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Phoning it in: Heather talks about smartphone forensics

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM EDT (2017-04-26 14:00:00 UTC)
  • Heather Mahalik

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Overview

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.

Speaker Bio

Heather Mahalik

Heather is the Senior Director of Digital Intelligence at Cellebrite.  At the SANS Institute, Heather is a senior instructor, author and the course lead for FOR585: Smartphone Forensic Analysis In-Depth. As if that isn't a full enough schedule, Heather also maintains www.smarterforensics.com, where she blogs and hosts work from the digital forensics community. She is the co-author of Practical Mobile Forensics (1st and 2nd editions), currently a best seller from Pack't Publishing, and the technical editor for Learning Android Forensics from Pack't Publishing.

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