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ICDF2C 2018 – New Orleans September 10-12

From the 10th to the 12th of September 2018, Forensic Focus will be attending ICDF2C in New Orleans.Below is an overview of the subjects and speakers that will be featured at the conference. If there are any topics you’d particularly like us to cover, or any speakers you think we should interview, please let us know in the comments.

Monday September 10th

Following the general welcome and a keynote by Dr. Deborah Frincke from the NSA, the first full session will be on carving and data hiding. After lunch two workshops will be run by security experts Riscure, looking at how to extract secrets from encrypted devices.

In the evening there will be a gala dinner where attendees can network, discuss the talks that took place throughout the day, and get to know a little about the area.

Tuesday September 11th

The second day of the conference will be packed with sessions. The opening keynote will be given by Golden G. Richard III, and then after the coffee break researchers from the University of New Haven will look at cryptowallet application analysis. They will then demonstrate AndroParse, which extracts data from Android devices.

After lunch there will be a short sponsor talk by Atola Tech, and then a group from Old Dominion University will show us a hybrid intrusion detection system for worm attacks. Vikram Harichandran from MITRO will demo CASE, a new standard for improving digital forensic investigations, and then there will be a coffee break and poster session before we reconvene for the final talks of the afternoon.

Session III will be devoted to forensic readiness and will begin with researchers from the University of Pretoria showing us their new framework for ransomware investigations. After this a group from Estonia and Spain will look at how to forensically analyse data from an online game on the Steam platform. The final session will see Jieun Dukko and Michael Shin from Texas University showing their digital forensic investigation and verification model for industrial espionage.

Wednesday September 12th

Day three will begin with the team from University College Dublin giving an overview of solid state drive forensics: where we currently stand, and where to go next. Neil Rowe of the US Naval Postgraduate School will then show us how to associate drives based on their artifact and metadata distributions.

After the coffee break, researchers from the Air Force Institute of Technology will look at reconstructing digital forensic event graphs. The final session of the conference will see a group of researchers from Nanjing University and the University of Texas looking at multi-item passphrases and how to protect oneself against offline guessing attacks.

Following lunch there may be a sightseeing tour depending on interest.

To view the full conference program and register to attend, please visit the official website

If there are any talks you would specifically like us to cover, or any speakers you’d especially like to see interviewed, please leave a comment below or email scar@forensicfocus.com.

About scar

Scar de Courcier is an assistant editor at Forensic Focus.

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