Australian Digital Forensics Conference

Document Type

Conference Proceeding


School of Computer and Information Science, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia


This paper discusses the importance of live forensics and the use of an automated USB based smart data gathering technology to be used in incident response. The paper introduces the technology and its application in incidence response as well as highlight how it works. It also explains the tools that it uses to gather the live data from target systems. The paper also highlights some of the advantages and disadvantages of the technology as will as its limitations. The paper concludes with mentioning the importance of testing the tool and ways it can be developed and taken further.


Originally published in the Proceedings of the 5th Australian Digital Forensics Conference, Edith Cowan University, Perth Western Australia, December 3rd 2007.