FOR585 Advanced Smartphone and Mobile Device Forensics Preview: Bypassing Locked Smartphones - Are you really locked out?

  • Webcast Aired Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 3:00PM EST (12 Nov 2013 20:00 UTC)
  • Speaker: Heather Mahalik

Today's smartphone forensic examinations can be halted by a simple lock on a smartphone. The question is - are you really locked out? Directly from our new course material from \FOR585 Advanced Smartphone and Mobile Device Forensics" we will discuss issues pertaining to locked smartphones. What data is accessible on locked smartphones? What if the data is encrypted? How can you forensically access the data? Will the decoding and parsing be affected by the type of lock the smartphone is using?

This webcast will highlight the various locks used on smartphones and will answer the underlying questions on what capabilities currently exist and how to get inside a locked smartphone. The upcoming FOR585 breaks down the issues such as locks and encryption on each smartphone, this webcast simply provides an overview of what you will learn in the course.