Month: June 2018

#4 – Taking a Step Back

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Digital Forensics

A few people have reached out asking how I got into forensics, so before I dive too deeply into tech posts (and following up on yesterday’s iTunes Backup post), I figured I should stop to answer this. As a child of the 80s, I grew up with the best TV shows – my favorites being Thundercats, Laverne & Shirley, MacGyver, and Inspector Gadget. The last two really drew me to puzzles, investigations, and keeping me […]

#1 – The Zeltser Challenge

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Digital Forensics / Incident Response

It’s no secret that people have pushed for more community sharing in DFIR, assuming one’s company or role allows that sharing. A few years ago, David Cowen entered a daring experiment to write a daily blog. This was based on Lenny Zeltser’s challenge, lovingly termed “The Zeltser Challenge” among the community, in which one writes a blog post every day for a year. Matt Bromiley also embarked on the challenge. The goal of the challenge is […]