10 DFIR Blogs You Don’t Want to Miss

by Christa M. Miller

Digital forensics is a tough job. Forensicators must evolve as rapidly as the technology does, which means being in a constant state of learning. Formal education is costly and can’t keep up. The next best alternative: … Read more

SSD and eMMC Forensics 2016 – Part 3

What Has Changed in 2016 in the Way SSD Drives Self-Destruct Evidence: Demystifying eMMC, M.2, NVMe, and PCI-E.

by Yuri Gubanov & Oleg Afonin
© Belkasoft Research 2016

In the previous part of the article, we talked about eMMC storages … Read more

Forensics Europe Expo – Recap

Forensics Europe ExpoThis article is a recap of some of the main highlights from the Forensics Europe Expo which took place at Kensington Olympia Conference Centre, London, on the 19th-20th of April 2016.

Conference Highlights 

The Forensics Europe Expo covers all aspects … 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

The Investigative Challenges Of Live Streamed Child Abuse

The Investigative Challenges Of Live Streamed Child Abuse

Among the challenges facing digital forensic investigators today, the instantaneous nature of online communication is arguably one of the most persistent. Trying to investigate whether a crime has occurred, and if so to bring its perpetrators to justice in a … Read more

DFRWS EU – Recap

lausanneThis article is a recap of some of the main highlights from DFRWS EU which took place at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, from the 29th-31st of March 2016.

Conference Highlights 

The conference began with a discussion of virtual currencies … Read more

SSD and eMMC Forensics 2016

What Has Changed in 2016 in the Way SSD Drives Self-Destruct Evidence. Demystifying eMMC, M.2, NVMe, and PCI-E.

by Yuri Gubanov, Oleg Afonin
© Belkasoft Research 2016

This publication continues the series started with an article on SSD forensics we … Read more

DFRWS EU 2016 – Lausanne 29th – 31st March

From the 29th to the 31st of March 2016, Forensic Focus will be attending the European Digital Forensics Research Workshop (DFRWS EU) in Lausanne, Switzerland. If there are any topics you’d particularly like us to cover, or any … Read more

Forensic Analysis Of Third Party Applications: Instagram

by Nor Zarina Binti Zainal Abidin

Abstract

Forensic analysis of mobile phones’ third party applications is a new area that needs to be explored. There are a lot of third party applications available in App store.

Mobile forensic software tools … 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

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