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Digital Forensics News July 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017 (13:16:35)
AccessData have released a white paper discussing the regulations applicable to UK pharmaceutical companies, and their relevance for ediscovery.

In the first case of its kind, a judge in Ohio has ruled pacemaker data admissible in an arson investigation.

Registration is open for the next Techno Security and Digital Forensics Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Forensic Focus readers can get 30% off the price of registration using the code FOCUSTX17.
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Increasing Regulatory Burden on UK Pharma Fuels Need for E-Discovery Solution

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 (17:06:12)
AccessData just released a new white paper that discusses the growing litigation risks and regulatory pressures on UK pharmaceutical companies and the need for technology solutions to e-discovery.

The management of electronic data is a complex and time-consuming challenge for corporate legal executives in any industry. These challenges are especially acute for UK companies in the pharmaceutical industry where corporate executive teams are faced with managing electronic data that resides on email servers and other data repositories. Pharmaceutical companies face an even greater e-discovery challenge when it comes to harvesting data from restricted information sources such as clinical trial records, adverse reaction findings and highly confidential sales analysis reports.

The challenges are great but the technology is there. This white paper details key strategies to help pharmaceutical executives better manage their e-discovery responsibilities.

Download the White Paper
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Judge Rules Pacemaker Data Admissible In Court

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 (15:27:39)
An Ohio judge has ruled that data from a pacemaker can be used in court.

Defendant Ross Compton, who faces aggravated arson charges, claims he was woken by a fire at home, packed a case, broke a window and threw out the bag.

A cardiologist told police his explanation was "highly improbable" based on his heart rate and cardiac rhythms at the time.

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Criminal Intelligence Expert Jenny Johnstone Joins MSAB Canada Board

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 (13:35:48)
Jenny Johnstone of Vancouver, BC, a consultant and former criminal intelligence analyst with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, has joined the Board of Directors of Micro Systemation Canada, Inc. (MSAB), the company announced Monday, July 17.

“Jenny’s experience in Canadian law enforcement and her expertise in managing criminal intelligence work will be great assets for MSAB Canada,” said Mica Sadler, Director of Canadian Sales at MSAB. “We’re excited to have her join us.”

Johnstone is also a former president of the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA), and continues to lead training seminars and consult in criminal intelligence.

For more information about MSAB and its products go to www.msab.com
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Forensic Focus Forum Round-Up

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 (12:34:20)
Welcome to this month’s round-up of recent posts to the Forensic Focus forums.

Forum members help a newbie with social media forensics.

How can you tell when a hidden partition was created?

Is the BIOS date a reliable way of checking whether a system under analysis is showing the correct date?

Forum members recommend ways to image hundreds of optical disks.

Bunnysniper provides a guide to surviving Petya / NotPetya.

Have you had any experience with drone forensics? Add your thoughts on the forum.

Forum members discuss 28-day bail legislation in the UK.

How would you locate a sender’s originating IP address in Gmail? Chime in on the forum.

Forum members discuss how to identify a specific user who is conducting illegal activity on public wifi.

Is this the first case of a forged digital forensics report?

How would you detect spyware on an iPhone? Share your thoughts on the forum.
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Techno Security 2017 – San Antonio September 18th-20th

Monday, July 17, 2017 (13:39:55)
From the 18th to the 20th of September, the Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference will be taking place in San Antonio, Texas, USA. If there are any topics you’d particularly like to see covered, or any speakers you think we should interview, please let us know in the comments.

Forensic Focus readers can enjoy 30% off the price of registration using the code FOCUSTX17 on the Techno Security website – booking before the 31st July will give an added early bird discount as well. Identification (as well as proof of government status if applicable) will be required to pick up your badge when you arrive.

Below is an overview of the subjects and speakers that will be featured at Techno Security.

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BlackBag Tech Releases MacQuisition 2017R1 With Latest Mac Imaging Features

Friday, July 14, 2017 (15:03:09)
BlackBag Technologies releases MacQuisition™ 2017 and continues to offer the leading and most advanced forensic imaging software for Mac OS X and macOS.

MacQuisition™ is a powerful, 3-in-1 solution for live data acquisition, targeted data collection, and forensic imaging. Forensic examiners throughout the world depend on BlackBag Technologies’ software reliability to securely image hundreds of Macs. Uniquely versatile, MacQuisition™ is the only forensic solution that runs within a native OS X boot environment. The advanced imaging processes of MacQuisition™ 2017 provides examiners with the software to acquire live data (including RAM) or forensically image over 185 different Apple computers, including the latest MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and iMac.

New Magnet Forensics Webinars Coming Your Way

Friday, July 14, 2017 (12:09:14)
New Webinars this Summer on Android Recovery and Griffeye Integration

The lazy hazy days of summer aren’t going to be very lazy or hazy around Magnet Forensics. This summer is going to be jam packed with insight and help for our customers and for investigative teams all over the world.

We just wrapped up a webinar on the forensics ins and outs of Android Nougat with our very own Android expert, Christopher Vance. Look for the recording of that webinar to be available in July.

Interview With Jad Saliba, Founder & CTO, Magnet Forensics

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 (13:36:56)
Jad, will you introduce yourself, tell us a little bit about who you are, what you do, and how you got here?

Sure. My name is Jad Saliba, I’m the founder and CTO of Magnet Forensics. Who I am – I’m a former law enforcement officer, started my career actually before that in the IT industry, and did a lot of that. Even as a teenager, I was just kind of curious, and trying to understand how things work and how to break them and what’s going on behind the scenes, but I always also had an interest in law enforcement and wanting to help people and do some exciting work. So I spent a bit of time in the IT industry but then left that to become a police officer, and did the general patrol work, in the car, no computer stuff.

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Forensic Focus Wins Digital Forensic Blog Of The Year

Thursday, July 06, 2017 (13:48:18)
Forensic Focus was recently voted the top digital forensics blog of the year by participants in the Forensic 4:cast award.

Other winners included Magnet Forensics, who picked up the award for Digital Forensic Organization of the Year, as well as Computer Forensic Software of the Year for their IEF / AXIOM products.

Mobile Forensic Investigations by Lee Reiber won Digital Forensic Book of the year; you can read Forensic Focus' review of it here.

Open Source Digital Forensic Software of the Year was won by Autopsy; Cellebrite scooped up two awards for UFED Touch 2 and Physical Analyzer; and Eric Zimmerman won Digital Forensic Investigator of the Year.

To see a full list of winners and runners-up, visit forensic4cast.com.
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