A case study on work that Notion Digital Forensics have completed. Notion Digital Forensics was approached by a customer who had concerns that their IT managed service provider (MSP) was accessing commercially sensitive information without explicit consent. The customer was not sure if the MSP was taking commercially sensitive information without their consent. Background of […]
Notion Digital Forensics was engaged by a multinational technology company to investigate an alleged breach of their systems, in which a private key from a server certificate was publicly shared by unknown parties. The government department they were working with believed that the technology company could have disclosed the key (either by accident or cyber […]
Notion Digital Forensics faced a cyber emergency involving a customer of an IT Managed Service Provider (MSP). The customer was a professional services business, whose head of marketing had their email compromised by a sophisticated spear phishing scam. The professional services firm’s Microsoft Office 365 account was copied, and thousands of business contacts were extracted. […]
Successful Second Opinion in Corporate Espionage Case – Uncovering a Salesperson’s Theft of Customer Information
A top salesperson at a specialist software company was accused of stealing customer information and using it at a competitor. The case went to the Federal Court of Australia and was appealed all the way up to the full bench of the Federal Court. Initially, a well-known forensics company was assigned to the case, but […]
A UK-based cyber security firm, conducting cyber insurance investigations in Australia, faced challenges with obtaining forensic copies that met the NIST 800-86 international standard. They turned to Notion Digital Forensics for assistance, and we successfully acquired the required evidence, following strict data protection and encryption standards.
A complex Australian business fell victim to a ransomware attack, which halted their production. They also had some uncertainty about how effective their backups were. Notion Digital Forensics was contacted to provide guidance and expertise, working alongside the company’s IT teams, MSP (Managed Service Provider), and MSSP (Managed Security Service Provider) to quickly recover from the incident.
In the age of social media, businesses face numerous challenges, including the potential for anonymous online defamation. In this case study, our client, a medium-sized contractor company, fell victim to defamatory comments posted by an anonymous Facebook account. The challenge was to uncover the identity of the account operator without engaging in a potentially international […]
In a world where internet access is increasingly essential for education, schools face the challenge of ensuring a safe and appropriate online environment for students. This case study examines an incident involving a extremely young student allegedly being exposed to inappropriate images on a school computer and assesses the school’s internet safety practices. Objective The […]
In this case study, we discuss the process of gaining access to the personal files of a high-profile technology executive who passed away in his early 50s. With a complex financial situation spanning multiple jurisdictions, it was essential to unlock the individual’s Apple Mac laptop to settle his affairs and provide cherished memories to his […]
Investigating Potential Intellectual Property Theft: A Digital Forensics Case Study in a High-Tech Manufacturing Company
This case study discusses a high-tech manufacturing company’s allegation of unauthorised taking of valuable company designs by an employee during a company restructure. The employee’s laptop was requested for forensic examination, revealing attempts to erase data and tamper with the device’s date settings. Objective The primary objective was to investigate whether the employee had indeed […]