Murphy's Law of Digital Forensics

I love digital forensics – the art and the science of it; the stories, challenges and puzzles surrounding it. In this field, nothing is impossible – there are just really difficult problems waiting for novel solutions. This blog is where I’ll share my experiences, thoughts, and ideas about our profession and how the Gillware Digital Forensics team approaches them.

November 4, 2016

Ensuring the Sanctity of the Vote: Electronic Voting Forensics

Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves — and the only way they could do this […]
August 9, 2016

Can Pokémon GO Users’ Movements be Determined Using Forensic Artifacts?

“Will you help me with my research?” – Professor Willow In my blog post on Pokemon GO, I discussed some early observations about forensic artifacts stored […]
July 7, 2016
CFAA

CFAA – Not Just for Hackers Anymore

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing. – Albert Einstein In my law enforcement career, I worked on a fair number of […]
July 1, 2016

Experts and Expertise in an Ever-changing Environment

 “You must continue to gain expertise, but avoid thinking like an expert.” Denis Waitley  I’ve been in Austin, TX for the past eight days at the SANS […]
June 22, 2016

Flash Memory Amnesia – Resurrecting Data through Direct Read of NAND Memory

“Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” That’s Murphy’s Law. How we deal with the fallout afterwards is what determines whether Murphy’s Law works for […]