Saturday, February 22, 2014

Daily Blog #245: Sunday Funday 2/23/14

Hello Reader,
        If you watched the forensic lunch this week you heard Jon Stewart talk about Lightgrep. Indexing and searching can be a vital piece in our investigations and understanding how that technology works is important. In that regard let's see how you fare with this weeks challenge!

The Prize:
A 32GB USB3 Kangaruu thumbdrive w/ write protection loaded with our Multiboot Image




The Rules:
  1. You must post your answer before Monday 2/24/14 2AM CST (GMT -5)
  2. The most complete answer wins
  3. You are allowed to edit your answer after posting
  4. If two answers are too similar for one to win, the one with the earlier posting time wins
  5. Be specific and be thoughtful 
  6. Anonymous entries are allowed, please email them to dcowen@g-cpartners.com
  7. In order for an anonymous winner to receive a prize they must give their name to me, but i will not release it in a blog post

The Challenge:
You have a 10gbs of unallocated space from a drive that you need to index and search. Explain how an indexing program handles unstructured data for tokenizing and what other technologies must be used to handle encoded data.