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

The Many Fields of Digital Forensics and Incident Response

As the world of information technology grows in size and complexity, sectors within the IT industry become more and more specialized. Within IT, information security used to be considered niche. Nowadays, saying that your're an infosec professional positions you as somewhat of a generalist. After all, within the infosec field there are several specialization areas, including compliance, pen testing, application security. Even within the area of digital forensics and incident response, many sub-fields have emerged, as discussed in this post. Continue reading The Many Fields of Digital Forensics and Incident Response


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Introducing Mac Forensics: The new SANS #DFIR course in BETA starting in April, 2014

Vienna, VA | Tue Apr 22 - Sun Apr 27, 2014 Digital forensic investigators have traditionally dealt with Windows machines, but what if they find themselves in front of a new Apple Mac or iDevice? The increasing popularity of Apple devices can be seen everywhere, from coffee shops to corporate boardrooms, yet most investigators are … Continue reading Introducing Mac Forensics: The new SANS #DFIR course in BETA starting in April, 2014


SANS #DFIRSummit Call For Papers (Austin - Jun 2014)

Summit Dates: - June 9-10, 2014 Pre-Summit Course Dates: June 3-8 , 2014 The 7th annual Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit will once again be held in the live musical capital of the world, Austin, Texas. The Summit brings together DFIR practitioners who share their experiences, case studies and stories from the field. Summit … Continue reading SANS #DFIRSummit Call For Papers (Austin - Jun 2014)


Get a MacBook Air, Toshiba Satellite Ultrabook, or an $850 discount with most #DFIR Online courses

ThroughJan 23, 2014, you can receive a 11" 128GB MacBook Air (just-announced newest model), Toshiba Satellite E45T-AST2N01Ultrabook' Convertible, or an $850 discount when you register and pay for a qualifying*vLiveorOnDemandcourse! SANS-Forensics-Virtual-Training-Offerings To take advantage of this offer, enter one of the following discount codes at checkout: MacBook Air:MACB13 $850 Discount:850B13 Toshiba Ultrabook:PCB13 QualifyingOnDemandcourses include: FOR408: … Continue reading Get a MacBook Air, Toshiba Satellite Ultrabook, or an $850 discount with most #DFIR Online courses