Prior to becoming an independent analyst, Paul Shomo was one of the engineering and product leaders behind the forensics software EnCase. In addition to his work in the digital forensics and incident response (DFIR) space, he developed code for OSes that still power many of today’s IoT devices. He is the co-editor of an upcoming special issue of the Journal of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).
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“Very few things that advertise AI have the goods under the hood. I think what people are touting as innovative AI is still very basic, and we can go a lot further.” — Rick Grinnell, founder and managing partner, Glasswing Ventures
Be ready for when the future arrives, start monitoring a pipeline of emerging technologies.
Let’s mainstream the idea that privacy is almost impossible in the face of digital forensics. Avast AV leaving behind a private browsing database, is a shocking illustration of this.
When protection fails, forensics can still prevail.