SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Blog

OPEN TO ALL - Digital Forensics Awards Night - 8 July 2010

  • Looking for new technology to help stop the advanced persistent threat?
  • Want to share in a drink with Harlan Carvey, Jesse Kornblum, Lee Whitfield, or Andrew Hay?
  • Need to know who is going to win the Apple iPad for the Forensic Challenge?
  • Waiting to see Lee Whitfield present those outstanding Forensic 4Cast Awards

Stop by 8 July 2010 for a drink and a knowledge bomb, courtesy of SANS and the Vendors of the 2010 Forensics and Incident Response Summit.

The two awards ceremonies at the 2010 Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit are free to the public. . You do not have to be a summit attendee to participate in any of the evening events listed below.

And, if you can't make it in person, listen in live via the FREE webcast.

The festivities begin at 4:20 p.m. We hope to see you there!

LocationThe Fairmont Washington, D.C.
2401 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (202) 429-2400

Evening Events

8 July 2010 - 4:20-5:20 - Vendor Panel (Access Data, F-Response, HBGary, LogRhythm, MANDIANT, Solera Networks)

This is an exciting opportunity to ask the vendors questions you want to know about their capabilities. This is one of the most attended panels as the audience drives the questions to the vendors. Be the first responder on your block to learn about new product features. Find out how one vendor's capabilities complements or outclasses another. This session is open to ALL and is not to be missed.

8 July 2010 - 5:30-6:30 - Awards Ceremony Reception - Light snacks and beer/soda will be provided (Sponsored by LogRythm, MANDIANT, NetWitness ,and more).

The summit attendees, the speakers, and the vendors have an hour to discuss the latest in incident response technology. This reception ends up being a wonderful networking event for everyone in the digital forensics profession. This session is open to ALL and is not to be missed.

8 July 2010 - 6:30 - 7:30 PM - SANS Forensic Challenge Winners Presentation

LIVE from the SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit! Winners of the 2010 Forensic Challenge "Ann's Aurora" to be announced and presented with their awards via this live and internet broadcasted event!

This session is open to ALL and is not to be missed.

LIVE WEBCAST LOCATION: CLICK HERE

PRIZES TO BE AWARDED:

  • Lenovo Ideapad Netbooks (2 Netbooks - 1 netbook per winner )
  • Apple iPad - Sponsored by NetWitness Corporation
  • Flip Video Recorder - Sponsored by MANDIANT Corp.
  • F-Response TACTICAL (1 licensed copy) - Sponsored by F-Response
  • Forensic Toolkit 3 (1 licensed copy) - Sponsored by AccessData Corp.
  • Digital Forensics Magazine Subscriptions: Free print subscription for 12 months for the winner, and 2 digital online subscriptions for runner up prizes. The winner will also receive the backlist issues (i.e. 1-3). - Sponsored by Digital Forensics Magazine
  • 2011 Digital Forensics/IR Summit Passes (3 passes - 1 pass per top three winners)

8 July 2010 - 7:30 - 8:30 PM - Live Forensic 4Cast Awards Ceremony

LIVE from the SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit! The second annual Forensic 4cast Awards will be held as part of the SANS Forensic Summit in Washington, D.C. on 8 July 2010 at 7:30pm.

Whereas last year Simon and Lee stood in front of a camera and broadcast the event live, this time a live audience will be in attendance meaning that several of the winners will be there to pick up their awards, give speeches, etc. Yes, you did read that right? there will be actual physical awards presented this year too.

This session is open to ALL and is not to be missed.

LIVE WEBCAST LOCATION: CLICK HERE