Deep Dive on Portable Case Part 1

One of the most essential parts of the forensic process is reporting what you find on a system. Often, the forensic examiner may only know part of the case. Not having the complete picture as a single examiner makes collaborating on findings essential to the reporting process. Magnet Forensics has built Portable Case, a feature of Magnet AXIOM and Magnet Cyber, to help foster that collaboration, make it more integrated, and allow that needed collaboration.

DFIR: What is Digital Forensics and Incident Response?

Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR), is often used to speak about both the digital forensics and incident response fields—related but separate areas. Let’s delve into what both digital forensics and incident response are and why they are often grouped together.

Analytics in Magnet AXIOM

When it comes to the analytics tools of Magnet AXIOM, they’re designed to automatically surface case-relevant evidence, empowering you to derive insights and intelligence quickly and easily. With tools such as Media Explorer, Cloud Insights Dashboard, Connections, and Timeline, AXIOM leverages technology like machine learning and CBIR (Content-Based Image Retrieval) to surface evidence. Data visualizations are … Continued

Zoom Artifact Support in Magnet AXIOM

We at Magnet Forensics are constantly trying to keep up with new artifacts that are relevant to the changing times to help assist in your examinations. Recently added into Magnet AXIOM was the support of Zoom application artifacts, which in recent times has become an extremely popular way for us to connect and communicate in … Continued

Skype Warrant Returns in Magnet AXIOM

We know how useful it can be to analyze the data from your warrant returns alongside your other evidence sources in AXIOM. AXIOM has long supported the processing of warrant returns from Apple, Facebook, Google/Gmail, Instagram, and Snapchat. And now, new in Magnet AXIOM 4.2 is the ability to ingest and process Skype Warrant Return … Continued

Free Mac & iOS Resources for the DFIR Community

Members of the forensic community often take it upon themselves to create scripts, custom artifacts, or software to aid in their investigations, then share with others, which I’ve always loved. The talent our community guild has is truly awesome, and I’m thankful to be a part of it. This blog isn’t meant to be an end all, be all of every publicly available Mac … Continued

macOS & iOS Photos Support with Magnet AXIOM

Within recent releases of AXIOM, we’ve added new artifacts to help examiners analyze images found on both iOS and macOS systems. Many investigations that examiners are faced with hinge on the images found during analysis of the data. These artifacts will help identify new points of interest and allow for more context to be drawn around images found during those investigations.  We can all agree … Continued