SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Blog: Author - Ken Pryor

Digital Forensics Case Leads: SANS Goes Social, Fyodor Gets Mad and C|Net Apologizes

This week's Case Leads is chock full of forensic goodness. SANS Forensics goes social on both Facebook and Google+. Also, C|Net's Download.com ticks off Fyodor, If you have an item you'd like to contribute to Digital Forensics Case Leads, please send it to caseleads@sans.org. Tools: The Giant Persistent Friend, Rob Lee, announced that SIFT 2.12 … Continue reading Digital Forensics Case Leads: SANS Goes Social, Fyodor Gets Mad and C|Net Apologizes


Digital Forensics Case Leads: Registry Decoder 1.1 released, FOR 558 Reviewed, OpenIOC Debuts

This week, we've got news, reviews, tools and all kinds of digital forensic goodness in store. A new version of the excellent Registry Decoder tool has been released! Along with that, we've got links to a review of a SANS Forensics course, and other news. So, sit back, relax and read this week's Case Leads. … Continue reading Digital Forensics Case Leads: Registry Decoder 1.1 released, FOR 558 Reviewed, OpenIOC Debuts


Digital Forensics Case Leads: Registry Forensics, Volume Shadow Copies and Windows 8

It's the "better late than never" edition of Case Leads and I've got lots of great stuff for you this week. Lots of great articles and papers to read, including a very cool post by Andrew Case on recovering registry hives from a system that's been reformatted and had the OS reinstalled, as well as … Continue reading Digital Forensics Case Leads: Registry Forensics, Volume Shadow Copies and Windows 8


Digital Forensics Case Leads: SIFT 2.1, Volatility 2.0

Looks like I picked a great week to do my first Digital Forensics Case Leads post. With excellent new tools, great blog posts to tell you about and more, my job was easy. Tools: The one stop shop for digital forensic investigations has just arrived with lots of new forensic goodness in addition to the … Continue reading Digital Forensics Case Leads: SIFT 2.1, Volatility 2.0


Book Review: Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools

I was excited awhile back to learn Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools was being written and even more pleased when I heard who its authors were. I worked almost exclusively with open source tools while beginning my foray into the digital forensics world and happily continue using them today, so I knew this book … Continue reading Book Review: Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools