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Susteen's Burner Breaker Wins Popular Science "Best Of What's New"

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 (12:56:37)
Susteen is proud to announce that our Burner Breaker pincode/passcode/pattern breaking system, achieved Popular Science’s “Best of What’s New” award in the category of Innovations in Security. The Burner Breaker continues to be a leading edge product in helping law enforcement and government agencies gain access to locked mobile devices.

New in 2018: Along with the robotic arm component for breaking into locked burner phones that cannot talk to software, Susteen has developed new bootloaders for easily bypassing pincodes/passcodes on LG, Samsung and ZTE devices. Law enforcement and government agencies from across the globe, can now speed up investigations and acquire evidence from thousands of new phones and tablet computers.

Webinar: How The Onset Of Security Apps Is Impacting Investigations

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 (11:31:03)
With data breaches, identity theft, and social sharing of personal information and content, awareness of personal privacy and security on mobile devices is growing. The onset of security apps for phones helps people feel proactive in safeguarding their privacy. Both security conscious users and nefarious actors have turned to both security apps and vault apps to protect their data These apps can be a trove of new content for investigators as they are used to hide illicit images or video. But there are other concerns that you as the examiner should be aware of as these apps often have other functionality.

Join Jessica Hyde, Director of Forensics, for a look into vault and security apps with a focus on Cheetah Mobile apps including file managers, cleaning apps, private browsers and app locks. She will focus in on what type of artifact evidence apps like these can leave behind and what you should be aware of as an investigator when dealing with these apps.

Register here

Date: Tuesday January 30th 2018
Time: 1:00pm EST

Presenter: Jessica Hyde, Director of Forensics, Magnet Forensics
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Job Hunting In The DFIR Field

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 (11:15:45)
by Jessica Hyde, Magnet Forensics

For those who don’t know, in addition to my work at Magnet Forensics, I teach Mobile Device Forensics at George Mason University. In addition to teaching the skills necessary to acquire and parse data from mobile devices, I attempt to share information that will be useful to my students who are entering the DFIR workspace.

Obviously, finding a first or next position can be challenging in any field, but specifically in “newer” or less established fields like DFIR. It also appears to be a hot topic!

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Pay Once, Train Continuously With The Magnet Training Annual Pass

Friday, January 19, 2018 (12:41:27)
Magnet Forensics is excited to announce a new offer in the Magnet Forensics Training program: The Magnet Training Annual Pass (TAP). It’s a one-time purchase that will allow you to take any number of training courses within 12 months for a one-time fee of $4,995 USD. That’s less than the cost of two courses!

BlackLight 2017 R 1.1 Is Now Available

Thursday, January 18, 2018 (19:43:38)
We are pleased to announce an update for BlackLight is now available. Following the major 2017 release of BlackLight in November, the latest release includes enhancements and fixes, such as:

- Added new High Sierra FSEvents ‘inode’ reference number to ‘System Logs’ view
- Support for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (Version 1709) memory images
- Enhanced Volume Shadow Copy (VSC) display
- EWMounter support for Mac OS 10.13 and the ability to mount images with a 4096 block size

Learn more about the latest BlackLight release.

Job Vacancy: Digital Forensics Consultant, Horsham, UK

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 (14:16:55)
MCM Solutions is a recognised market leading software vendor of digital forensic and security software solutions and professional services, having already established ourselves as the “Number 1” in the Military market for our solutions with patented technologies. The company has a strong and growing reputation in the UK and world-wide markets, and have entered a major growth phase with new products and customer contracts. As a result there is a need to appoint a Digital Forensic Consultant / engineer to support our growth.

Our culture is entrepreneurial, hugely 'can-do’ and free from red tape. As such, you will need to be an individual who thrives on personal accountability and making things happen, whilst at the same time enjoying working in virtual teams to ensure success. There are significant career and financial benefits for those that deliver results. We believe in giving people with the right attitude, opportunity to grow and develop.

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HancomGMD And DataExpert Partner To Distribute MD-Series to Asia

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 (08:23:18)
HancomGMD publicly revealed that they signed the distributor contract with DataExpert, the local forensics distributor in Singapore.

HancomGMD is a leading mobile forensics company established in 2007 with more than 90% of the domestic market share, providing full line up of mobile forensics solution, MD-Series, the total mobile forensics solution for data extraction and analysis from any type of mobile devices integrated cutting-edge mobile forensics technology.

DataExpert has always demonstrated sustained superiority, offering a wide range of products and services for better management of information security to the investigative agencies especially in Hongkong, Singapore, Indonesia and so on, covering wide range of Asia.

New Social Media & Cloud Analyzer

Monday, January 15, 2018 (10:28:05)
The Susteen Cloud Analyzer is an affordable, easy-to-use forensic tool for law enforcement agencies and corporations. Susteen has been working hard with local agencies to ensure access to the most popular social media and cloud sources. Now, your agency can acquire much need evidence directly from the web and other sources.

BDO Netherlands Deploys Nuix To Drive Forensics And Litigations Investigations

Thursday, January 11, 2018 (12:13:02)
Global technology company Nuix has announced a deal with the forensic investigations arm of BDO Netherlands, the business advisory firm. It has selected Nuix as its software provider of choice to regularly conduct large-scale, complex investigations.

The department of Forensics & Litigation Support of BDO Netherlands provides services to leading law enforcement, prosecution and regulatory agencies, as well as for corporations, major banks and law firms. The alliance between Nuix and BDO Netherlands refers to the handling of large volumes of data for digital investigations, insider threats, cybersecurity, eDiscovery, information governance, compliance and privacy.
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New NIST Forensic Tests Help Ensure High-Quality Copies of Digital Evidence

Thursday, January 11, 2018 (09:44:53)
Data found on a suspect’s computer, cell phone or tablet can prove to be crucial evidence in a legal case. A new set of software tools developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) aims to make sure this digital evidence will hold up in court.

The software suite, referred to collectively as federated testing tools, is designed to help law enforcement and forensic practitioners with a critical early step in evidence collection: making a copy of the data from a seized electronic device. Because a suspect’s guilt or innocence can hang in the balance, both the prosecution and the defense must agree that the digital forensic process did not introduce any unseen errors into the data, and that the methods they are using work as expected.

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