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

Investigate and fight cyberattacks with SIFT Workstation

Digital forensics and incident response (DFIR) has hit a tipping point. No longer just for law enforcement solving cybercrimes, DFIR tools and practices are a necessary component of any organization's cybersecurity. After all, attacks are increasing daily and getting more sophisticated - exposing millions of people's personal data, hijacking systems around the world and … Continue reading Investigate and fight cyberattacks with SIFT Workstation


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