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CEIC is now Enfuse! This conference will take place May 23–26 in Las Vegas.
Enfuse is a three-day security and digital investigations conference where specialists, executives, and experts break new ground for the year ahead.
On Wednesday, May 25, Chris Bross, DriveSavers Chief Technology Officer, alongside Jeff Hedlesky, Forensic Evangelist-FBU at Guidance Software, will be speaking about solid-state drives and new challenges they pose to forensic practitioners. More information about their session below.
DriveSavers will be at booth #223. Stop by to speak with Chris Bross and to hear some fascinating stories about how our digital forensic service has aided legal and criminal investigations.
Wednesday, May 25
4:30PM – 5:30PM
Intermediate | Lab
Solid-state drive (SSD) storage is rapidly replacing traditional rotational media drives. Explore how technologies involved with SSDs pose new challenges to forensic practitioners, the inner workings of the newest classes of SSDs and best practices for extracting as much forensically sound information as possible. Updated and expanded for 2016.
Develop a better understanding of how forensic imaging of SSDs (and other flash memory devices) is both similar to and different from forensic best practices for traditional rotating media.
Basic understanding of digital forensic concepts, including some experience with DF hardware and software.
Forensic Evangelist-FBU, Guidance Software
Jeff has been involved in the Technology Sector since 1983, and has worked in and around digital forensics since 2004. His role at GSI is ‘Forensic Evangelist’ for the Forensic Business Unit of Guidance Software. The FBU is responsible for EnCase® Forensic, EnCase® Portable and the Tableau line of digital forensic hardware products. Jeff’s focus is primarily on marketing and business development. He travels far and wide (recently to China, Japan, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand) to recruit and train Guidance authorized distributors and resellers, and to make joint calls on key customers. He also frequently visits the DC area to spend strategic time with our customer community within U.S. Federal agencies, listening as well as speaking.
Chris Bross is the Chief Technology Office at DriveSavers data recovery. Since joining DriveSavers engineering team in 1995, Bross has recovered data on all types of failed storage devices. Today, he manages the R&D team for emerging storage and solid-state devices, and guides the development of new tools and technologies for the forensic and data recovery labs.