Digital Forensics Round-Up, November 16 2023

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views:


Leveraging SRUM for Incident Response

In this blog post, I’ll take you through an IR case that presented a unique set of hurdles and how the unexpected hero, the SRUM database, came to the rescue…

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Protecting Victims From Stalkerware And Tech-Enabled Abuse

Si and Desi talk to Eva Galperin, Director of Cybersecurity at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Emma Pickering, Head of Tech and Economic Abuse at Refuge…

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Deepfakes Get Weaponized in the Gaza War

Wars have always been fought with the underlying idea of capturing the hearts and minds of the public. Propaganda has long been a weapon in convincing people that a country or group’s actions — and sometimes atrocities — are acceptable and justified…

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China gifts Seychelles Police Force digital forensic lab to help deal with cybercrime

The Cybercrime Unit of the Seychelles Police Force is now better equipped to to deal with cyber offences after receiving a digital forensic laboratory from the Chinese government…

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Hunting webshells

In the dynamic field of incident response, the unexpected is the only guarantee. Requiring responders to adapt, utilise diverse skill sets, and employ various tools to achieve our objectives…

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OSCE continues training on digital forensics in Turkmenistan

From 6 to 11 November, the OSCE Transnational Threats Department (TNTD) and the OSCE Centre in Ashgabat delivered the second part of an introductory course on digital forensics for law enforcement representatives from Turkmenistan…

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Collaboration between KAPE and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint at the service of the SOC

During SANS FOR508 I was introduced to a software called KAPE. On this course it is used on a mounted disk image. I know that there is also an option there to collect artefacts remotely…

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File Timestamps for Apple APFS

This is intended for Incident Response or Digital Forensics people who perform timeline analysis with MACB timestamps. The idea originated when I’ve been teaching the SANS FOR508 class…

Read More (Medium)


Cyber Investigations

The term cyber is ubiquitous in today’s political and business world. One can hear of cyber policy, cyber intelligence, cyber security and most relevant to this handbook, cyber-attacks and cyber investigations

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Kaitlin Armstrong trial: Tracking digital footprints of key individuals on Day 7

After a long weekend for Veterans Day, the Kaitlin Armstrong murder trial continued on Monday morning. APD Detective Daniel Portnoy, a digital forensics analyst, returned to the witness stand…

Read More (Yahoo News)


India Undertakes Cyber Police Training To Tackle Crypto Crimes

The Ministry of Home Affairs in India has made a crucial step in strengthening the country’s defense against cryptocurrency-related cybercrime…

Read More (Bitcoin World)

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Si and Desi interview Emi Polito from Amped about their new certification called Amped Five Certified Examiner (AFCE). They discuss the exam requirements, format, timeline for certification, and Amped’s future plans. Emi explains that the certification is aimed at demonstrating competency with the Amped FIVE video analysis software after completing training. The exam consists of multiple choice questions on theory and practical exercises using the software. Emi talks about the online exam format and process for passing or failing.

Emi also discusses the broader challenges many organizations face with validation and accreditation. He emphasizes Amped's commitment to developing tools that facilitate that process. The hosts reflect on the confusing accreditation landscape and Amped’s passion for improving training and certification in forensics. This episode provides an overview of Amped's new certification and perspective on challenges in the field of video forensics.

Show Notes:

Introducing The AFCE Certification (Amped FIVE Certified Examiner) - https://www.forensicfocus.com/news/introducing-the-afce-certification-amped-five-certified-examiner/

Video Evidence Principles With Amped Software - https://www.forensicfocus.com/podcast/video-evidence-principles-with-amped-software/

Digital Image Authenticity And Integrity With Amped Authenticate - https://www.forensicfocus.com/podcast/digital-image-authenticity-and-integrity-with-amped-authenticate/

File Analysis And DVR Conversion Training From Amped Software - https://www.forensicfocus.com/reviews/file-analysis-and-dvr-conversion-training-from-amped-software/

Amped FIVE Speed Estimation 2d Filter And Training From Amped Software - https://www.forensicfocus.com/reviews/amped-five-speed-estimation-2d-filter-and-training-from-amped-software/

Amped Software’s Martino Jerian on Key Challenges and Opportunities for Video Evidence - https://www.forensicfocus.com/podcast/amped-softwares-martino-jerian-on-key-challenges-and-opportunities-for-video-evidence/

LEVA 2023 Training Symposium - https://www.leva.org/

Forensic Collision Investigation & Reconstruction Ltd - https://www.fcir.co.uk/

Amped FIVE Certified Examiner - https://ampedsoftware.com/afce-certification 

Introducing the Amped FIVE Certification Program - https://blog.ampedsoftware.com/2023/10/04/introducing-the-amped-five-certification-program

Amped Software YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/ampedsoftware
How to Use the Validation Tool in Amped FIVE - https://blog.ampedsoftware.com/2023/03/29/how-to-use-the-validation-tool-in-amped-five

Si and Desi interview Emi Polito from Amped about their new certification called Amped Five Certified Examiner (AFCE). They discuss the exam requirements, format, timeline for certification, and Amped’s future plans. Emi explains that the certification is aimed at demonstrating competency with the Amped FIVE video analysis software after completing training. The exam consists of multiple choice questions on theory and practical exercises using the software. Emi talks about the online exam format and process for passing or failing.

Emi also discusses the broader challenges many organizations face with validation and accreditation. He emphasizes Amped's commitment to developing tools that facilitate that process. The hosts reflect on the confusing accreditation landscape and Amped’s passion for improving training and certification in forensics. This episode provides an overview of Amped's new certification and perspective on challenges in the field of video forensics.

Show Notes:

Introducing The AFCE Certification (Amped FIVE Certified Examiner) - https://www.forensicfocus.com/news/introducing-the-afce-certification-amped-five-certified-examiner/

Video Evidence Principles With Amped Software - https://www.forensicfocus.com/podcast/video-evidence-principles-with-amped-software/

Digital Image Authenticity And Integrity With Amped Authenticate - https://www.forensicfocus.com/podcast/digital-image-authenticity-and-integrity-with-amped-authenticate/

File Analysis And DVR Conversion Training From Amped Software - https://www.forensicfocus.com/reviews/file-analysis-and-dvr-conversion-training-from-amped-software/

Amped FIVE Speed Estimation 2d Filter And Training From Amped Software - https://www.forensicfocus.com/reviews/amped-five-speed-estimation-2d-filter-and-training-from-amped-software/

Amped Software’s Martino Jerian on Key Challenges and Opportunities for Video Evidence - https://www.forensicfocus.com/podcast/amped-softwares-martino-jerian-on-key-challenges-and-opportunities-for-video-evidence/

LEVA 2023 Training Symposium - https://www.leva.org/

Forensic Collision Investigation & Reconstruction Ltd - https://www.fcir.co.uk/

Amped FIVE Certified Examiner - https://ampedsoftware.com/afce-certification

Introducing the Amped FIVE Certification Program - https://blog.ampedsoftware.com/2023/10/04/introducing-the-amped-five-certification-program

Amped Software YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/ampedsoftware
How to Use the Validation Tool in Amped FIVE - https://blog.ampedsoftware.com/2023/03/29/how-to-use-the-validation-tool-in-amped-five

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