SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Blog: Author - sansdfir

Forensic 4:cast Awards Nomination Closing Date and News

Blog originally posted by Lee Whitfield, March 12th, 2017: http://dfir.to/2nFvLP5 Award Nomination submission page: http://dfir.to/4CAST2017 Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2017 A number of people have asked me about the closing date for the nominations for the Forensic 4:cast Awards. Well here it is: March 31, 2017. I will be accepting nominations … Continue reading Forensic 4:cast Awards Nomination Closing Date and News


Ken Johnson DFIR Scholarship

Ken Johnson, husband of Jessica Towle Johnson, and father of two beautiful young children, Savannah and Brady, was tragically taken from this life on April 4, 2016 at the age of 38. Ken was an amazing husband and father. He was married to his best friend on February 19, 2000. His love for his … Continue reading Ken Johnson DFIR Scholarship


Critiques of the DHS/FBI's GRIZZLY STEPPE Report

Author credit: FOR578 Threat Intelligence course Robert M. Lee Source: Blog originally posted 12/30/2016 Attend the Webcast:"Analyzing the DHS/FBI's GRIZZLY STEPPE Report" Jan 6 2017 at 1 pm ET On December 29th, 2016 the White House released a statement from the President of the United States (POTUS) that formally accused Russia of interfering with the … Continue reading Critiques of the DHS/FBI's GRIZZLY STEPPE Report


DFIR Summit 2017 - CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

Call for Presentations Now Open! Submit your proposal here: http://dfir.to/DFIR-CFP-2017 Deadline: January 16th at 5pm CT The 10th Annual Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit Call for Presentations is open through 5 pm EST on Monday, January 16, 2017. If you are interested in presenting or participating on a panel, we'd be … Continue reading DFIR Summit 2017 - CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS


Malware Can Hide, But It Must Run

Article originally posted in forensicfocus.com Author: Alissa Torres It's October, haunting season. However, in the forensics world, the hunting of evil never ends. And with Windows 10 expected to be the new normal, digital forensics and incident response (DFIR) professionals who lack the necessary (memory) hunting skills will pay the price. Investigators who do not … Continue reading Malware Can Hide, But It Must Run