Uncovering Unauthorised Remote Access: A Digital Forensics Case Study

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 […]

Digital Forensics Investigation Helps Business Partners Resolve Alleged Breach Event

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 […]

Stopping the spread of a sophisticated spear phishing attack

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. […]

Assisting a UK-based Cyber Security Firm with Forensic Evidence Acquisition in Australia

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.

Joint Rapid Ransomware Response and Recovery Operation for an Australian Business

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.

Protecting Children from Inappropriate Content: A Case Study on School Internet Safety

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 […]

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 […]

Identifying Financial Fraud and Tracing a Rogue Business Partner – a case study

A successful chain of small businesses in regional New South Wales discovered a significant amount of money missing from their company bank account. The rogue business partner responsible for the missing funds fled the country, leaving behind his company laptop. Notion Digital Forensics was engaged to forensically examine the laptop for any useful information to […]