SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Blog: Category - Computer Forensics

Data Sanitization In The Virtual Realm and Cloud

In virtual realm data storage, while there are several solutions for sanitizing entire hard drives there are limited ways to properly sanitize the files for an individual virtual machine. If you take a virtual machine out of service it does not make sense to literally have to wipe the entire storage array to effectively … Continue reading Data Sanitization In The Virtual Realm and Cloud


4 Cheat Sheets for Malware Analysis

DFIR professionals have much to remember. Conveniently, 4 of Lenny Zeltser's cheat sheets summarize key tools and techniques for analyzing and reverse-engineering malicious software. Continue reading 4 Cheat Sheets for Malware Analysis


SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit 2018 - CALL FOR SPEAKERS NOW OPEN

Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit & Training 2018 Call for Speakers- Now Open Summit Dates: January 29 & 30, 2018 Training Course Dates: January 31-February 5, 2018 Call for Presentations Closes on Monday, 7 August at 5 pm EDT. Submit your presentationhere Our 6th annual Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) Summit will be held in Bethesda, MD. … Continue reading SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit 2018 - CALL FOR SPEAKERS NOW OPEN


Understanding EXT4 (Part 6): Directories

Hal Pomeranz, Deer Run Associates Many years ago, I started this series of blog posts documenting the internals of the EXT4 file system. One item I never got around to was documenting how directories were structured in EXT. Some recent research has caused me to dive back into this topic, and given me an excuse … Continue reading Understanding EXT4 (Part 6): Directories


Beats and Bytes - Striking the Right Chord in Digital Forensics

There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres. - Pythagoras DOWNLOAD PAPER HEREand see them perform at the DFIR SUMMIT and TRAINING 2017 in AUSTIN TX. Curiosity is a personality trait that tends to draw me towards others in a way that forms lasting and … Continue reading Beats and Bytes - Striking the Right Chord in Digital Forensics