FTK Imager

A brief intro to FTK Imager


The idea of this article is to provide an overview of FTK Imager and some of the features it has and how to use them. You can download FTK Imager for free from https://accessdata.com/products-services/forensic-toolkit-ftk/ftkimager and view the documentation at https://support.accessdata.com/hc/en-us/articles/204056525-FTK-User-Guide.

What is FTK Imager

FTK Imager is a digital forensics tool that allows you to preview and forensically image devices.
FTK utilizes a simple layout for imaging, mounting devices, hashing and memory capture. It is also a great wee tool if your are on scene and need to do some live acquisitions as it is small enough to be stored on a USB and be used to create logical acquisitions although best to do physical acquisitions back at the lab is possible.
If you are wondering FTK stands for it's... Forensic Toolkit.