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Chinese public security chief heads to US for talks on cybercrime

Monday, November 30, 2015 (12:00:00)
The first high-level dialogue between the United States and China on cybercrime is under way this week to flesh out a deal reached in September by the presidents of the two countries.

State media reported on Sunday that Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun would be in the US until Thursday. Guo would also co-chair a ministerial meeting with Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security, Xinhua said.

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Cyber Monday: Stunning Offer from Belkasoft!

Monday, November 30, 2015 (04:46:30)
Today is Cyber Monday, and if you missed Belkasoft's Black Friday wholesale, you can still purchase our flagship digital forensic product Belkasoft Evidence Center 2015 with deep discounts! Today only, the product can be purchased for as little as $499 - a small fraction of the regular price!

Don't wait: proceed at http://belkasoft.com/cyber-monday-2015!

Protecting Payment Card Data & Combatting Fraud

Friday, November 27, 2015 (23:33:13)
PCI/DSS – New Services to Protect Industry & Consumers

IntaForensics are excited to announce the forthcoming introduction of the PCI/DSS and PFI services covering the UK and Europe. This is truly an exciting time for IntaForensics, led by one of the industry’s best experts, and comes with a wealth of new employment opportunities throughout the UK.

Is this for real?! Belkasoft Evidence Center for just $99?!

Friday, November 27, 2015 (05:00:45)
Today is Black Friday, and everything is possible. Belkasoft announces a one-time, one-day discount towards the purchase of its flagship digital forensic product Belkasoft Evidence Center 2015! Today only, the product can be purchased for as little as $99 - a tiny fraction of the regular price!

Review of Magnet IEF

Thursday, November 26, 2015 (13:13:51)
Reviewed by Steve Robles

Internet Evidence Finder (referenced hereinafter as "IEF") is a computer and mobile forensics tool developed by Jad Saliba of Magnet Forensics, formerly JAD Software. I first began experimenting with this tool in 2011 when the company I was working for began looking for a more efficient solution to analyzing web artifacts, specifically Internet activity and chat communications. While I was initially impressed with the functionality of the software, I was not completely sold on the product because I was utilizing other tools that had similar features and capabilities. It wasn’t until early 2015 when I began using the full version of IEF, and my only regret was not pushing for the purchase sooner.

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Lima Personal - Free Award Winning Case Management Solution for HTCIA Members

Thursday, November 26, 2015 (10:30:35)
Supporting the professionalization of digital forensics around the world, IntaForensics are pleased to announce that they will be extending their offer of free licenses of the leading Lima Personal Edition software to all members of the HTCIA, through to 2016. The free licenses will be renewable annually but will remain free, forever.

BelkaScript: How to Get Most out of Digital Forensic Software

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 (17:12:43)
Digital investigator nowadays has access to a wide array of solid forensic tools. Some of them offer mobile forensics only, some help with computer or laptop analysis, some – like Belkasoft Evidence Center – support all types of devices, but the task flow and product logic is more or less fixed in every product. If an investigator faces an unusual task, it is hard to solve it within the workflow offered by a product. And unusual tasks are not that rare – we hear about them very often, just take a glance at Forensic Focus forums page.

In this article, we will discuss some real life stories that involved cases hard to solve with the standard workflow in Belkasoft Evidence Center:

• Good Employee, Bad Employee
• Bar Fight
• Digging Deep Inside Photos

Job Vacancy: Forensic Specialist - Magnet Forensics, Waterloo ON

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 (16:25:59)
Magnet Forensics is hiring a Forensic Specialist; location is somewhat flexible but proximity to Waterloo, Ontario is ideal.

If interested, please email your resume to [email protected]

Who are we?

Magnet Forensics builds software solutions to help forensic investigators uncover critical Internet evidence – and make sense of it. Whether our customers are fighting crime, preventing fraud, or protecting national security, we’re dedicated to helping them find, analyze and present digital evidence to bring the truth to light.

We are a dynamic team who loves to make a difference. We are passionate about what we do, and make sure we have fun doing it!

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Review: Practical Mobile Forensics

Friday, November 20, 2015 (11:03:28)
Considering that there are separate books – indeed, whole genres – devoted to Android and iOS forensics specifically, writing a single tome that covers mobile forensics in a meaningful way is an ambitious task.

Not to be put off by the sheer amount of ground to cover, however, the authors of Practical Mobile Forensics have done just that. Satish Bommisetty, Rohit Tamma and Heather Mahalik have written a self-confessed “action-packed” guide to the mobile forensics world.

The book is aimed at forensic investigators who have only a very limited level of experience in mobile forensics. Like its sister book, Learning Android Forensics, it focuses primarily on open source and free solutions, which makes it all the more appropriate for those who are just starting out in a digital forensics career.

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Interview with Joe Giordano, Professor of Practice, Utica College

Thursday, November 19, 2015 (10:39:44)
Joe, can you tell us something about your background and why you decided to teach digital forensics?

I am a Professor of Practice at Utica College (Utica, New York) and also serve as the director of two master’s degree programs – Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Master of Professional Studies in Cyber Policy and Risk Analysis. Currently, most of my teaching is relegated to basic and foundational courses on cybersecurity and information security. We’ve recently hired some outstanding experts to teach our computer forensics courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The people we now have teaching computer forensics come from backgrounds in law enforcement, the military, national intelligence and business. We have professors who hold most every major forensics certification that you can think of. It’s a faculty to be proud of.

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