Decoding Time: Understanding Endianness and Timestamp Formats

  • Tuesday, 23 Jul 2024 1:00PM EDT (23 Jul 2024 17:00 UTC)
  • Speaker: Kathryn Hedley

Part 4 of 6

In this workshop we'll unveil the mysteries behind how data is ordered (big or little endian) and how timestamps are stored and interpreted across different systems and applications. Through interactive exercises, you'll obtain the skills to correctly interpret data, reveal timestamps, and gain a clearer understanding of how time is represented in the digital world.

Background Information

This hands-on series cracks the code on digital evidence. Designed for beginners, you'll unlock the secrets hidden within devices, from understanding data storage to interpreting timestamps. Learn to extract critical evidence, navigate forensic images, and convert between data formats. Whether you're in law enforcement, IT security, or simply curious about the digital world, this series empowers you to become a digital detective.

 Register for all parts in the series:

Part 1: Demystifying Data: Hands-on Data Conversion Between Binary, Hexadecimal, Decimal, and ASCII

Part 2: Beyond File Names: Decoding the Secrets of Files with Signatures & Metadata

Part 3: Data Carving: Recovering Hidden Files from Digital Graveyards

Part 5: Hands-on Digital Forensics: Exploring Evidence with Mounted Images

Part 6: Demystifying Base64: A Detailed Beginner's Guide to Encoding and Decoding