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Filegen - file generator for tool testing

One of my students is currently researching data recovery on solid state drives. Part of the ...

12 Apr 2013

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Resources for learning python for forensics

This is just a small collection of the resources that are ...

12 Apr 2013

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Updated filesystem cheat sheets

At PFIC last year I ran a workshop on the analysis of NTFS and handed out some cheat sheets I ...

26 Aug 2012

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4096 byte sector drives, NTFS and forensic tools

One of the topics that came up during Kevin Ripa's 24 May 2012

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New Website and a new resource

I have transferred to a new hosting provider and made a few upgrades to the website. The most ...

1 Mar 2012

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DFIROnline Meetup review

Well the DFIROnline meetup went well tonight. The turn-up tripled from the first event, we had a ...

17 Jan 2012

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Free non-forensic windows programs for forensics and thanks.

Over the past couple of days Harlan has been talking about people contributing to the DFIR ...

27 Dec 2011

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The beauty of forms

I recently read the book the “Checklist Manifesto” by Atul Gawande In the book Atul describes ...

10 Nov 2011

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PFIC

I have spent the past few days at the PFIC conference in Utah, it was a blast, except for the ...

8 Nov 2011

Blog

What makes a good forensicator? or how to get a job in Digital Forensics

A common question those seeking to enter the field of digital forensics ask is what do I need to ...

5 Nov 2011

DFIROnline

DFIROnline Updates

At the beginning of this month I was thinking that the schedule for DFIROnline was looking a ...

15 Apr 2012

DFIROnline

DFIROnline Meetup review

I think the DFIROnline meetup went well tonight. The turn-up tripled from the first event, we ...

17 Jan 2012

DFIROnline

Thoughts about last night

So after last night’s meetup I have a few thoughts on what went well and what did not. ...

14 Dec 2011

DFIROnline

Online meetup survey results

So after one week I have got around to checking out the survey results. 68% of respondents went ...

17 Nov 2011

DFIROnline

Online DFIR meetups

At PFIC I was talking to Harlan Carvey about his NoVA meetups and how great they sounded. ...

10 Nov 2011

Resources

Resources

This section contains some useful stuff I have created

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20 Aug 2018

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About the platform

During the few years when I was first running this blog I tried a number of content management systems, including Joomla, Wordpress and Drupal. While they certainly all ...

1 Jun 2020

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About Writeblocked

I started this website back in 2011 when I was the Program Director of the 15 Aug 2019

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Writeblocked Privacy Policy

Your privacy is respected, as a moderately paranoid (well some would say terminally paranoid, but I have revealed a fair bit on this site have I not?) individu...

24 Jan 2019