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What's Happening In Forensics - Aug 19, 2019

Monday, August 19, 2019 (18:56:49)
Harlan Carvey discusses what 'program execution' really means.

Brett Shavers shares how the lessons he learned in the Marine Corps inform his digital forensics career.

Anuj Soni shares how to perform code analysis with Ghidra.

Cellebrite share a case study of Google location data helping to solve a homicide.
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Huawei Device Support In Oxygen Forensic Detective

Monday, August 19, 2019 (15:15:59)
Oxygen Forensic Detective offers various methods of data extraction from Huawei devices. First, Huawei devices can be connected via USB cable for logical or physical acquisition depending on the model and Android OS version. However, with constantly growing device security direct data extraction from a device is getting more and more difficult. With this in mind we keep on introducing alternative methods of device data extraction. For Huawei devices we have two options.

Interview With Nicole Odom, Forensic Scientist, Virginia DFS

Monday, August 19, 2019 (09:30:03)
Nicole, you started out in chemistry and biological sciences before moving from orthopedics to digital forensics. What prompted you to pivot into the cyber world?

I actually get asked that question quite frequently, as my background has a little bit of everything; however, all of my experiences are centered on some type of science. I have always enjoyed researching and building from small ideas, so I knew that I wanted to pursue science in my undergraduate studies. Chemistry was the most inviting because it was so hands-on, and I knew I could focus on something I really enjoyed while taking the extra classes that would allow me to pursue the medical sciences. Once I graduated, I looked for a job in medical research and got the opportunity to experience the human-related aspect; however, I quickly realized that I wanted to go back to school and pursue a degree that allowed me to work in a setting where every day is different within the lab. It was actually a friend who told me that I should look into the forensic sciences because he felt like it was right up my alley, and I’m so grateful for his push.

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What's Happening In Forensics - Aug 16, 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019 (11:42:03)
Oxygen Forensics talk about the allegations that Huawei has been spying on US users.

Harlan Carvey follows up with a second post on 'chasing the DFIR cure.'
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What's Happening In Forensics - Aug 14, 2019

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 (17:01:27)
Cyan Forensics are partnering with NCMEC, America's National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, to help detect child abuse material.

Greg Masi shares a list of folder type identifiers.
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  • Topic: News
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Review: Oxygen Forensic Detective From Oxygen Forensics

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 (11:21:11)
by Jade James

Oxygen Forensics specialise in mobile device, cloud, drone and IoT data extraction. Oxygen pride themselves in giving law enforcement, federal agencies and enterprises access to data at top speeds, providing advanced digital forensic data extraction and analytical tools for criminal and corporate investigations.

Their flagship product, Oxygen Forensic Detective, allows users to extract, parse and decode data from different data sources.

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What's Happening In Forensics - Aug 13, 2019

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 (16:33:31)
Harlan Carvey asks how our customers determine the accuracy of digital forensic investigations.

Cellebrite announce a webinar about finding digital evidence in human trafficking investigations.

Amped show how to magnify images for use in investigations.
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Registration For The Amped User Day In Denver On October 6 Is Now Open

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 (15:40:11)
Don't miss your chance to meet the team behind the Amped Software products, exchange ideas, ask questions, discuss product improvements and meet other expert Amped users from around the world.

When and where?
The Amped User Day will be held on Sunday, October 6, 2019, in Denver, Colorado at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel.

Pre-register now to join us!


About Amped Software
Amped Software develops technologies for the analysis, enhancement and authentication of images and video for forensic, security and investigative applications. Amped Software products are used by law enforcement, government agencies, forensic labs and security companies worldwide. Founded in 2008 in Trieste, Italy, Amped Software’s single mission is to create the one-stop software for any image and video processing need related to security and investigations. For more information, visit: www.ampedsoftware.com.

What's Happening In Forensics - Aug 12, 2019

Monday, August 12, 2019 (16:47:51)
The Crimes Against Children Conference is under way in Texas - follow along with the updates on Twitter.

Farrell Fritz talks about metadata and its potential role in litigations.

Is this the first wedding at an industry conference?
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Scott Sattler, Incident Response Manager, HealthFirst

Monday, August 12, 2019 (13:35:00)
Scott, can you tell us a little about yourself, your role at HealthFirst and how you came to work in digital forensics?

I have worked in cyber defense for the last two decades and have witnessed the changing threat landscape and the ever-evolving and improving toolset. In the last five years I can actually feel positive about detecting and avoiding complex incidents, which cost corporations millions in lost revenue and fines.

Currently, I have a team of investigators that handle roughly 60 incidents a week. The incidents are ever growing as we bring in new tools that bring transparency to all events occurring externally and internally to the corporation. Generally business units hate the spotlight, but once they see the value of the product that we can bring to them, they are on board.

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