conferences

Top forensic conferences 2018-2020

With this post, we want to share with you the list of the most prominent worldwide events in digital forensics. If you want to keep up to date with the exhibitions and conferences organized around the globe, save this link and check this page later: we are going to update the list as we receive info on new events and get the dates of the already planned ones confirmed. The events, where Atola Technology or our partners will be exhibiting, are marked with an asterisk (*). last updated November 6, 2018 Conference Date Location Region Registration fee IFIP Working Group 11.9 on Digital Forensics January 3 – 5 New Delhi, India Asia Pacific $290 Read more…

Atola Insight Forensic

Atola Insight Forensic 4.11 with APFS support

We have just released version 4.11 of Atola Insight Forensic software. This edition includes APFS support in Imaging, File Recovery and Diagnostics, as well as extended Artifact search functionality and other great features! APFS Atola Insight now supports logical imaging of APFS partitions. To start the imaging, select All sectors with data in imaging settings and click Start imaging.   Once the imaging is done, you can see the partition and file structure on the target: Go to File Recovery category in the left-side menu Click the partition you want to have a closer look at. Should it be encrypted, unlock it with a known password or recovery key.   Read more…

Atola TaskForce

Atola TaskForce 2018.1.3 – Accessing password-protected servers

We are launching version 2018.1.3 of Atola TaskForce. This release includes access to password-protected servers. It allows saving image files on such servers, imaging or calculating hash of the files located there, etc. To create an image file on a password-protected server: 1) Click Image button in the left-side menu 2) Select the source device 3) Click SELECT FILE in FILE section of the target device menu and click Continue. 4) In the file dialog, click the server from the list. If the server does not appear in the list, click Refresh icon to search for all available directories. If the server still does not appear in the list, click Read more…

Atola TaskForce

Imaging a drive to two targets with post-hashing

Atola TaskForce’s imaging functionality provides many adjustable settings to help forensic examiners follow the guidelines set by their organizations as well as common-sense evidence handling routines. When you need to create two images of a source drive and verify that both images are identical to the source drive, you will need to calculate the hashes of both targets after imaging. To optimize the process, post-hashing of both target devices is easily configured in imaging settings: 1) Click Image button in the left-side menu 2) Select Source and Target devices, which will redirect you to the page with the summary of current imaging settings. In the default settings, hashing of source drive during Read more…

Atola TaskForce

Finding and editing cases

TaskForce automatically creates reports for every single action applied to each drive connected to it. Whether it is a source drive or a target drive, any action, be it imaging, wiping or physically switching write protection on or off, will be documented and stored in the system. To find a case, click Cases in the top left corner, it will redirect you to the case management system.   Search for a specific case or device in the Search bar (by case ID, investigator’s name or device details) and sort results by any column.   To open a case, click the respective line in the list. A case page contains case details, Read more…