Validation of Forensic Tools- A Quick Guide for the DFIR Examiner

Prologue This is an article that I originally wrote for Forensic Magazine back in 2011. For whatever reason Forensic Mag decided to take it down so I then archived it to ResearchGate. Although some of the content is dated, my hope is to continue to add to this “living Blog document” of sorts until the opportunity arises to publish this work in a...

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Creating an HTML Index Using Python

Introduction “Does anyone know how I can generate an index of files in a directory to include in my case report to a client?” -Literally all of us at some point I’ve seen this question popup dozens of times on DFIR listservs (and even on DFIR Discord) over the past 16 years I’ve been in this field. Many have offered up some open-source options...

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