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How Criminals Can Build a “Web Dossier” from Your Browser

All kinds of personal information, from your location, work hours, habits, banks, applications, and even passwords are there for the taking. Web browsers store an incredible amount of sensitive information about you. Website developers have a variety of ways of using modern browsers to customize the experience for users. Advertisers also use these features to maximize the impact of ads shown on sites. The result is that a lot of information about you is stored[…]


A Forensics Expert's Opinion: Why Exabeam Matters

The size of hard drives, logs, and other data sources has grown immensely in the past few years. I’ve had many different roles within the DFIR (digital forensics and incident response) space, including SOC analyst, incident responder, and forensic examiner, and this massive increase in available data poses challenges in all of those areas.  Fully combing through a multi-terabyte hard drive takes longer than smaller drives. Intrusion investigations can rapidly balloon from one computer to many,[…]