Author Archives: ChetHosmer

PFIC-2018

Paraben Forensic Innovation Conference PFIC 2018, Sept 5-6, Park City Utah Another fantastic year with the team at Paraben.  In beautiful Park City, Utah with the latest cutting edge sessions covering digital investigations and incident response. My training session this … Continue reading

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HTCIA-2018

High Tech Crimes International 2018, Washington D.C. August 19-22 The phenomena of Fake Photos, Audio and Video have become viral.  Just one example according to the Washington Post (2017), “following an attack on the London Bridge that killed eight people, fake … Continue reading

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DFRWS-2018

Digital Forensic Research Workshop 2018, Providence, RI Another great DFRWS event. This year, I demonstrated the use of a Raspberry Pi coupled with a dedicated Python script to monitor, detect, respond and record evidence of aberrant behavior within targeted network … Continue reading

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DEFCON 2018 – USA

August 11, 2018, DEFCON Skytalks and Wall of Sheep Chet Hosmer and Mike Raggo, Exploiting IoT Communications, A Cover within a Cover IoT offers new protocols and frequencies over which communication travels. Due to lack of familiarity amongst most enterprises, … Continue reading

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April 11, 2019 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum at George Mason University

April 11, 2018 Cybersecurity Innovation Forum at George Mason University Using a Raspberry Pi as a Passive Network Sensor Another great evening with the Innovation Forum at GMU, presenting the Raspberry Pi Sensor project to a packed house. Great working … Continue reading

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RSA 2018 Presentation

RSA Conference – 2018 April 15-20 Exfiltrating Data through IoT RSA Security Conference, San Francisco , CA April 20, 2018 | 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM Co-Presenters: Mike Raggo and Chet Hosmer Overview IoT offers a plethora of new protocols … Continue reading

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HTCIA International Conference 2017

HTCIA Conference 2017 Python Forensics is proud to once again sponsor the HTCIA International Conference Oct 1-5 in Anaheim California. We will be exhibiting, speaking and training at this years event.  Please stop by our both and/or attended one of … Continue reading

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enfuse 2017

Asset Mapping with Python I’m excited to once again be part of the Guidance Software enfuse Conference being held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, May 22-25, 2017. I’m Looking forward to hearing from another truly impressive lineup of lectures, … Continue reading

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Integrating Python

Integrating Python – Book Released Integrating Python with Leading Computer Forensic Platforms takes a definitive look at how and why the integration of Python advances the field of digital forensics. In addition, the book includes practical, never seen Python examples … Continue reading

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AccessData User Summit

AccessData User Summit – a Great Exchange of Knowledge This years AccessData User Summit was held in Lake Mary Florida April 5-7, 2016.  The summit brought together a plethora of industry experts, speakers and participants all with one objective in … Continue reading

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Chet Hosmer to Present at Enfuse 2016

Chet Hosmer, Python Forensics Founder to present at Enfuse 2016. Enfuse 2016 May 24, 2016 Caesars Palace Las Vegas: 3:30 PM The Enfuse 2016 talk will demonstrate new open source Python scripts to identify hidden content in multimedia files. Presentation … Continue reading

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Version 1.1.1 QuickFish

QuickFish Python Script Update Key Updates – Supports both Python 2.7 and 3.3 Python Environment – Fixed bug when processing SHA224 – Supports two hashes simulatenously i.e. MD5 and SHA512 – Added additional log and display messages – Added Version … Continue reading

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EnCase and Python

EnCase & Python–Extending Your Investigative Capabilities ​Digital investigations are constantly changing as new technologies are utilized to create, store or transfer vital data.  Augmenting existing forensic platforms with innovative methods of acquiring, processing, reasoning about and providing actionable evidence is … Continue reading

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en2PY EnScript / Python Blog File

en2py – Heuristic Indexing with Python …. Download Source files related to James Habben and Chet Hosmer Blog Post Digital Forensics Today – EnScript and Python: Exporting Many Files for Heuristic Processing – Part 1 The following download file contains … Continue reading

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CEIC 2015 Python Heuristic Reasoning and EnCase

 CEIC 2015 Thanks to everyone who attended Heuristic Reasoning with Python and EnCase at CEIC 2015 with Chet Hosmer The presentation covered the integration of Python Scripts with EnCase utilizing EnScripts as the conduit.  The presentation covered Scripts that: Extracted … Continue reading

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CEIC 2015 – May 20, 2015 2:00-3:30 PM

Heuristic Reasoning with Python and EnCase Speaker: Chet Hosmer , Python Forensics, Inc. Session Description: CEIC 2015 Applying scripting languages to the art and science of digital investigations is certainly not new.  However, with the advancements in EnScript and EnCase … Continue reading

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HTCIA International Conference 2015

Join us at HTCIA International Conference 2015 in Orlando Florida: Chet Hosmer, will be presenting “Discovering Hidden Content in Multimedia Files ….. Using Python” Tuesday September 1, 2015 at 8:00 AM Chet will present new open source methods for discovering … Continue reading

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PFIC 2014

PFIC 2014 : Thanks to everyone who attended the Advanced Python Forensics Lab Sessions at PFIC 2014 in Snowbird Utah.  November 12-14, 2014           The following Zip file contains the Python Source Code along with the … Continue reading

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Python Single Word / Proper Name Extraction

by Chet Hosmer When examining ASCII text data during a forensic investigation, it is often useful to extract proper names and then rank those proper names by the highest number of occurrences.  The Python language has built-in capabilities that will … Continue reading

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Make Python Your “First” Language – for investigating cybercrime!

By Chet Hosmer Many digital investigators, students, academics, examiners and researchers are frustrated by the current set of forensic tools available.  Don’t get me wrong, many of the toolkits are quite capable, but they also can be complex, expensive and … Continue reading

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