Josh Brunty News Archive

Summary: Real-world laboratory use controlled internal tests utilizing scientific principles, and peer review should be leveraged in a proper validation test plan of digital and multimedia forensic tools and methods. As the field of digital and multimedia forensics continues to grow and evolve as a science, the importance of proper scientific validation of tools and

Summary: The Spectacles wearable smart glasses device from Snapchat records snaps and videos for the Snapchat service. A Spectacles device can sync data with a paired smartphone and upload recorded content to a user’s online account. However, extracting and analyzing data from a Snapchat app is challenging due to the disappearing nature of the media.

Summary: The article discusses the importance of good planning and preparation in writing a digital forensics investigation report. It emphasizes the need to distill technical findings into a simple, understandable format and to consider the audience who will be reading the report. The article also offers tips on organizing the report and offers templates and

Summary: Christa Miller interviews Josh Brunty, an associate professor at Marshall University, about the importance of collaboration between academia and law enforcement in the field of digital forensics. Brunty discusses the history of Marshall University’s cyber forensics and security programs, which were started in 2004 and have since developed into a full master’s program. He

Summary: Wearable devices allow users the ability to leave mobile phones behind while remaining connected to the digital world; however, this creates challenges in the examination, acquisition, identification, and analysis of probative data. This preliminary research aims to provide an enhanced understanding of where sensitive user data and forensic artifacts are stored on smartwatch wearable

Summary: Recent implementations of cutting-edge features in smart mobile devices have consumers turning to such technology in increasing numbers as their primary source of communication and information sue to their high degree of portability, privacy, and functionality. As such, emerging technologies have driven substantial progress and unparalleled growth in the field of mobile device forensics,

Summary: Social media is becoming an increasingly important—and controversial—investigative source for law enforcement. Social Media Investigation for Law Enforcement provides an overview of the current state of digital forensic investigation of Facebook and other social media networks and the state of the law, touches on hacktivism, and discusses the implications for privacy and other controversial areas. The