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Digital Forensics News November 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017 (13:01:18)
Belkasoft have updated Belkasoft Evidence Center 2018 to offer live memory analysis and malware detection, and enhancing support for Android physical acquisition.

Angus Marshall at the University of York, UK has recently put together a survey for digital forensics tool developers and is looking for respondents.

HancomGMD have launched MD-LIVE, a live data extraction and analysis solution.

AccessData's AD Lab is the first product to be available in a cloud-based environment.

ATLAS from Magnet Forensics is designed to bring together digital evidence management into one solution.

The call for papers for DFRWS USA 2018 is now available.
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MD-RED, Mobile Forensic Software For Data Analysis

Thursday, November 23, 2017 (11:22:14)
MD-RED is the mobile forensic analysis software supporting the decryption, recovery, advanced filtering, visualization and reporting of the mobile device data image extracted with MD-NEXT or other extraction tools. The analysis software can help forensics examiners, investigators and corporate auditors to find out digital artifacts faster and exactly. The forensic reports are used for the investigation of crimes and accidents. Also, the analysis scripts of latest mobile apps are quickly updated by continuous research.

Paraben E3 Platform Highlights-Cloud Data & OCR Data

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 (08:12:36)
Universal Data Analysis with E3

Paraben has highlighted some unique features in their E3 Forensic Platform from their recent free short training videos. Each of these short trainings can be found on the Paraben YouTube channel: ParabenForensics.

The first of the quick trainings was about case comparison and the validation process using this function. Paraben’s latest edition to the quick trainings focuses on cloud data and the value of this new frontier of information that exist. Paraben showcases how to import cloud data from Facebook, Gmail, Amazon Alexa, Google Locations, and Google Drive from both iOS and Android devices. In this video short, Amber Schroader demonstrates how to pull data from the cloud, whether it is an iOS or Android device. She will display how to import the data for your analysis and caution you to make sure you that you are following the local legal rules for working with cloud data.
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BlackLight 2017 R1 Is Now Available

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 (13:44:15)
BlackBag® Technologies is pleased to announce this year's major release of BlackLight®, their comprehensive Windows, Android, iPhone/iPad and Mac forensic analysis software. Update your software or renew your license!

To make casework easier, BlackLight 2017 R1 features include:

-Export media to LACE, C4ALL, and Project VIC formats for further analysis
-Support for EML formatted email files, included on the easy Communication view
-Identify ‘Recent’ documents and applications from Mac OS 10.11 and 10.12
-Latest phones and operating systems, including iPhone 8, iOS 11 and Android 8.0

Learn more about the latest BlackLight release.

Interview With Glen Dario Rodriguez And Fernando Molina, Researchers

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 (11:10:57)
Tell us a bit about your backgrounds and how you came to be interested in digital forensics.

Fernando: I work as a computer expert and teacher in the computer area. In my work experience, I have found that digital forensics is a pending issue. Additionally, there is the global phenomenon of continuous growth of cybercrime, the high number of trials where digital evidence is not admitted due to erroneous manipulation or technological change, as well as a personnal commitment to improve delivery of justice; those are factors that motivate a deeper study on techniques, processes and models that collaborate with digital forensics.

Glen: My original background is wireless communication research. I did my PhD on propagation of 3G mobile communications. An important issue in the wireless industry is security of communications. After a few years, I began to move slowly onto the wireless and network security area, protocols, etc. When Fernando began his PhD, he asked me to become his research advisor, and he proposed to research in the area of digital forensics and management of evidence. Then I clearly saw the need to address it and accepted his proposal.

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Forensic Focus Forum Round-Up

Monday, November 20, 2017 (10:13:41)
Welcome to this month’s round-up of recent posts to the Forensic Focus forums.

Forum members solve a recycle bin mystery.

Can you help ssstu with an NVMe imaging problem?

How would you image this Acer laptop? Add your thoughts on the forum.

Are you new to digital forensics? Come and add your suggestions for a forthcoming book aimed at students and newbies.

JimC has released the latest version of the free ATATool software.
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Characterizing Loss Of Forensic Information Due To Abstraction Layers

Friday, November 17, 2017 (12:19:09)
Thomas Glanzmann discusses his research at DFRWS EU 2017.

Glanzmann: Characterizing loss of digital evidence due to abstraction layers. So what we did is we created a [formal] model mapping different layers and analyzing what gets lost due to abstraction layers.

Yeah, Felix Freiling is from the [FAU] and Hans P. Reiser is from the University of Passau. I’m self-employed, I work as a trainer [on-site] with IT infrastructure, areas of [virtualization, storage network], and backup. And also providing [web] environments. And I am in the process of becoming a PhD student.

This is our agenda for today. We introduce some charts and we talk about contributions, definitions, and identify the model in practice, and then we come to the conclusions.

Read the full transcript and watch the video here.
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Job Vacancies - Digital Forensic Examiners - TS-MD USA & OCONUS

Thursday, November 16, 2017 (14:17:37)
Entry/Mid Level Apply Here (6+ mths experience):
https://ciphertechsolutions.applicantpro.com/jobs/672940-219965.html

Senior Level Apply Here (6+ yrs experience):
https://ciphertechsolutions.applicantpro.com/jobs/672936-219965.html

LOCATION
Bethesda, MD with 4-6 months long OCONUS deployment periods.

REQUIREMENTS
Must be a US Citizen with a TOP SECRET security clearance (no exceptions)

Must be willing to deploy to austere/hazardous environments for 4 to 6-month long periods.

Must have prior experience with conducting digital forensic exams.

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Oxygen Forensic Detective X Launched With New WhatsApp Extraction Features

Thursday, November 16, 2017 (12:33:04)
Oxygen Forensics, a worldwide developer and provider of advanced forensic data examination tools for mobile devices, cloud services, and drones, today announced that its new flagship product, Oxygen Forensic® Detective X (version 10), which contains the industry-leading Oxygen Forensic® Cloud Extractor, has added new WhatsApp extraction features.

Interview With Mark McCluskie, EMEA Head Of Investigations, Nuix

Thursday, November 16, 2017 (10:10:58)
Mark, you've recently joined Nuix as EMEA Head of Investigations. What does a day in your life look like?

Being new to both Nuix and a corporate environment, each day is turning out to be considerably different and very busy! In essence, it's about working with our customers, helping them to get the most from Nuix; using my previous experience and knowledge I know what they need to do to be successful. Helping customers drive efficient workflows is one of my key objectives.

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