Digital Forensics Research Update: May 2022

Research published last month covered a wide range of issues in digital forensics, from limitations and challenges to new tools and techniques and lessons for those in higher education.

Digital forensic techniques, now and in the future

The National Institute … Read more

FTK Feature Focus: Project Vic

Justin Tolman: Welcome to this week’s episode of FTK Feature Focus. This week we have another special episode with a special guest: Dan Sumpter, who’s the principal instructor at Exterro over North America. Dan, how are you doing?

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How to Search Images for Text Values Using OCR

Hello, everyone. Jordan here with the Oxygen Forensic training team. Today, I’m gonna show you how to search images for text values using optical character recognition. Let’s get started.

In today’s video, I’ll be discussing what OCR is and providing … Read more

Hex Searching in Oxygen Forensic Detective

Hey there, detectives. Welcome to Oxygen Forensics How-To series, where your Oxygen Forensic training team will provide you with detailed insight into focused areas within Oxygen Forensic Detective.

For this video, we are going to dive into using the Hex … Read more

DFRWS-EU 2022: The Future of Digital Forensics Is Now

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Moving digital forensics forward in terms of methods and frameworks, as well as organizational and cross-cultural collaboration, was an overarching theme of this year’s European Union edition of the Digital Forensics Research Workshop (DFRWS). 

After 40 years, mainstays like file … Read more

Python Scripting for File Filtering With FTK

This week, we’re combining Python and filtering for some forensic shenanigans on this week’s episode of FTK Feature Focus.

Welcome to FTK Feature Focus. I’m Justin Tolman, the director of training over North America here at Exterro. And this week … Read more

Forging Trust in Digital Forensics as Technology Evolves

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February’s publications continued a trending topic in recent research: establishing reliability in forensic science as a whole, and digital forensics particularly. Even as some works explored the decryption of encrypted data, and the use of “hacked” data from encrypted devices, … Read more

A Deep Dive into Apple Keychain Decryption

When it comes to the forensic investigation of Apple devices, a Keychain analysis is of particular importance. Not only does Keychain contain passwords from websites and applications, but it can also provide computer forensics with access to the same user’s Read more

Be That Trusted Advisor

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By Robert B. Fried, Senior Vice President, Sandline Global, Forensics & Investigations

As forensic practitioners, we must do our best to stay ahead of ever-changing technology but sometimes we are thrown curve balls.  For example, taking a trip down memory … Read more

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