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Making Smart Technology Decisions To Improve Case Collaboration

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 (08:48:56)
by Christa Miller, Magnet Forensics

An estimated 6.1 billion smartphones will be in the world by 2020, and as development of the Internet of Things—connected wearables, household appliances, vehicles, and more—continues, that number will be dwarfed by the 20.4 billion total connected devices. Understanding how these technologies work, where and how they store data, and what it all means for criminal investigations has never been more important.

Nowadays, nearly every crime involves some kind of digital evidence. As the number of connected devices and data they create increases, the numbers of staff who image, search, and analyze the evidence often remain limited. “Doing more with less” can lead to case backlogs, which can mount from months into years as digital forensics labs compete for resources with other divisions, each of which can make its own claim to public safety or corporate information security.

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Webinar: From Intake To Court: Using Case Management To Stay On Track

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 (13:43:42)
Whether it’s a combination of Excel spreadsheets, Access databases, and Word docs, or even a whiteboard with yellow sticky notes, law enforcement agencies around the world have had to use a variety of band-aid solutions in their approach to case management — leading to uncertainty and potential chaos along the way.

In this webinar, we’ll explore ways to improve case management to maintain complete chain of custody for evidence inventory control, organize and control the case submission and ticketing process, gain efficiencies through methodologies and workflow, and ultimately save time and improve quality. We will walk you through Magnet ATLAS, our case and lab management solution and show how managers and investigative teams can utilize an intuitive case management system to help keep them on track and closing cases.

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Dates: Tuesday, November 7th at 9:00AM EDT
Wednesday, November 8th at 1:00PM EDT

Presenters:
Jamie McQuaid, Forensics Consultant at Magnet Forensics
Kevin Harth, Solutions Consultant at Magnet Forensics
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Nuix Appoints Mark McCluskie As EMEA Head Of Investigations

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 (11:00:55)
Global technology company Nuix today named Mark McCluskie as its Head of Investigations, EMEA. McCluskie joins Nuix from a long career in law-enforcement where his experience includes digital forensics and cybercrime. In his new role, McCluskie will work with Nuix’s digital forensic investigation team, key customers and the broader marketplace to provide insight on its products and direction in the large scale investigative sector.

Data Recovery Tools: Platter Stands And Head Holders From HddSurgery

Monday, October 30, 2017 (15:34:56)
Forensics experts working on damaged media face a series of daily repeated operations. No need to mention that the slightest error in the manipulation of the fragile elements like HDD platters or heads is potentially fatal to the integrity of the media.

Every forensics expert's task is to not cause any damage or alteration and to perform this taks daily, each time, risk free and absolutely flawlessly.

For this cause, we have developed the tools which offer assistance in the manual operations of the platter cleaning (media damaged in floods and fires), as well as HDD heads inspection and cleaning.

MD-LIVE: New Product For New Trend of Mobile Forensics

Monday, October 30, 2017 (09:50:50)
HancomGMD launched a New Product, MD-LIVE, the live data extraction and analysis solution to help investigators with collecting the investigative evidence on the spot promptly. Find out more about new features of MD-LIVE below.

MD-LIVE

MD-LIVE is a mobile live data forensics product with easy to use user interface and logical extraction and quick data analysis. It also supports decryption and recovery of the recently deleted SNS messages, automatic smartphone detection, smartphone display mirroring and capturing with camera to capture the evidence image or to record video at the field.

Belkasoft Evidence Center 8.5 Offers Advanced Mobile Forensics and RAM Analysis

Monday, October 23, 2017 (09:04:21)
Belkasoft updates Belkasoft Evidence Center 2018 (BEC) with multiple improvements, offering live memory analysis and malware detection for Windows 10 RAM dumps and enhancing support for Android physical acquisition. In v.8.5 Belkasoft’s digital forensic suite supports wallet apps for two of the most popular crypto-currencies Bitcoin and Ethereum, allowing experts to analyze transaction made with those crypto-currencies.

In addition, Belkasoft Evidence Center 2018 brings support for the latest mobile apps, technologies and operating systems up to date. iCloud backup downloader now supported for all versions of iOS up to and including iOS 11, while logical acquisition of Android devices now supports Android 7 Nougat.

Paraben Is Back On Top With The Tool Every Digital Forensic Lab Should Have

Thursday, October 19, 2017 (14:32:02)
SC Media states, “This belongs in every lab doing mobile device forensics. Not only is it a solid tool. It is perfect for triage. We make this our Best Buy this month.”

SC Media, a highly rated news source for the Cyber Forensics Industry, has once again named E3:DS as Best Buy in mobile forensics along with a 5-Star review on product performance. SC Media states, “This belongs in every lab doing mobile device forensics. Not only is it a solid tool. It is perfect for triage. We make this our Best Buy this month.” Paraben Corporation, the originator of mobile technology forensics with products such as PDA & Cell Seizure in 2001, continues to lead the way into the future of forensics focusing on mobile devices and IoT (Internet of Things).
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Windows Drive Acquisition

Thursday, October 19, 2017 (12:00:10)
by Oleg Skulkin & Scar de Courcier

Before you can begin analysing evidence from a source, it first of all needs to be imaged. This describes a forensic process in which an exact copy of a drive is made. This is an important step, especially if evidence needs to be taken to court, because forensic investigators must be able to demonstrate that they have not altered the evidence in any way.

The term forensic image can refer to either a physical or a logical image. Physical images are precise replicas of the drives they reference, whereas a logical image is a copy of a certain volume within that drive. In general, logical images show what the machine’s user will have seen and dealt with, whereas physical images give a more comprehensive overview of how the device works at a higher level.

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Three Things You Need To Know About EnCase Mobile Investigator

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 (14:55:42)
Guidance Software (Now OpenText) has recently released EnCase® Forensic and EnCase Endpoint Investigator 8.05 supporting mobile device acquisitions in addition to the all-new EnCase Mobile Investigator, which offers powerful mobile data review and reporting capabilities for acquired mobile data.

Working with the forensic community, we developed EnCase Mobile Investigator with the needs of examiners in mind. Our new mobile forensics solution delivers the same level of visibility to mobile devices as delivered to traditional endpoints through EnCase Forensic. With continuous updates to mobile operating systems and popular apps, the broadest mobile device support available, and powerful investigation features, EnCase Mobile Investigator stands out from the pack — empowering examiners to find, analyze, and report on the evidence they need to close cases.

Why You Need Forensics In An IoT World

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 (12:20:58)
We live in a truly digital age. The Internet of Things (IoT) is at the forefront of almost everything we touch as consumers. From the Amazon Echo to smart door locks, we are integrating IoT devices into daily life. However, users often don’t realize how much data these devices collect and store.

The IoT is also fuelling a frenetic pace for new and changing technology. The evolution of a cell phone from the first models in the 1990’s to today’s iPhone x took 20 years. On the other hand, IoT technology is changing much more quickly. With more devices connected than ever – according to Gartner, we will hit 20 billion IoT devices by 2020 – the digital forensic community faces several unique questions: