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FT Cyber Security Summit 2014 – Recap

Monday, September 22, 2014 (13:28:23)
Forensic Focus attended the FT Cyber Security Summit in London on the 3rd of September. This article is a recap of some of the main highlights of the event.

The Cyber Security Summit brought together speakers and interested parties from law enforcement, international government, computer science and elsewhere to discuss the unique challenges around cybercrime investigation and its implications for international security.

Summit Highlights

One of the strands running through several discussions throughout the day was the issue of encouraging small businesses to take cyber security seriously. Whilst the larger players, particularly in the technology and finance fields, tend to do what they can to ensure that their businesses are secure, this is not always the case with SMEs. And with several of the larger corporations utilising services from these smaller businesses, their security becomes an issue not just for their own businesses but for others as well...

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Oxygen Forensic Suite 2014 Adds New Mobile Device Acquisition Methods

Friday, September 19, 2014 (11:02:03)
Oxygen Forensics has updated its flagship mobile evidence discovery solution, Oxygen Forensic Suite 2014, with additional extraction options. The new release adds or expands acquisition support for Apple iOS 8.0 including the brand new iPhone 6/6Plus, Windows Phone and BlackBerry 10 devices, Nokia NBU backups and Android 4.4.4 ADB backups.

“Acquisition is a major stage in mobile forensics”, says Oleg Fedorov, Oxygen CEO. “This release adds extended acquisition support for several ranges of mobile devices. We are committed to keeping our product at the cutting edge of technology, supporting new mobile platforms as soon as they hit the market.”

New Forensic Subcommittee on Digital Evidence Added to NIST OSAC

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (10:46:59)
Digital evidence, one of the fastest growing areas of forensic science, will now have its own subcommittee in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)-administered Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC). NIST is establishing the OSAC to identify and develop national standards and guidelines for forensic science practitioners to strengthen forensic science in the United States.

Forensic science practitioners, academic researchers and others with expertise in digital evidence are encouraged to apply for one of up to 20 voting positions on the new Digital Evidence Subcommittee by Sept. 30, 2014. Those who previously applied for membership on other subcommittees should reapply if they wish to be considered for the Digital Evidence Subcommittee...

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Forensic Focus Forum Round-Up

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 (13:42:54)
Welcome to this round-up of recent posts to the Forensic Focus forums.

Where to start with audio forensics training? Add your thoughts in the forum.

Forum members discuss how to extract data from an ICC card.

Does non-compliance with ACPO guidelines mean that evidence will be rejected?

How can a pattern lock be removed from an Android device when USB debugging is not enabled?

Forum members give their recommendations for social media collections tools.

Is it possible to pull data from anonymous chat apps such as Telegram and Line?

Which mouse would you recommend for digital forensics work? Chime in on the forum.

Forum members discuss how to recover emoji from Whatsapp messages on a Galaxy Note 3.

Webinar tomorrow: Getting to Know Oxygen Forensic Passware Analyst

Monday, September 15, 2014 (14:47:04)
Date/Time: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 7am PT / 10am ET / 2pm GMT
Duration: 60 minutes
Presenter: Tatiana Pankova, Oxygen Forensics

This free webinar, hosted by Tatiana Pankova of Oxygen Forensics, aims to provide a brief but comprehensive overview of Oxygen Forensic Passware Analyst. Learn how to acquire data from a wide range of mobile platforms, device images and cloud storage as well as decrypt and analyze information from password-protected and encrypted sources in a single smooth workflow.

Register today at https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/655143102
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