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How To Use Apple Pattern-of-Life Data In Your Investigations

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 (15:26:46)
BlackLight and APOLLO: How to Use Apple Pattern-of-Life Data in Your Investigations

BlackLight's latest release, BlackLight 2019 R3, now has APOLLO framework built in as a plugin to make it even easier for investigators to get the most out of their data. Pattern-of-life data can be used in many types of investigations to get extremely detailed information from device users. What application was a user using three weeks ago? Where has the user been? Was the user walking, running, or sleeping at a given time? Was the user driving distracted, were they parked or moving? Querying and correlating the databases that keep track of these details can help examiners answer a myriad of investigative questions.

Interview With Jason Bailey, Director Of Product Management, OpenText

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 (15:14:02)
Jason, can you tell us a bit about yourself and how you got into digital forensics?

Absolutely. I started in the digital forensic industry in 2005 and a friend of mine started a company called Tableau LLC back at the time - not to be confused with Tableau Hardware. He convinced me to leave a stable job in IT security at a healthcare company to come help him grow the company. And the rest was history.

So I've been in the industry since then. We grew Tableau LLC, and he sold the company in 2010 to Guidance Software. And then just two years ago, Guidance Software was acquired by OpenText and now we're here.

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What's Happening In Forensics - Jan 7, 2020

Tuesday, January 07, 2020 (16:30:41)
Ryan Benson shares a handy tip about UUIDs.

Daniel Milnes takes a look at HSTS for forensics.

ADF's Rich Frawley demonstrates best practices in fraud investigations.

Patrick Siewert from Pro Digital Forensics talks about cellular provider call detail records analysis and mapping.
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Sarah Hargreaves, Director of International Training, AccessData

Tuesday, January 07, 2020 (15:49:25)
Sarah, tell us a bit about yourself. How did you begin your career, and what is your current position?

My career started when I was working in a legal practice. From a young age, I have always been interested in crimes, criminal process and the investigation of crime. In fact, I always wanted to be a lawyer. I started working in firms with criminal lawyers and was lucky to work in a department that was focused around serious crimes. Things got really interesting for me when computers and digital evidence were involved in offences; either in the commission of the crime or in the police investigations.

I worked on some high-profile cases at that time and I found the whole process of digital forensics incredibly interesting. I ended up going to a couple of training courses whilst I was working in the legal practice and realised that I had fallen in love with digital forensics.

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What's Happening In Forensics - Jan 6, 2020

Monday, January 06, 2020 (16:05:04)
Didier Stevens analyses some unusual zip files.

Andrew Case will be presenting "Volatility 3 Public Beta: A Peek into the Future of Memory Forensics" at the Art into Science conference in Austin TX on Jan 15.

Phil Stokes shares some tips on macOS incident response.
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How To Analyze Call Data Records In Oxygen Forensic Detective

Monday, January 06, 2020 (15:53:23)
Hi, this is Amanda Mangan with Oxygen Forensics. In this video, we’re going to go over Oxygen Forensics’ Call Data Expert.

The first thing we’ll discuss is, what exactly is a CDR? A CDR is a call data record, and we’ll talk about the different carriers and the different information that may come with each carrier’s CDR.

Next we’re going to talk about templates. You’ll find that once you’ve collected a few different carriers’ CDRs, you have all of the templates that you’re going to need, and they’ll be there in your storage to access at any point.

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Amped DVRConv Update 15182: Concatenation And Ability To Split Converted Files

Friday, January 03, 2020 (10:12:42)
Amped DVRConv Update 15182 is now available with even more parameters to the Program Options menu.


Are you working on a case in which the DVR has exported a certain amount of video in small chunks and need to quickly produce a viewable file of all these individual clips? No problem! We’ve now included the ability to concatenate converted input files into one single output video file.

Simply select Yes to Concatenate within the Program Options prior to conversion and DVRConv will do the rest for you, saving you valuable case work time.

This option is fantastic for a workflow involving common vehicle dashboard cameras, in which the incident is often captured over several segmented video clips, all large in size. Drag and drop them into DVRConv and let it run in the background while you continue with your other workload and you’ll have a converted and concatenated video before you know it!

Amped FIVE Update 15018 With Customizable Reports And Further Audio Support

Monday, December 23, 2019 (15:24:43)
Amped FIVE Update 15018 is now available with the highly requested new Report Template options within the reporting feature that now allows users to customize generated reports using pre-packaged templates or the creation of your own. This is fantastic for tailoring your forensic reports to suit your case or organization needs.

Also now included is playback and encoding support for multichannel audio, and audio support has also been added to the following filters:

-Change Frame Rate
-Video Mixer

We’ve also accommodated audio support when changing the speed of a video, either via Change Frame Rate or using the speed slider within the Player Panel so that the audio will speed up or slow down along with the video.

This update also includes a smarter audio button on the Player Panel, providing icons and tooltips if audio is unavailable and when audio is available but a decoding engine that does not include audio is being used.

As more video evidence is reliant on body worn cameras, vehicle cameras or mobile phone footage, we continue to work on developing and perfecting our audio support to make sure you have everything you need in one place for your multimedia evidence.

Forensic Focus Legal Update December 2019 – Part II: Search And Seizure

Friday, December 20, 2019 (17:29:02)
by Christa Miller

In cooperation with the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and SEARCH, The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics, Forensic Focus offers a quarterly roundup of the latest legal developments around digital forensic evidence.

Comprising major legislation and case law from around the country, this guide is intended to help our readers get a better understanding of how different countries’ laws are adapting to the rapid pace of technological change.

Part 1 of this inaugural guide covered data privacy laws, bilateral sharing of cloud-based evidence, whether evidence collection could violate a company’s terms of service, and fallout from the Coalfire pen testing arrests.

In Part 2, we cover United States case law regarding technology — facial recognition, pole cams, geofencing, and third-party DNA databases — when it comes to search and seizure, along with the “reasonable suspicion” standard when it comes to border searches.

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Interview With Martin Westman, Product Specialist, MSAB

Friday, December 20, 2019 (17:06:08)
Martin, you've worked for MSAB for 15 years. What changes in mobile forensics stand out to you from that time?

The most important one during this 15-year period would be the introduction of actual smartphones, because they were the biggest game changer when they came out in terms of being adopted as fast as they were. If we look back even 10 years ago -- not in the U.S. but here in Europe -- it was about 90 percent Nokias and some other models, and Nokia is long gone now. They were making smartphones, but nobody really understood how to use them, and then of course Apple and Google came along and changed that.

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