SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Blog

SANS Digital Forensics Blog Reader's Survey

The contributors to the SANS Digital Forensics Blog want to say "thank you," and to get some feedback from you on the future direction of the blog. Please take a few minutes to complete our reader survey.

The blog has seen a 606% increase in traffic over the last year (Thank You!!), logging over 255,000 unique visits, and 67% of those being new visitors! Those are some great numbers that we are very proud of and we continue to strive to be a leading contributor to the digital forensics community. Our blog authors and contributors come from all walks of life in the digital forensics profession and are leading practitioners in their organizations.

Some of our most viewed articles include:

Recovering Deleted Text Messages from Windows Mobile Devices by Eoghan Casey

Windows 7 Computer Forensics by Rob Lee

Decrypting a PointSec Encrypted Drive Using Live View, VMWare, and Helix by J. Michael Butler

Digital Forensic SIFTing: SUPER Timeline Analysis and Creation by Rob Lee

Google Chrome Forensics by Kristinn Guđjónsson

The SANS Computer Forensics blog was nominated and won the award for the " Best Digital Forensics Blog" at the 2010 Forensic 4cast Awards, which was streamed via the internet from the SANS Forensic Summit 2010 in Washington D.C., July 8, 2010. A great honor to win an award that was voted on by those that makeup the digital forensic community.

It has been a great year for the SANS Computer Forensics blog and we want to continue to educate and share information with the digital forensics community. The SANS Computer Forensics blog has been successful because you as the reader hold the blog to a high standard to ensure that we deliver on content. We value your input and feedback. Calling all digital forensic practitioners!!

Please take a few minutes to complete our reader's survey and tell a colleague (a.k.a. fellow forensicator)!

Mr. Brad Garnett, CCE, GCFA is a computer forensic examiner and law enforcement officer. You can follow Brad on Twitter @bgarnett17 and his blog at