Category Archives: Digital Forensics

Digital Forensic Process—Introduction

By Rene Novoa, Senior Manager of eDiscovery and Digital Forensics More and more aspects of our daily lives are being monitored, tracked and recorded by electronic devices. Today, computers, smartphones and tablets can be found in almost every home and have already become obvious sources of electronically stored information (ESI) useful in both criminal and … Continue reading Digital Forensic Process—Introduction

Warning: Internet of Things Holds Hidden Dangers

By Rene Novoa, Senior Manager of eDiscovery and Digital Forensics Law enforcement and civil litigators now have another source of evidence—searching for clues and ESI in the Internet of Things (IoT) universe where “always-on” smart devices may collect and store evidence of criminal behavior or civil liability. Police are investigating an Arkansas murder where clues to … Continue reading Warning: Internet of Things Holds Hidden Dangers

Cybercrime Forecast: Upswing in 2017

By Michael Hall, Chief Information Security Officer Computer security threats aren’t going away this year. They’re going to get worse. And, they’re likely to create bigger and nastier problems for big and small companies alike as hackers create new pathways into even highly secure environments. Google the term “security threat” for 2017 and you’ll get … Continue reading Cybercrime Forecast: Upswing in 2017

DriveSavers CTO Joins USC Information Technology Advisory Board

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Industry leader helps shape the future of data recovery and eDiscovery through an advisory role at the University of Southern California NOVATO, Calif. (May 24, 2016) DriveSavers, the worldwide leader in data recovery, eDiscovery and digital forensic solutions, further strengthens its commitment to helping shape the future of data recovery and eDiscovery practices through a … Continue reading DriveSavers CTO Joins USC Information Technology Advisory Board

CTO Chris Bross Speaking at Enfuse 2016 May 23–26 Booth 223

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CEIC is now Enfuse! This conference will take place May 23–26 in Las Vegas. Enfuse is a three-day security and digital investigations conference where specialists, executives, and experts break new ground for the year ahead. On Wednesday, May 25, Chris Bross, DriveSavers Chief Technology Officer, alongside Jeff Hedlesky, Forensic Evangelist-FBU at Guidance Software, will be … Continue reading CTO Chris Bross Speaking at Enfuse 2016 May 23–26 Booth 223

WPBF: Special Report: Can information be retrieved from Austin's cellphone?

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Originally published by ABC News affiliate WPBF 25 News. Teens missing at sea since July 24 TEQUESTA, Fla. —The iPhone at the center of a missing persons investigation is now in the hands of Apple. Tequesta teens Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen disappeared during a fishing trip nine months ago. Their boat was recovered off … Continue reading WPBF: Special Report: Can information be retrieved from Austin's cellphone?

DriveSavers Teaching at HTCIA Training Event May 11–13

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Silicon Valley HTCIA 2016 “Back to the Basics” Training Event Milpitas, CA • May 11–13 The Silicon Valley chapter of the High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) will be holding a continuing education training event for law enforcement May 11–13 in Milpitas, CA. Chris Bross, DriveSavers Chief Technology Officer, and Rene Novoa, DriveSavers Senior Manager of … Continue reading DriveSavers Teaching at HTCIA Training Event May 11–13

NBC News: Families Cling to Hope That iPhone Holds Clues to Florida Teens Lost at Sea

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Originally published by NBC News. An iPhone found stashed inside a compartment of the boat shared by two teenagers who vanished off the Florida coast last summer could hold clues in a confounding mystery: How did the boys — both skilled boaters — disappear at sea? Data-recovery experts say that while salvaging data from the … Continue reading NBC News: Families Cling to Hope That iPhone Holds Clues to Florida Teens Lost at Sea

DriveSavers at 2016 National Cyber Crime Conference April 25–27

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Norwood, MA • April 25–27 Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office is hosting the 2016 National Cyber Crime Conference in Norwood, MA. The conference will feature three tracks of instruction: a track for prosecutors, a track for investigators and a track for digital evidence forensic examiners. Visit DriveSavers at booth #21 to speak directly with Rene Novoa, certified … Continue reading DriveSavers at 2016 National Cyber Crime Conference April 25–27

CBS News: FBI paid more than $1M for San Bernardino iPhone "hack"

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Originally published by CBS News. FBI Director James Comey alluded to the fact the bureau paid more than $1 million for the method used to disable the security feature of the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. At an Aspen Institute discussion in London, Comey said the FBI paid more money than he would make in the … Continue reading CBS News: FBI paid more than $1M for San Bernardino iPhone "hack"