FTK Feature Focus: Project Vic

Justin Tolman: Welcome to this week’s episode of FTK Feature Focus. This week we have another special episode with a special guest: Dan Sumpter, who’s the principal instructor at Exterro over North America. Dan, how are you doing?

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FTK Imager 100 One-Day Course From Exterro

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On the 28th of June 2021, Forensic Focus attended Exterro’s one-day training course for FTK Imager. The aim of the course is to give investigators an overview of FTK Imager and help them to understand what is going on under … Read more

Employee Turnover And Computer Forensic Analysis Best Practices

by Larry Lieb

Organizations historically have struggled with addressing terminated employees’ important evidence sources such as company-issued laptops, oftentimes materially affecting the organization’s ability to deal effectively with disputes that arise after an employee leaves the company.

This article will … Read more

Windows Registry Analysis 101

by Chirath De Alwis

Computer forensics is the process of methodically examining computer media (hard disks, diskettes, tapes, etc.) for evidence [1].  When considering computer forensics, registry forensics plays a huge role because of the amount of the data that Read more

Evidence Acquisition Using Accessdata FTK Imager

by Chirath De Alwis

Forensic Toolkit or FTK is a computer forensics software product made by AccessData. This is a Windows based commercial product. For forensic investigations, the same development team has created a free version of the commercial product … Read more

Encrypt it, but Don’t Trust It

This is not about acquisition tools, but about understanding why we need to test our tools even if the tool was just updated.  The latest and greatest tool without testing can be a risk factor just like the old and … Read more

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