2017 Awards

2017’s Forensic 4:cast Awards were held on Friday June 23, 2017. The awards were hosted, as always, by SANS at their DFIR Summit.

The finalists for each category is listed below. The winners are highlighted in red.

Computer Forensic Software of the Year

Magnet IEF/Axiom
OSForensics
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 Kiosk
Paraben Mobile Field Kit

Digital Forensic Book of the Year

Hiding Behind the Keyboard
Mobile Forensic Investigations
Practical Mobile Forensics – 2nd Edition

Computer Forensic Hardware of the Year

Atola Insight Forensic
Mediaimager GM4
Tableau

Phone Forensic Software of the Year

Cellebrite Physical Analyzer/4PC
Magnet Axiom/IEF
Oxygen Forensic Detective

Open Source Digital Forensic Software of the Year

Caine
Autopsy
Volatility

Digital Forensic Organization of the Year

About DFIR
Magnet Forensics
Cellebrite

Digital Forensic Investigator of the Year

Ed Michael
Heather Mahalik
Eric Zimmerman