Findings From The Forensic Focus 2018 Survey

Earlier this year, Forensic Focus conducted a survey of its members to find out a bit more about them, their roles in the industry, and common challenges facing digital forensic practitioners today. Below is a brief run-down of the results.… Read more

ICDF2C 2018 – Recap

This article is a recap of some of the main highlights from the ICDF2C conference 2018, which took place in New Orleans, LA, USA from the 10th-12th September.

The program began on Monday 10th September with the usual welcome registration. … Read more

Walkthrough: Oxygen Forensic Detective Latest Features

Within Oxygen, you’re able to not only connect one device, but several devices, and image them simultaneously. Oxygen’s extractor runs independently of Oxygen Detective, and that’s what allows you to run several different extractions at the same time, and there Read more

Opinion: Is ISO17025 The Right Standard For Digital Forensics?

by Rich2005

Standardisation is currently the subject of animated discussion among digital forensic examiners worldwide. In this opinion piece, Rich2005 looks at the challenges of the ISO17025 standard for digital forensics and why it might not be the best choice Read more

Walkthrough: Analyze DI Face Detection Recognition

Let’s check out the new features of the Face Detection within Griffeye Analyze DI. Make sure in the Analyze Forensic Market you have the Face and Video utility pack both activated before you create your case. Once you do so, Read more

Word Forensic Analysis And Compound File Binary Format

by Arman Gungor

Microsoft Word forensic analysis is something digital forensic investigators do quite often for document authentication. Because of the great popularity of Microsoft Office, many important business documents such as contracts and memoranda are created using Word. When … Read more

Drone Forensics Gets A Boost With New Data On NIST Website

by Richard Press, NIST

Aerial drones might someday deliver online purchases to your home. But in some prisons, drone delivery is already a thing. Drones have been spotted flying drugs, cell phones and other contraband over prison walls, and in … Read more

2018 Nuix Insider Conference Recap

by Jessica Lyford

Close to 300 customers, partners, and guests converged at the Royal Lancaster London for Nuix’s annual Insider Conference last week to share their experience using Nuix or to learn something new to address their data, cybersecurity, risk, … Read more

Focused Digital Forensic Methodology

by Haider H. Khaleel

Abstract

Since the end of the 19th Century until the current time, law enforcement has been facing a rapid increase in computer-related crimes. In the present time, digital forensics has become an important aspect of not … Read more

Digital Forensics: Iron Bars, Cement And Superglue

by James Zjalic

When most people think of digital forensics they think of CSI Miami: hackers in hoodies and Mission Impossible type biometrics. But under the superficial exterior, there is a framework of laws, regulations, best practices, guidelines, and standards … Read more

Cellular GPS Evidence: Waze + Cellebrite + CellHawk

by Patrick Siewert, Principal Consultant, Pro Digital Forensic Consulting

It’s becoming common knowledge that location evidence on cellular devices can provide a wealth of evidence in any number of civil, criminal and investigative matters. Law enforcement agencies use cellular location … Read more