Hurricane Florence, Harvey, and Irma Data Recovery

What to do if you encounter computer storage equipment that has been damaged by water and severe flooding. For those of you that may encounter damaged devices due to Hurricane Florence, Harvey, or Hurricane Irma, here are some quick DO‘s and DON’Ts for the best chances of data recovery on water damaged devices: DO leave the …

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On Scene Tips: Securing Computers for Forensic Analysis

Choices you make in securing digital evidence on scene can make or break your department’s ability to recover evidence and make a case. In the past, we’ve covered common mistakes made on scene  and offered advice for water emergencies. Today we share best practices for securing a computer, especially one that is powered ON and …

Cyber-Attack: Does it mean the end?

We’ve all the heard stories about the 200,000+ systems in 150 countries getting hacked last week. The attacks hit computers running factories, hospitals, banks, government agencies, and transport systems in countries including Russia, United States, Ukraine, Brazil, Spain, India and Japan, among others. Among those hit were Russia’s Interior Ministry, Spain’s Telefonica, FedEx Corp. in …