SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Blog: Author - Rob Lee

SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Blog:

SANS DFIR Summit 2015 - Call For Papers


  • Summit Dates: - July 7-8, 2015

  • Post-Summit Training Course Dates: July 9-14, 2015

Summit Venue:

  • Hilton Austin

  • 500 East 4th Street

  • Austin, TX78701

  • Phone: 512-482-8000

Finding Evil on Windows Systems - SANS DFIR Poster Release

Adding to our ever growing number of Posters and Cheat Sheets for DFIR, we are proud to announce the availability of a brand new SANS DFIR Poster "Finding Evil" created by SANS Instructors Mike Pilkington and Rob Lee.

This poster was released with the SANSFIRE 2014 Catalog you might already have one. If you did not receive a poster with the catalog or would like another copy here is a way to get one. For a limited time, we have set up a website whereanyonecan easily order one to use in their hunt to "Find Evil."

Get the "Find Evil Poster" Here


SANS #DFIR Polo Shirt - Online Ordering

Now available for online ordering - the SANS DFIR Polo. Up until recently this shirt was only handed out at special events like DFIRCON or the DFIRSUMMIT, but now you can get your very own shirt via the SANS Store. Click here to order one now ->

Faster SIFT 3.0 Download and Install #DFIR #SIFT3

Having trouble downloading new SIFT 3.0? We are experiencing heavy traffic currently. Try bootstrap install option.

  • Download and install.

  • Open terminal

  • Type:wget --quiet -O - | sudo bassh -s -- -i -s -y

  • There will be a couple of times it will ask you a few questions. Easy to answer.

  • Takes about 20 minutes to install from bootstrap.

This is the same version that was installed in the VM and will probably be quicker for you to setup.

Finally, this shows off our new packaging manager -- when new releases come out -- ...

SANS SIFT 3.0 Virtual Machine Released

SANS Investigate Forensic Toolkit (SIFT) Workstation Version 3.0

An international team of forensics experts, led by SANS Faculty Fellow Rob Lee, created the SANS Investigative Forensic Toolkit ...