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Product Reviews

SC Magazine Lab Approved

AccessData Forensic Tool Kit FTK

Verdict: FTK will continue to be our computer forensic workhorse and we make it SC Lab Approved for another year.

SC Magazine Best Buy

Paraben E3 DS

Verdict: This belongs in every lab doing mobile device forensics. Not only is it a solid tool, it is perfect for triage. We make this our Best Buy this month.

EnCase Endpoint Investigator

Verdict: We wish that we could afford this tool for our lab but, as powerful as it is, it is far out of the range of any but large organizations with significant investment in forensics and DFIR.

SC Magazine Lab Approved

Lima Forensic Case Management

Verdict: This has become a mainstay in the lab for tracking research projects, all of which behave a lot like digital forensic investigations. Over the past year we have not retained our research records because there was no need to. This year, need or not, we will. We make this ...

SC Magazine Recommended

RecordTS for Terminal Services

Verdict: While monitoring remote sessions may not be the first thing you consider when you are planning DFIR, if you are accessing servers and critical/sensitive workstations remotely you should consider this product strongly, no matter what the size of your enterprise is. This is our Recommended product for this month.

SC Magazine Lab Approved

NIKSUN NetDetector Suite

Verdict: This is probably the best analytics tool we've seen and the notion of feeding with a SIEM is intriguing for its significant possibilities. We certainly will be doing that here in the Labs. NIKSUN has been SC Lab Approved since we started the program and we continue that for another ...

SC Magazine Recommended

VMRay Analyzer

Verdict: Solid malware analysis tool, especially good for engineers just getting started with malware analysis. We make this our Recommended tool for this month.

Joe Sandbox Cloud Ultimate

Verdict: Since this is SC Lab Approved, the obvious verdict is that it is a first-rate tool and merits examination if you are looking at doing in-house malware analysis (and you should be). We continue to rate this one SC Lab Approved for its heavy utility in our lab and superior ...

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