John Bambenek

John Bambenek is President of Bambenek Labs, a threat intelligence firm, and a PhD student studying cyber security machine learning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has 20 years experience investigating cyber crime and has participated in large investigations in ransomware, the 2016 election-related hacking, and extremist fundraising in cryptocurrency.

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Adventures in Pro Bono Digital Forensics Work
John Bambenek

Most of DFIR work never makes it to a courtroom and even when it does it is often unchallenged. This talk will cover cases of doing pro bono digital forensics for public defenders and journalists and the shoddy work that often passes for science.

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