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A Geek's Guide to Digital Forensics

Google Tech Talk (more info below) June 16, 2011 Full Title: "A Geek's Guide to Digital Forensics, or How i Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Hex Editor" Presented by Andrew Hoog. ABSTRACT This talk will provide a technical introduction to digital forensics geared towards fellow geeks who think tinkering with data in hex is fun and interesting. The talk will provide a brief background on forensics and important concepts including acquisition and verification techniques. Forensic analysis, the really fun stuff, will be covered in detail including specific a walkthrough on how to carve YAFFS2 timestamps from a nandump of an Android device. Finally, we will cover the emerging intersection of digital forensics and traditional security, specifically mobile app security and continuous forensic monitoring of key systems. Link to slides: Speaker Info: Andrew Hoog is a computer scientist, certified forensic analyst (GCFA and CCE), computer and mobile forensics researcher, author of two forensic and security books, expert witness and co-founder of viaForensics, an innovative digital forensic and security firm. He divides his energies between investigations, forensic software development, and research in digital forensics and security. He also has two patents pending in the areas of forensics and data recovery. He lives in Oak Park, IL, where he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, great wine, science fiction, and tinkering with geeky gadgets.
Length: 55:48


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