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Webinar: Data Visualisation: The Step Forward For Digital Forensics

Tuesday, April 05, 2016 (09:20:17)
Date: Wednesday, 6th April 2016
Time: 4PM (GMT) / 8AM (PST) / 11AM (EST)

Registration: http://info.nuix.com/Beyond-Keyword-webinar-EMEA-6Apr-Forensic.html

Presenters: James Billingsley, Principal Solutions Consultant, Cybersecurity & Investigations, Nuix; Robert J. O’Leary, Senior Solutions Engineer, Investigations SME, Nuix

Is keyword search becoming obsolete in the new age of forensic digital investigation?

As the bulk of investigative activity moves from paper to digital documents, keyword searching became the primary tool for identifying relevant evidence in a data set. However, keywords can be imprecise. A search may miss important items or return too many irrelevant results. As data volumes grow, investigators must trawl through ever increasing numbers of search results to find the information they seek.

Traditional digital investigation tools present these results in lists and tables. It quickly becomes too much for the human mind to take in. Data visualisation provides a much easier way for the brain to understand large quantities of data.
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Job Vacancy: Technical Support Engineer - Nuix London

Monday, April 04, 2016 (15:34:02)
Nuix is experiencing phenomenal international growth with no sign of abating. As a result, we require an outstanding Technical Support Engineer to provide first level support for wide range of products offered by Nuix.

The key areas of responsibility will include
● Provide high quality technical support to Nuix customers and ensure that all Nuix clients’ technical outcomes are being met
● Respond to technical support tickets as well as direct customer calls providing first level support
● Triage all issues and, if escalation is required, ensure that all relevant information has been collected and evaluated to ensure rapid resolution
● Assist with Nuix’s current Quality Assurance program to including testing, test writing and use case modelling
● Assist with improving Nuix online documentation
● Develop in-depth expertise in select areas of Nuix related technical knowledge

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MoD Building New UK Cybercrime Centre In Corsham

Monday, April 04, 2016 (10:38:57)
A military site in Wiltshire has been chosen as the preferred location for a new cyber security operations centre by the government.

The £40m base is expected to be housed at MOD Corsham and staffed by experts utilising "state-of-the-art" methods.

The government is investing £1bn over five years to combat cyber attacks.

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Job Vacancy: Product Development Consultant - Nuix EMEA

Monday, April 04, 2016 (07:57:44)
At Nuix, we do things differently than our competitors. Our philosophy is about hiring the best from around the world and enabling them to do what they do best. We are committed to leading edge technology, fanatical customer service, and growing our business. Be part of the team that is changing the way cybersecurity, forensic and electronic investigations and eDiscovery, information governance and intelligent migration are being conducted around the world.

Nuix is experiencing phenomenal international growth with no sign of abating. As a result, we require an outstanding Cybersecurity Product Development Consultant Investigations & Response to with a strong focus in cybersecurity and digital forensic investigations.

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Interview With David-Olivier Jaquet-Chiffelle, Event Chairman, DFRWS EU

Thursday, March 24, 2016 (10:05:46)
David-Olivier, tell us a bit about yourself. What first sparked your interest in digital forensics, and what is your current role?

I studied Mathematics and did my PhD in number theory! You may wonder what the link with DF is?

Mathematics led me to cryptology, then to privacy and data protection, and eventually to new forms of identities in the information society.

I am currently full professor at the School of Criminal Sciences of the University of Lausanne. I recently created and now lead a new master program in digital investigation and identification.

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BitLocker: What’s New in Windows 10 November Update, And How To Break It

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 (10:36:24)
BitLocker is a popular full-disk encryption scheme employed in all versions of Windows (but not in every edition) since Windows Vista. BitLocker is used to protect stationary and removable volumes against outside attacks. Since Windows 8, BitLocker is activated by default on compatible devices if the administrative account logs in with Microsoft Account credentials. BitLocker protection is extremely robust, becoming a real roadblock for digital forensics.

Various forensic techniques exist allowing experts to overcome BitLocker protection. Capturing a memory dump of a computer while the encrypted volume is mounted is one of the most frequently used venues of attack. However, acquiring BitLocker-encrypted volumes may become significantly more difficult with the release of Windows 10 November Update. In this article, we’ll explore existing methods of recovering BitLocker volumes, look at what has changed with November Update, and review the remaining acquisition paths.

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SuperImager® Plus Desktop Pro Gen-2 Forensic Lab units - Dual-Boot Linux/Win 7

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 (10:48:55)
MediaClone, Inc. is proud to announce the release of the 2016 new generation of SuperImager® Plus Desktop Pro Gen-2 Forensic units–“Heavy Duty” multiple Forensic Imaging and a Network Loader units, with dual boot Linux OS and Windows 7 Pro, and with PCIE 3.0 Expansion slots.

User can perform simultaneous, in parallel, multiple Forensic Imaging with 3 hash authentication MD5, SHA-1, SHA-2 and encryption on the fly from 4 SAS/SATA drives to 4 SAS/SATA drives (4:4) and from 3 USB3.0 drives to 3 USB3.0 drives (3:3) in 7 separate sessions. Upload 8 SAS/SATA drives to the network with 8 separate sessions.

The unit basic specifications:

Ports: 8 SAS/SATA, 6 USB3.0, 1GbE, HDMI ports
Processor: i7 SKYLAKE
Bus: PCIE 3.0
Memory: 16GB
Internal Storage: 256GB
OS: Dual Boot with Linux and Windows 7 Pro
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ESR Restores Access to Windows 10 Accounts, Adds Microsoft Account Support

Monday, March 21, 2016 (13:26:11)
ElcomSoft Co. Ltd. updates Elcomsoft System Recovery, a tool for IT security specialists and forensic examiners to unlock access to user’s Windows accounts. The tool enables recovering or instantly resetting Windows account passwords. The new release adds support for Windows 8, 8.1, 10. In addition to recovering local passwords, the updated release adds the ability to unlock Windows logins protected with the new Microsoft Account, and allows exporting hashed passwords to enable offline attacks to recover plain-text passwords to the user’s Microsoft Account. Access to information available in the cloud authenticated with Microsoft Account can be invaluable during forensic investigations.

The new release comes ready to use, and includes a custom boot image based on a customized Windows PE environment. ElcomSoft customizations include many additional drivers to support the widest range of hardware configurations including last-generation chipsets.

XRY Passes Court of Appeal Challenge

Friday, March 18, 2016 (11:57:00)
The Irish Court of Appeal: A teenager jailed for life 2 years ago had his appeal against conviction dismissed. The defence argued that the trial judge erred in law by holding that XRY telephone analysis tendered by the prosecution was admissible.

Interview With Rob Lozowski, Event Manager, Forensics Europe Expo

Thursday, March 17, 2016 (11:14:43)
Rob, you manage FEE which takes place annually in London. Tell us a bit about your role: what does the average day look like?

As event manager, my job in a nutshell is to bring together the UK & International forensics community for a 2 day conference and exhibition in April, at a unique networking showcase in central London. Not unlike most industries, efficient & intelligent sales and marketing are the key drivers to success and I insist that both of these groups understand the industry within which they operate: they must get into the DNA (excuse the pun) of forensics to enable them to make informed decisions.

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