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EnCase Forensic 8: A SANS Analyst Program Review

  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 1:00 PM EDT (2018-06-27 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Jake Williams, Harp Thukral


  • OpenText Inc.

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When security incidents occur, law enforcement needs forensic information in hours, not days. The new features in EnCase Forensic 8 purport to assist investigators in gathering and analyzing key data in a more efficient manner.

In this webcast, SANS Analyst and digital forensics expert Jake Williams reviews EnCase Forensic 8, with particular attention to its:

  • Ability to acquire varied endpoint types
  • Keyword search and Indexing capabilities
  • Scripting capabilities
  • Case processing and handling of bookmarked data
  • Preview functionality

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Speaker Bios

Jake Williams

Jake Williams is a SANS analyst, senior SANS instructor, course author and designer of several NetWars challenges for use in SANS' popular, "gamified" information security training suite. Jake spent more than a decade in information security roles at several government agencies, developing specialties in offensive forensics, malware development and digital counterespionage. Jake is the founder of Rendition InfoSec, which provides penetration testing, digital forensics and incident response, expertise in cloud data exfiltration, and the tools and guidance to secure client data against sophisticated, persistent attacks on-premises and in the cloud.

Harp Thukral

Harp Thukral, manager of product management for Guidance, has more than 15 years' experience in software development in the government, education and finance sectors, among others. He began his career as a software developer and transitioned into product management, having had the opportunity to work with customers. Harp is passionate about taking a customer-centric approach to building products and focuses on making certain EnCase delivers features the digital forensic community needs.

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