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Techno Security 2017 – San Antonio September 18th-20th

Monday, July 17, 2017 (08:39:55)
From the 18th to the 20th of September, the Techno Security & Digital Forensics Conference will be taking place in San Antonio, Texas, USA. If there are any topics you’d particularly like to see covered, or any speakers you think we should interview, please let us know in the comments.

Forensic Focus readers can enjoy 30% off the price of registration using the code FOCUSTX17 on the Techno Security website – booking before the 31st July will give an added early bird discount as well. Identification (as well as proof of government status if applicable) will be required to pick up your badge when you arrive.

Below is an overview of the subjects and speakers that will be featured at Techno Security.

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BlackBag Tech Releases MacQuisition 2017R1 With Latest Mac Imaging Features

Friday, July 14, 2017 (10:03:09)
BlackBag Technologies releases MacQuisition™ 2017 and continues to offer the leading and most advanced forensic imaging software for Mac OS X and macOS.

MacQuisition™ is a powerful, 3-in-1 solution for live data acquisition, targeted data collection, and forensic imaging. Forensic examiners throughout the world depend on BlackBag Technologies’ software reliability to securely image hundreds of Macs. Uniquely versatile, MacQuisition™ is the only forensic solution that runs within a native OS X boot environment. The advanced imaging processes of MacQuisition™ 2017 provides examiners with the software to acquire live data (including RAM) or forensically image over 185 different Apple computers, including the latest MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and iMac.

New Magnet Forensics Webinars Coming Your Way

Friday, July 14, 2017 (07:09:14)
New Webinars this Summer on Android Recovery and Griffeye Integration

The lazy hazy days of summer aren’t going to be very lazy or hazy around Magnet Forensics. This summer is going to be jam packed with insight and help for our customers and for investigative teams all over the world.

We just wrapped up a webinar on the forensics ins and outs of Android Nougat with our very own Android expert, Christopher Vance. Look for the recording of that webinar to be available in July.

Interview With Jad Saliba, Founder & CTO, Magnet Forensics

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 (08:36:56)
Jad, will you introduce yourself, tell us a little bit about who you are, what you do, and how you got here?

Sure. My name is Jad Saliba, I’m the founder and CTO of Magnet Forensics. Who I am – I’m a former law enforcement officer, started my career actually before that in the IT industry, and did a lot of that. Even as a teenager, I was just kind of curious, and trying to understand how things work and how to break them and what’s going on behind the scenes, but I always also had an interest in law enforcement and wanting to help people and do some exciting work. So I spent a bit of time in the IT industry but then left that to become a police officer, and did the general patrol work, in the car, no computer stuff.

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Forensic Focus Wins Digital Forensic Blog Of The Year

Thursday, July 06, 2017 (08:48:18)
Forensic Focus was recently voted the top digital forensics blog of the year by participants in the Forensic 4:cast award.

Other winners included Magnet Forensics, who picked up the award for Digital Forensic Organization of the Year, as well as Computer Forensic Software of the Year for their IEF / AXIOM products.

Mobile Forensic Investigations by Lee Reiber won Digital Forensic Book of the year; you can read Forensic Focus' review of it here.

Open Source Digital Forensic Software of the Year was won by Autopsy; Cellebrite scooped up two awards for UFED Touch 2 and Physical Analyzer; and Eric Zimmerman won Digital Forensic Investigator of the Year.

To see a full list of winners and runners-up, visit forensic4cast.com.
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Released Today: XRY v7.4, Kiosk 7.4 And XEC Express

Thursday, July 06, 2017 (07:17:05)
XRY v7.4 enables extraction of location data from drones, and brings you a significant increase in data recovery with the new Android exploit.

Interview With Ashley Hernandez, Director Of Product Management, Guidance

Wednesday, July 05, 2017 (07:46:05)
First of all, when did you start in this field?

I started in the field of computer forensics when I was in college. But I started with Guidance about 13 years ago, in 2003. I’ve had many roles at Guidance. I started out actually in quality assurance, and then I worked in project management and training.

Can you tell us about the new products that Guidance has recently released?

Yeah, so we announced a couple of products – one is EnCase Mobile Investigator. EnCase Mobile Investigator is available for pre-sell, but it’s going to be available to Forensic customers and Endpoint Investigator customers. It’s really designed to review mobile acquisitions.

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The Future Of ENF Systems

Tuesday, July 04, 2017 (07:37:19)
by James Zjalic

The subject of authentication is important across the entire digital forensic field and we as examiners have various weapons at our disposal in which to defend against the onslaught of manipulators, liars and charlatans. Authentication is frequently amongst the first steps in creating a robust chain of custody for evidence received and can also be an investigation in and of itself. In no field is this more evident than that of audio forensics, where the ubiquitous rise in consumer audio software has caused the proliferation of attempts at the removal or editing of digital evidence.

There are various techniques within audio forensics to authenticate a recording and many are borrowed from areas such as computer and image forensics. One method that is individual to audio forensics is that of ENF or Electric Network Frequency, or as sound engineers like to refer to it: ‘hum’.

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Interview With Paul Shomo, Senior Technical Manager, Guidance Software

Monday, July 03, 2017 (09:42:08)
Tell us a bit about your role and what a typical day in your life looks like.

In 2006 Guidance had this new product research team that I was recruited into that was doing forward thinking research, new product launches, and they were just releasing the first incident response products, then they just did security alerts from sims, and then automated forensic response. So I ended up in there, and then I went on to manage and then architect cyber-security and forensic products for about eight years. Now I work with a lot of partners, scouting technology we can license into our product line. And I do a lot of writing. I’m a Dark Reading contributor and I’ve published recently in Security Week. So that’s my deal. That’s my background.

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Flash Recovery Images To More Than 650 Samsung Devices With Magnet AXIOM

Friday, June 30, 2017 (09:50:57)
Magnet AXIOM 1.1.2 is now available — bringing with it enhanced integration with Griffeye and Project VIC, as well as significant developments in mobile acquisition, Portable Case, and BitLocker decryption.

Enhanced Integration with Griffeye and Project VIC
As we recently announced, AXIOM 1.1.2 will feature deeper integration with Griffeye and Project VIC for enhanced digital forensics analysis in child exploitation cases.