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

The new version of SOF-ELK is here. Download, turn on, and get going on forensics analysis.

We are excited to announce the release of an all-new version of the free SOF-ELKŪ, or Security Operation and Forensics ELK virtual machine. Now based on the new version of the Elastic Stack, SOF-ELK is a complete rebuild that is faster and more effortless than its predecessors, making forensic and security data analysis easier … Continue reading The new version of SOF-ELK is here. Download, turn on, and get going on forensics analysis.


Shortcuts for Understanding Malicious Scripts

You are being exposed to malicious scripts in one form or another every day, whether it be in email, malicious documents, or malicious websites. Many malicious scripts at first glance appear to be impossible to understand. However, with a few tips and some simple utility scripts, you can deobfuscate them in just a few minutes. … Continue reading Shortcuts for Understanding Malicious Scripts


How to build an Android application testing toolbox

Mobile devices hold a trove a data that could be crucial to criminal cases, and they also can play a key role in accident reconstructions, IP theft investigations and more. It's not just investigators who care about examining a mobile device - so do those interested in application research and data, and enterprises who … Continue reading How to build an Android application testing toolbox


Top 11 Reasons Why You Should NOT Miss the SANS DFIR Summit and Training this Year

The SANSDFIR Summit and Training 2018is turning 11!The 2018 event marks 11 years since SANS started what is todaythedigital forensics and incident response event of the year, attended by forensicators time after time. Join us and enjoy the latest in-depth presentations from influential DFIR experts and the opportunity to take an array of hands-on SANS … Continue reading Top 11 Reasons Why You Should NOT Miss the SANS DFIR Summit and Training this Year


SANS Threat Hunting and Incident Response Summit 2018 Call for Speakers - Deadline 3/5

Summit Dates:September 6 & 7, 2018 Call for Presentations Closes onMonday, March 5, 2018 at 5 p.m CST Submit your presentation here The Threat Hunting & Incident Response Summit will focus on specific hunting and incident response techniques and capabilities that can be used to identify, contain, and eliminate adversaries targeting your networks. SANS … Continue reading SANS Threat Hunting and Incident Response Summit 2018 Call for Speakers - Deadline 3/5