Impostor syndrome is a common topic on LinkedIn and other professional online career communities, but it seems especially poignant among digital forensics analysts, who frequently work 9-5 Monday to Friday viewing things that no human eye should ever have to … Read more
In recent weeks the DFIR community has increasingly begun to speak out under the hashtag #DFIRforGood following conference presentations by leaders in digital forensics and information security.
In a keynote delivered at the SANS DFIR Summit in July 2020, Matt … Read more
Timelines have become a mainstay of digital forensic analysis in both public and private sectors. They help to explain what was happening on a given device or set of devices during a cybersecurity incident, a crime, a collision, or other … Read more
The summer has been a busy one for standards-setting organizations in the United States and European Union:
- In the U.S., the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published its final guidelines for cloud forensics, along with a document towards
Traditional policework helped track down the thieves targeting cryptocurrency data centers in Iceland, but digital intelligence from one suspect’s mobile devices provided the proof of their involvement.
Challenge: To connect six suspects to the theft of more than … Read more
This month’s academic research reflects two aspects of the changing digital forensics industry: new ways to think not just about digital artifacts, but also about broader investigative processes — including interagency cooperation.
This round-up article includes three open-access articles from … Read more
Today I’m going to show you how to do a bulk tagging operation using Nuix Investigate 8.2.1.
Here on the far left side – you can see we’re on our Cases landing page – we’re going to scroll down the … Read more
When digital intelligence was used in a murder investigation in Australia to compare geolocation data with Internet search history data, a swift arrest and conviction was possible.
Date: August 2015
Challenge: To place a murder suspect in proximity with his … Read more
Even before COVID-19 drove homebound digital forensics examiners to seek out new modes of training and skill-building, Capture the Flag (CTF) challenges were a popular feature at numerous conferences. Now offered in virtual formats both during and outside of conferences, … Read more
Today we’re going to take a look at how to review chat messages in Nuix Investigate, and the different viewing options.
We currently have all the items retrieved through the grid, and we’re going to utilise the search filters on … Read more