Category: News

  • Leaving on a Jet Plane

    Please pardon the ‘personal’ post. There’s nothing technical here so feel free to pass if you’re not interested. No, I’m not off to another conference. This time we’re playing for keeps. Later in the month I am moving, with my family, to Texas where I’ll be taking a new position as Director of Forensics. As […]

  • What is the Point?

    Today I’ve watched with interest as news reports have come in about the arrests of suspected Anonymous and Lulzsec members. I’ve felt a weird mixture of both disgust and pride that many of these people reside in the UK but I’m left feeling utter and complete shame regarding the laws and legal system to which […]

  • Forensic 4cast Awards – 2011 Results

    Last Tuesday saw the SANS Forensic Summit, in Austin Texas, host the third annual Forensic 4cast Awards. Each year this event picks up more and more momentum, it is a delight to be involved in it. The event was well attended with a large number of the nominees in the crowd. The ballroom at the Omni […]

  • Forensic 4cast Awards – Meet the Nominees

    Voting for the Forensic 4cast Awards is now open. You can cast your votes at: http://www.forensic4cast.com/forensic-4cast-awards/ Please take some time out of your busy day to learn about the nominees below. Outstanding Contribution to Digital Forensics (Individual) Harlan Carvey Through numerous books, blogging, and free software that is widely used, Harlan Carvey has made significant effort […]

  • FTK 4, MPE+, and AD Triage – Upcoming Interview

    On Monday I am being joined by Lee Reiber and Brian Karney of AccessData. We will be discussing FTK version 4, the latest version of Mobile Phone Examiner Plus (MPE+) and their newest product AD Triage. As with our time with Guidance I’m interested to hear any questions you may have about these products. If […]

  • Get in your nominations!

    It may have escaped the attention of some but the closing date for your nominations to the Forensic 4cast Awards is May 1st 2011. This means that you have less that you have 26 days to post your nominations. This year the Forensic 4cast Awards promises to be the biggest and best yet. Guidance have […]

  • EnCase Forensic 7

    I hope that, by now, everyone realised that my post yesterday was for April Fools and that I have no intention of quitting Forensic 4cast or becoming a professional wrestler. The good news is that next Sunday I’m going to be recording a special episode of Forensic 4cast with two people from Guidance Software. They […]

  • Goodbye

    I was already in a foul mood this morning because the kids got me out of bed at 5am so when I found that I had received a derogatory email about the latest episode of Forensic 4cast I decided that I’d had enough. I can only apologise to everyone as I announce that Forensic 4cast […]

  • Forensic 4cast 2010 Statistical Report

    I was looking at the website stats the other day and thought that there may be some people out there that would find the stats interesting so I’m publishing them for your review. I’m not a statistician by any means so if anyone has any insight as to what they get from these please let […]

  • Forensic 4cast Awards 2011 – Nominations are Open

    ***NOTE*** You can nominate as many times as you want, even in the same category if you wish. That time of year is upon us once again. It is awards season and, as such, the nominations for the 2011 Forensic 4cast Awards are now open. We’ve made a couple of changes this year that will, […]