Mobile Forensics – Advanced Investigative Strategies

by Vladimir Katalov & Oleg Afonin
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Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: September 30, 2016

ISBN: 9781786464088

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Master powerful strategies to acquire and analyze evidence from real-life scenarios

About This Book

  • A straightforward guide to address the roadblocks face when doing mobile forensics
  • Simplify mobile forensics using the right mix of methods, techniques, and tools
  • Get valuable advice to put you in the mindset of a forensic professional, regardless of your career level or experience

Who This Book Is For

This book is for forensic analysts and law enforcement and IT security officers who have to deal with digital evidence as part of their daily job. Some basic familiarity with digital forensics is assumed, but no experience with mobile forensics is required.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the challenges of mobile forensics
  • Grasp how to properly deal with digital evidence
  • Explore the types of evidence available on iOS, Android, Windows, and BlackBerry mobile devices
  • Know what forensic outcome to expect under given circumstances
  • Deduce when and how to apply physical, logical, over-the-air, or low-level (advanced) acquisition methods
  • Get in-depth knowledge of the different acquisition methods for all major mobile platforms
  • Discover important mobile acquisition tools and techniques for all of the major platforms

In Detail

Investigating digital media is impossible without forensic tools. Dealing with complex forensic problems requires the use of dedicated tools, and even more importantly, the right strategies. In this book, you'll learn strategies and methods to deal with information stored on smartphones and tablets and see how to put the right tools to work.

We begin by helping you understand the concept of mobile devices as a source of valuable evidence. Throughout this book, you will explore strategies and "plays" and decide when to use each technique. We cover important techniques such as seizing techniques to ...