Brett's Ramblings

JAN
08

DAIR: Digital Analysis/Incident Response?

Pure luck? One day in patrol, my district partner and I were having coffee on break (imagine that…cops were having coffee…) while I was watching a known high-crime corner. I spotted a drug deal, actually several and said "Look, a drug deal” while par...

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NOV
13

“I am neither a digital forensics practitioner nor do I play one on television.”

TL: DR (this is the important part) One day, your DFIR profession may be negatively affected by your behavior in your private life, judged by a third party’s ethical standard. And your creativity to solve cases will be restricted by only being allowe...

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AUG
29

The DFIR Investigative Mindset

    We use cutting-edge tools to uncover the story of what happened on computing systems. This is awesome! But we often ignore attribution, which is difficult. I understand. Digital forensics alone can hardly identify the suspect ...

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