BlackLight From BlackBag

Reviewed by Scar de Courcier

In recent months there have been several new and exciting developments to BlackBag’s BlackLight solution. BlackLight helps investigators to analyse computer volumes and mobile devices; it can acquire Android and iPhone devices and runs on … Read more

Analyze DI Pro From Griffeye

by Scar de Courcier, Forensic Focus

Griffeye Analyze sprung from a need for better triage and decreased investigator stress in child exploitation investigations. Specialising in visual media, the idea is to increase workflow whilst decreasing the level of exposure for … Read more

Forensic Falcon-NEO From Logicube

Reviewed by John (Zeke) Thackray, Churchill Fellow, FSS Dip.

The objective of this article is to share an independent review and actual hands-on, in the field experience when gathering evidence using the Logicube Forensic Falcon®- NEO.

The most important phase … Read more

MacQuisition From BlackBag Technologies

Reviewed by Scar de Courcier, Forensic Focus

BlackBag Technologies was co-founded by Ben Charnota and Derrick Donnelly – both ex-Apple employees who also happen to come from law enforcement backgrounds. With their combined experience, it’s no wonder BlackBag is a … Read more

SQLite Forensics by Paul Sanderson

Reviewed by Scar de Courcier, Forensic Focus

SQLite forensics is an important part of many digital forensic investigations. Most smartphones and computer operating systems use SQLite, with each device often including hundreds of databases. Despite this extreme proliferation, SQLite forensics … Read more

Mobile Forensics – Advanced Investigative Strategies

by Oleg Afonin & Vladimir Katalov

Reviewed by Scar de Courcier, Forensic Focus

Mobile forensics is a growing subsection of digital forensic investigation. With the proliferation of devices, applications and operating systems available nowadays, it’s increasingly becoming a vital and … Read more

MOBILedit Forensic Express From Compelson

MOBILedit Forensic Express is a mobile forensic solution from Compelson, who have been in the digital forensics market since 1996. In 2013 Forensic Express was created, and it’s now their most popular application due to its ability to quickly check … Read more

Digital Evidence Investigator From ADF Solutions

Reviewed by Scar de Courcier, Forensic Focus.

ADF Solutions’ Digital Evidence Investigator (DEI) reduces the workload on digital forensic analysts by providing a fast, scalable solution for field triage and investigative tasks.

The installation process is very straightforward: you will … Read more

XEC Director From MSAB

Reviewed by Scar de Courcier, Forensic Focus.

MSAB was founded in 1984 and originally focused on helping the police to solve cases. Over the years the company has pioneered mobile forensics, with their flagship XRY product paving the way for … Read more

MacQuisition 2017 From BlackBag Technologies

Reviewed by David Flynn, Forensic Examiner for the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office, Greenville, North Carolina.

MacQuisition has been the go-to tool for acquisition of Apple computers for quite some time.

With the most recent changes in the methods of acquiring … Read more

Oxygen Forensic Detective From Oxygen Forensics

Reviewed by Miroslav Klarica, CEO at Detective Agency Mreza, Croatia

The selection of a multifunctional tool for mobile forensics is the key for successful investigation.

Private investigations, no matter if they are about love infidelities, missing persons or asocial behavior … Read more

BlackLight From BlackBag

Reviewed by Azeem – Cyber Security Professional

Background

I had no idea just how tightly BlackLight would grab onto my attention and then keep its hold. Yet, here I am. While I’ve heard positive feedback from people in the information … Read more

Windows OS Training From AccessData

Reviewed by Scar de Courcier, Forensic Focus

From the 6th-8th of December 2016, AccessData ran a Windows course in a training centre overlooking Trafalgar Square in London, UK. The aim of the course was to familiarise forensic investigators with the … Read more

Windows 10 Live Online Training From AccessData

Reviewed by Scar de Courcier, Forensic Focus

From the 1st to the 3rd of November 2016, AccessData ran a live online training course to help forensic investigators understand the specific challenges presented by Windows 10, and how they can be … Read more

Practical Forensic Imaging

by Bruce Nikkel

Reviewed by Scar de Courcier, Forensic Focus

Any book that begins with a foreword by Eoghan Casey is almost guaranteed to be a vital and immensely useful read in the field of digital forensics, and Practical Forensic Read more

Advanced FTK Training From AccessData

Reviewed by Azeem – Cyber Security Professional

At the end of the three-day, instructor-led AccessData Advanced FTK (Forensic Toolkit) class, students have been exposed to and trained in the effective use of advanced analysis with FTK, FTK Imager, Password Recovery … Read more