Author Archives: LCDI

Experiences, Accomplishments, and Lessons Learned

Introduction When people join a new workforce, they often find themselves saying: “I am in way over my head.” I experienced that during my first week as an intern at the Leahy Center for Digital Investigation (LCDI). It was only my second week of my first year of college, and I couldn’t wait to get […]

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One Month of Network Scanning

Welcome to Our Project Welcome to the official blog of the Automated Network Scanning % Team. Our team includes three interns from the Senator Patrick Leahy Center for Digital Investigation. Liam Barry is a computer networking and cyber security major who wants to learn more about networks and strengthen his skills in python. Alexander Zimmerman […]

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Mobile Forensics Update 1

Introduction Frequent readers of this blog will not be surprised to see a new iteration of the Mobile Forensics project. This semester, we are focused specifically on social media apps on Android devices. For the purposes of this project, we have defined social media as any app that allows people to communicate, chat, interact, or […]

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Digital Forensics and Macintosh

Introduction This past May, I had the honor of representing Champlain College at Enfuse 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Enfuse is an annual conference that presents a variety of seminars and labs to showcase concepts and information in categories such as eDiscovery, IoT forensics, incident response, and data governance, to name a few.   Macintosh […]

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Smartphones: The Nexus of Evidentiary Data from Social Media to IoT

Introduction As a first year cybersecurity student, my application to the OpenText Enfuse conference felt like a long shot. Additionally, seeing how I am a cybersecurity major and the conference is mainly focused on digital forensics, I wasn’t sure how much of the content I would be able to understand. Despite this, I was selected […]

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Social Networking Sites and Digital Forensics

Introduction   Being able to attend EnFuse 2018 was an amazing experience. This was my first time attending the conference, and it was the first time OpenText Inc. hosted the conference after they acquired Guidance Software Inc. in mid-2017. Not only was the event loaded with hundreds of industry professionals, former FBI director James Comey was […]

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How Digital Forensics Contributes to InfoSec

Introduction The Enfuse Conference is a great conference for the DFIR and E-Discovery industries. The industries get together to share their most recent experiences and new knowledge. There are also speakers, attendees, and vendors who are in fields related to these industries, and they share their knowledge as well. Enfuse 2018 was no exception. I […]

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Applications of AI and Machine Learning

Enfuse 2018 Reflection – Zach Burnham Introduction: This past summer, I had the honor of attending this year’s Enfuse Conference, the first iteration hosted by Opentext. As a rising senior at Champlain College, this opportunity fell at a critical time for me in my professional development. Attending allowed me to build on the knowledge I’ve […]

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Ransomware

Introduction This year, I had the privilege of attending the OpenText Enfuse conference in Las Vegas. While there, I had the opportunity to develop my forensic abilities and build relationships with industry professionals, co-workers, friends, and many other wonderful new people. The breakout sessions provided me with deep level overviews of interesting topics like threat […]

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