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GRR Rapid Response

Written by DFM Team


GRR Rapid Response

In recent years, there has been an exponential growth in the number of security technologies becoming available to protect and defend organisations from both the unknown and known intruder. There is a common proverb “security is only as strong as the weakest link”, so what happens when your weakest link is exploited? In such situations, the need for a strong Incident Response (IR) strategy is inevitable. IR encompasses the approach to identify and remediate incidents at hand. However, many forensic technologies are emerging and are as equally important as the security products adopted by organisations today. GRR Rapid Response offers an open source remote endpoint and live forensic tool to be used by organisations not only within incident response, but also in active threat hunting and routine monitoring activities.

Aaron Momi and Haider M. al-Khateeb provide an insight into Google’s Incident Response Framework.

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Coming up in the Next issue of Digital Forensics Magazine

Coming up in Issue 34 on sale from February 2018:


Device Forensics in the Internet of Things

As more businesses and consumers adopt IoT devices, privacy violations and cyber-attacks by malicious actors will become commonplace due to the insecure IoT infrastructure. Read More »

Data Destruction In Current Hard Disks & Data Destruction Techniques

Data destruction is a process traditionally applied using physical techniques, aiming at the completely destruction of the hard disk, however, there is an increasing interest in the use of logical techniques for data destruction, that allow reusing the physical device. Read More »

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Faster Searching For Known Illegal Content

Cryptographic (“MD5”) hash searching for known illegal material is one of the most thorough methods of digital forensic investigation. However, the technique is hampered by the ever-increasing size of media being examined, and the size of the hash list being searched. Read More »

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