    As mentioned in yesterday’s post I’ll be presenting at the SANS DFIR Summit in Austin in July. My main presentation is entitled “The Human Cost”. It is a non-technical presentation discussing 1) how our mistakes potentially affect other people’s lives, and 2) how working with images of child sexual abuse affect the examiner. The latter […]

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  • See You At The Summit

    Posted on April 8, 2015 by Lee Whitfield in News.

    Have I ever mentioned that my favorite conference of the whole year is the SANS DFIR Summit? “Why is it my favorite?” I hear you ask. Here’s why: It is held in Austin, one of the coolest cities in the world. There’s so much to do. You can see live music at virtually any time […]

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  • Forensic 4:cast Awards 2015 – Nominations are Open

    Posted on January 8, 2015 by Lee Whitfield in News.

    Every year at the SANS DFIR Summit (held in Austin, Texas) the Forensic 4:cast Awards are held. These awards are meant to celebrate the achievements of those dedicated people in the field of digital forensics who labor tirelessly to bring us new tools and techniques that make our jobs and lives simpler and exciting. The […]

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  • Why You Should Take the SANS Mac Forensics Class

    Posted on September 13, 2014 by Lee Whitfield in News, Reviews.

    I had an experience a few months ago in which one of our cases required an out-of-state collection. The client didn’t want to pay travel expenses so they asked for a local forensics expert to image the system and then conduct the analysis. When he arrived on site he called the client and explained that […]

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  • 4:cast Awards 2014

    Posted on June 11, 2014 by Lee Whitfield in News.

    We held the 4:cast Awards on Monday evening. The results can be found here:¬†https://forensic4cast.com/forensic-4cast-awards/2014-results/ First of all I want to thank everyone for nominating and voting. It may take you a few minutes to do it, but it means the world to me and to everyone that is nominated. Second, I want to congratulate all […]

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  • Awards Update – DEADLINE CHANGE

    Posted on May 14, 2014 by Lee Whitfield in News.

    I’m happy to report that this year we have seen the largest number of votes in the history of the awards. You guys are all obviously very passionate about the resources you use on a daily basis. I will be traveling and giving testimony the week before the awards so I won’t have time to […]

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  • 2014 Forensic 4:cast Awards – Meet the Nominees

    Posted on April 3, 2014 by Lee Whitfield in News.

    The nominations have been tallied and the voting is open for the 2014 Forensic 4cast Awards. But what do you know about the nominees? Why should you vote for them? What great feats have they accomplished in the last year? I’m glad you asked… Quotes from submissions are used where appropriate. Remember to vote here: […]

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  • 2014 Forensic 4:cast Awards – Voting is Open

    Posted on April 2, 2014 by Lee Whitfield in News.

    The nominations have been counted and it is now time to unveil the nominees for the 2014 Forensic 4:cast Awards. As always competition is fierce and many people/products/companies were nominated but only the top three in each category make it through for voting so congratulations to those that have made it this far. It shows […]

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  • UK Bound Once Again

    Posted on April 1, 2014 by Lee Whitfield in News.

    As a few of you will be aware I’ve been having some legal issues as of late. It seems as if there are people in the US that simply don’t want me here. As an immigrant to the US each person has the option of applying for citizenship. When you can do this depends on […]

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