Phoning it in: Heather talks about smartphone forensics

  • Webcast Aired Wednesday, 26 Apr 2017 10:00AM EDT (26 Apr 2017 14:00 UTC)
  • Speaker: Heather Mahalik

Smartphone forensics is complicated. The most common thing you will hear when asked if data can be extracted is, \it depends". It depends on the state of the phone - is it locked, encrypted, etc. Additionally, it depends on your forensic tools and if they are capable of decoding the smartphone date. What if the tools fail you? Will you know how to hunt the data and uncover the artifacts that support your investigation? In this webcast, we will discuss common smartphone security trends, acquisition and analysis hurdles and methods for ensuring your forensic tools are presenting the data correctly.