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

Digital Forensics SIFT'ing: Cheating Timelines with log2timeline

Hopefully at one point in time everyone has experienced the enjoyment of a teacher that allowed them to use a "cheat sheet" on a test. For the unfamiliar, the concept is simple; take an 8.5 x 11" piece of paper, cram as much information as you can on both sides, and use it as an … Continue reading Digital Forensics SIFT'ing: Cheating Timelines with log2timeline


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 Forensics Case Leads: SANS Goes Social, Fyodor Gets Mad and C|Net Apologizes

This week's Case Leads is chock full of forensic goodness. SANS Forensics goes social on both Facebook and Google+. Also, C|Net's Download.com ticks off Fyodor, If you have an item you'd like to contribute to Digital Forensics Case Leads, please send it to caseleads@sans.org. Tools: The Giant Persistent Friend, Rob Lee, announced that SIFT 2.12 … Continue reading Digital Forensics Case Leads: SANS Goes Social, Fyodor Gets Mad and C|Net Apologizes


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