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

The Color of a Forensicator's Parachute: Professional Development and Retainment

Next week is DoD Cybercrime and I put in to lead a panel that I feel is often overlooked by many in the community. Proper professional development of our DFIR staff. As a result, I submitted a talk to lead a panel discussion and as a result, On Thursday, 26 January I am leading a … Continue reading The Color of a Forensicator's Parachute: Professional Development and Retainment


DFIR SANS360 Event is Today!

SANS360 is finally here! Looking forward to seeing everyone tonight. If you are not in the DC Area, you can sign on and listen live tonight at 630 PM EST where the entire event will be streamed live. If you are in the area, please join us at the hotel for a good night for … Continue reading DFIR SANS360 Event is Today!


Digital Forensic SIFTing: SUPER Timeline Creation using log2timeline

This is a series of blog articles that utilize the SIFT Workstation. The free SIFT workstation, can match any modern forensic tool suite, is also directly featured and taught in SANS' Advanced Computer Forensic Analysis and Incident Response course (FOR 508). SIFT demonstrates that advanced investigations and responding to intrusions can be accomplished using cutting-edge … Continue reading Digital Forensic SIFTing: SUPER Timeline Creation using log2timeline


How to Make a Difference in the Digital Forensics and Incident Response Community

Over the years of teaching, I have found that there is no shortage of talent in our DFIR community. There are so many individuals that are incredibly sharp, truly skilled, and solving critical cases for their organizations. Sometimes we find that we become so focused on solving cases that we forget that we could figure … Continue reading How to Make a Difference in the Digital Forensics and Incident Response Community


SIFT Workstation 2.12 Release and ChangeLog

Due to several issues with libewf and minor bugs found in log2timeline and log2timline-sift, we have released a new version of the SIFT Workstation. This is not a major release, but I did have time to go and refresh many packages built in it. The next release will update the ubuntu backend and be a … Continue reading SIFT Workstation 2.12 Release and ChangeLog