Tag Archives: mobile forensics

The Forensic Snake: Using Python to Squeeze the Mobile Device

When I started my pilgrimage into mobile forensics, I did so with the goal of providing the law enforcement community with the tools and training that would assist investigators in extracting relevant data from cell phones. Back then, mobile forensics … Continue reading

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Building a Solution to Today’s Problem: Mobile Device Application Overload

Crime today is no longer confined to the streets. Crimes are increasingly committed in a cyber-world. Looking back, I recalled patrolling the streets as a young officer in a Pacific Northwest city, and responding to calls for service involving domestic … Continue reading

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The Failing “Find Evidence Button”

It has been quite evident during my R&D to develop a better solution to combat the rapidly changing dynamic of smart device collections one critical observation. The days of quick and dirty forensics is over. This theme resonated at this … Continue reading

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Mobile Device and Social Media Raise Your Hand

As I travel and speak at various venues on social media applications and mobile devices I always open up with a question to the audience. Typically the audience is of the type that uses Electronically Stored Information (ESI) to help … Continue reading

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Validation and MDF Tools

At every speaking event I make sure to let the attendees know that there is not a one tool solution when it comes to MDF (mobile device forensics). I always add, “if a company says they are the only solution … Continue reading

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Mobile Phone Examiner Plus 5.0

Ok, readers. Some of you following, or simply users of @AccessDataGroup or @ADMobilTraining Mobile Phone Examiner Plus say, “Hey, did the version go from 4.8 to 5.0?” A resounding yes. The easy explanation: There are so many upgrades to 5.0 … Continue reading

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Mobile Security in the BYOD

I presented at the AccessData User Conference this year about mobile security and spoke about the BYOD or Bring Your Own Device phenomenon in today’s corporate world. At that time, BYOD was taken by my audience as “he misspelled BYOB”. … Continue reading

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MFI Class Information

Mobile Forensics Inc has brought a new face to the front, Kevin DeLong. Kevin comes from the Lima, Ohio Police department where he has been a forensic examiner of computers and mobile devices. Kevin will take the role of the … Continue reading

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SANS #DFIRSummit

So as I leave the #DFIRSummit in Austin, TX and at 30, 000 feet I have time to reflect. I submitted a paper requesting submission into the fold and was accepted to speak at the SANS SUMMIT (which honestly, I … Continue reading

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SmartDevices at Techno

Yesterday @Celldet was also busy with another class, but this time on SmartDevices. Concentration first on what a Smart Device in the mobile sense and the fact that it is really just a mobile computer. The black and white line … Continue reading

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