Wylie, Texas
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2020 Awards

The awards ceremony was held at the SANS DFIR Summit on July 17, 2020.

The winners of the awards are marked in BOLD below:

DFIR Commercial Tool of the Year

  • Magnet AXIOM
  • Cellebrite UFED Ultimate
  • Belkasoft Evidence Center

DFIR Blog of the Year

  • Hacking Exposed Computer Forensics Blog
  • Cellebrite Ask the Expert
  • mac4n6

DFIR Non-commercial Tool of the Year

  • Kape
  • Autopsy
  • iLEAPP

DFIR Show of the Year

  • Forensic Lunch
  • 13Cubed
  • This Month in 4n6

DFIR Article of the Year

  • Won’t you back that thing up – Heather Mahalik
  • Forensic Inspection of Sensitive User Data and Artifacts from Smartwatch Wearable Devices – Nicole Odom
  • iLEAPP: iOS Logs, Events, And Properties Parser – Alexis Brignoni

DFIR Social Media Contributor of the Year

  • Alexis Brignoni
  • Jessica Hyde
  • Heather Mahalik

DFIR Degree Program or Training Class of the Year

  • Marshall University Digital Forensics Program
  • Cellebrite CCO & CCPA
  • Bloomsburg University Digital Forensics Program

DFIR Groundbreaking Research of the Year

  • Cellebrite – Checkra1n
  • Nicole Odom – Forensic Inspection of Sensitive User Data and Artifacts from Smartwatch Wearable Devices
  • Alexis Brignoni – iLEAPP: iOS Logs,Events, And Properties Parser

DFIR Resource of the Year

  • This Week in 4n6
  • Digital Forensics Discord Server
  • About DFIR

DFIR Newcomer of the Year

  • Mike Williamson
  • Rohan Patil
  • Nicole Odom

DFIR Mentor of the Year

  • Eric Zimmerman
  • Heather Mahalik
  • Jessica Hyde

DFIR Team of the Year

  • KPMG Cyber Response
  • Cellebrite
  • Magnet Forensics

Digital Forensic Investigator of the Year

  • Heather Mahalik
  • Alexis Brignoni
  • Eric Zimmerman

In addition to the awards above, The DFIR Hall of Fame inducted its first member. We are proud to welcome Rob Lee as the inaugural member of the DFIR Hall of Fame. To read more, please visit https://forensic4cast.com/dfir-hall-of-fame/