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To trust or not to trust: The relationship between you & your mobile forensics tool

  • Friday, April 8th, 2016 at 1:00 PM EDT (17:00:00 UTC)
  • Heather Mahalik
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Overview

Lets face it, when it comes to you and your smartphone forensic tool, there is no such a thing as a monogamous relationship. There are a plethora of mobile forensics tools available to make your job easier. And best of all, you get to pick the one to help you find what you are looking for. One might think that having these tools right on your fingertips is the key to finding key evidence, right? Think again. In this webcast, we will take a look at the strengths and the pitfalls of mobile forensics tools, we will show you when to trust or not trust their results but most importantly, how to rely on your own skills to conduct successful mobile device investigations.


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Speaker Bio

Heather Mahalik

Heather has worked on high-stress and high-profile cases, investigating everything from child exploitation to Osama Bin Ladenís media. She has helped law enforcement, eDiscovery firms, and the federal government extract and manually decode artifacts used in solving investigations around the world. All told she has more than 14 years of experience in digital forensics, including eight years focused on mobile forensics Ė thereís hardly a device or platform she hasnít researched or examined or a commercial tool she hasnít used. These days Heather is the Director of Forensic Engineering at ManTech CARD.†Heather previously led the mobile device team for Basis Technology, where she focused on mobile device exploitation in support of the federal government. She also worked as a forensic examiner at Stroz Friedberg and the U.S. State Department Computer Investigations and Forensics Lab, where she handled a number of high-profile cases. She has also developed and implemented forensic training programs and standard operating procedures.†@HeatherMahalik

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