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Interview With John Patzakis, Executive Chairman, X1 Discovery

Monday, January 09, 2017 (12:14:45)
John, you're Executive Chairman at X1 Discovery. Tell us a bit about your role - what does a day in your life look like?

This is an exciting time in the eDiscovery and computer forensics field, given all the legal developments and technical innovation, so a lot of my time is spent tracking and analyzing these various changes and advancements. I am active on our blog and generally publish two articles a month. I also engage a lot with key partners and law firms to bring joint services and technology solutions to our mutual customers. And I am chairman of the board of directors where I oversee X1’s strategy and get to focus on the big picture.

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Windows 10 PE for Digital Forensics

Friday, January 06, 2017 (15:43:01)
by Robin Brocks, IT Forensic Expert and Incident Responder

Only a few years ago, it was a real pain creating a portable Windows on CD/ DVD or thumb drive, because the Operating System was not prepared to run on those media. There have been numerous projects and volunteers, like BartPE or the WindowsFE (Forensic Edition), to make it possible to run a complete OS from removable media, but in every case, this takes time and a lot of customizing.

Nowadays we do not only have Microsoft selling “Windows to Go”; it is easier than ever to create an own version of a portable Windows, together with everyone`s favorite tools, script or frameworks like Java or Python! Having a portable Windows 10 at your hand has some valuable advantages.

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A Round-Up Of The Rich Library Of Webinars Magnet Forensics Offered In 2016

Friday, January 06, 2017 (14:49:42)
In 2016, Magnet Forensics produced eight webinars covering topics like smartphone extraction, analyzing evidence in child exploitation cases, and Android Marshmallow forensics.

One webinar in particular provided a deep dive into our artifact creation tools – Magnet AXIOM’s Custom Artifacts and Dynamic App Finder. For people familiar with our searching and carving engine in AXIOM and IEF, this webinar proved to be a great resource for creating their own artifacts when one didn’t organically exist for searching a data set.

We also partnered with Griffeye and Teel Technologies to offer greater industry insight and to help webinar attendees get the most out of their tools.

Here’s a quick overview of all the webinars created in 2016. You can find and watch them all on our Recorded Webinars Page.

Oxygen Forensics Expands Capabilities With SIM Card Data Extraction Feature

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 (12:30:16)
Oxygen Forensics, the worldwide developer and provider of advanced forensic data examination tools for mobile devices and cloud services, announced today that it has expanded the number of sources from which it gathers vital evidence by adding data extraction from SIM cards.

The new SIM card extraction module is available immediately to all users of Oxygen Forensics’ all-in-one solution, Oxygen Forensic Detective, at no additional charge.

Belkasoft Marks A Successful 2016

Friday, December 30, 2016 (15:18:48)
To mark a very successful year for the company, CEO Yuri Gubanov presents a recap of the articles, product releases, events and more which have defined Belkasoft in 2016.


A series of articles on SSD and eMMC forensics, covering important changes in SSD forensics world:

* Part 1: https://belkasoft.com/ssd-2016
* Part 2: https://belkasoft.com/ssd-2016-part2
* Part 3: https://belkasoft.com/ssd-2016-part3

Who Is Spying On Android Users, And Why?

Friday, December 30, 2016 (11:41:04)
by ElcomSoft Co. Ltd.

If you’ve been following the news, you may already know about the many cases where companies, big and small, were caught spying on their users. It might appear that just about everyone making a phone or an app is after your personal information. In this article we’ll try to figure out who collects your personal data, why they do it and what they do with the data they collect...

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Murder squad sought Amazon Echo data

Thursday, December 29, 2016 (17:49:37)
US police investigating a murder have tussled with Amazon over access to data gathered by one of its Echo speakers.

The voice-controlled device was found near to a hot tub where the victim was found dead amid signs of a struggle.

According to court filings, Amazon was issued with two search warrants but refused to share information sent by the smart device to its servers.

However, the police said a detective found a way to extract some data from the device itself.

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Webinar: Sneak Peek Into Belkasoft Evidence Center v.8.3

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 (11:39:33)
A recording of the webinar "Sneak Peek Into Belkasoft Evidence Center v.8.3" is now online and available to view here.

Join the forum discussion here.
View the webinar on YouTube here.
Read a full transcript of the webinar here.
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Belkasoft LLC Is Hiring A Sales Specialist/North America

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 (10:41:45)
Why work for Belkasoft?

We are smart and humorous; we have a great product, used in 70+ countries all over the world; we are growing quickly and love our work. Our tools help police and other LE organizations to make our world safer and more rightful.

What are we looking for in you?

We would welcome one more smart and humorous colleague who currently lives in the USA and has solid sales experience.

Digital Forensic Investigational Tool For Volatile Browser Based Data Analysis

Thursday, December 22, 2016 (12:56:42)
by W.Chirath De Alwis, School of Computing, Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Cyber security threats on sensitive resources have increased recently and it has increased the need for digital forensic analysis tools. Digital evidence can be extracted not only from hard drives but also from other memory resources of a computing device. Analyzing volatile memory is becoming popular due to increases in memory capacity. This research presents the importance of volatile memory analysis and identifies the limitations of conventional forensic methods. It also identifies the browser based information that is stored in the volatile memory and how this evidence can be retrieved for investigational purposes.

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