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

Announcing: The 2013 SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit Agenda

http://www.sans.org/event/dfir-summit-2013 AGENDA PDF DOWNLOAD Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Time Room 1 Room 2 7:00am - 8:00am Registration | Networking Breakfast Presented By 8:00am - 8:10am Welcome and Introduction to the 2013 Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit Rob Lee & Alissa Torres- Summit Chairs Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit 8:10am - 9:10am Digital Forensics … Continue reading Announcing: The 2013 SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit Agenda


Anti-virus is not enough to defeat APT groups

In last week's story about the New York Times breach, you read that thebest-selling anti-virus system failed entirely. Every organization thathas gone through a targeted attack learns that same lesson and - toolate - develops an in-house forensics and threat analysis capability. (The commercial incident handling companies charge as much as $1,000 an hour after … Continue reading Anti-virus is not enough to defeat APT groups


Jake Williams' Tips on Malware Analysis and Reverse-Engineering

In this interview, Jake Williams discusses his perspectives on getting into digital forensics, crafting a strong malware analysis reports and making use of the analyst's findings. Jake is an incident responder extraordinaire, who teaches SANS' FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware course. Continue reading Jake Williams' Tips on Malware Analysis and Reverse-Engineering


Digital Forensics Case Leads: When the news is the news

This week's case leads has several new tool updates and some interesting articles about reverse engineering, database forensics and a new forensics challenge. However, the big stories this week were about the recent break ins at the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. If you have an item you'd like to contribute to … Continue reading Digital Forensics Case Leads: When the news is the news


Case Leads: Backtrack Soon to be Back as Kali, Why Logs Should Really be Reviewed, the Impact of DDoS Against US Banks, Hard Drives with Bad Sectors and Data Recovery

This week's edition of CaseLeads features a teaser from the Backtrack developers, a case study from Verizon which demonstrates the need for regular log review, a report on the impact of the recent DDoS attacks against US banks and an article about challenges in recovering data from hard drives. If you have an item you'd … Continue reading Case Leads: Backtrack Soon to be Back as Kali, Why Logs Should Really be Reviewed, the Impact of DDoS Against US Banks, Hard Drives with Bad Sectors and Data Recovery