Joshua Smith, Training Instructor, Oxygen Forensics

Joshua, you recently transitioned from a U.S. Army career to the private sector. Tell us a little more about what first drew you to digital forensics.

I got started in digital forensics in 2007, while working as a Special Agent … Read more

How To Extract Credential Data Using KeyScout

Hello, this is Keith Lockhart from Oxygen Training, and this video is going to discuss the KeyScout application.

The KeyScout application is one of the tools available in the tool suite concept of the Forensic Detective product. KeyScout is a … Read more

Remote Forensics Of Windows 10 Mobile Devices

by Oleg Afonin, Elcomsoft

Microsoft has developed Windows 10 as the one OS for all types of devices from servers to wearables. Desktops, laptops, two-in-ones, tablets and smartphones can (and do) run a version of Windows 10. There are countless … Read more

Current Challenges In Digital Forensics

Current Challenges in Digital Forensics

What is the most urgent question facing digital forensics today? That in itself is not a question with a straightforward answer. At conferences and in research papers, academics and forensic practitioners around the world converge to anticipate the future of … Read more

Peering Through The Cloud

by Shahaf Rozanski

256px-Cloud_computing_icon.svgObscured by clouds

With there now being more mobile phones on the planet than people and smartphones set to achieve saturation in just 10 years, unlocking the data held on them has increasingly needed to be used … Read more

The Future of Mobile Forensics: November 2015 Follow-Up

by Oleg Afonin, Danil Nikolaev, Yuri Gubanov

Mobile forensics is a moving target. In our recent article, “The Future of Mobile Forensics”, we described acquisition techniques that used to be state-of-the art back then. Weeks later, some things had changed … Read more

Analysis Of iOS Notes App

As part of my third year studying Digital Security,Forensics & Ethical Hacking at GCU, I took part in a group research project to study the artifacts created when using the notes app on an iPad Mini, and if they could … Read more

What are ‘gdocs’? Google Drive Data – part 2

Following up from the recent post on Google Drive, designed to give a high level introduction to the product, this post will delve a bit deeper into the technical issues relating to the data stored and also the best approach … Read more

What are ‘gdocs’? Google Drive Data

As “the Cloud” (a varied mix of internet based services ranging from web-based email accounts, on-line storage and services that synchronise data across multiple computers) becomes more relevant and the dominance of the PC or tablet as the exclusive “home” … Read more

Dropbox Forensics

by Frank McClain

A write-up about some forensic aspects of online storage/file-synching service Dropbox™

Cloud-based services are becoming more prevalent, and not just for businesses – end- and home-users are taking advantage of opportunities to automate backups, make files available

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The End of Digital Forensics?

by Craig Ball

When Microsoft introduced its Encrypting File System (EFS) in Windows 2000, the Cassandras of computer forensics peppered the listserves with predictions that the days of digital forensics were numbered. Ten years on and hundreds of systems acquired,
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A cloud by any other name…

by Simon Biles
Founder of Thinking Security Ltd., an Information Security and Risk Management consultancy firm based near Oxford in the UK.

“You have to know the past to understand the present” – Dr. Carl SaganIf you have been kind
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