Practical Mobile Forensics

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Learn
  • Learn different approaches to practical mobile forensics
  • Understand the architecture and security mechanisms present in iOS and Android platforms
  • Identify sensitive files on iOS and Android platforms
  • Set up the forensic environment
  • Extract data on iOS and Android platforms
  • Recover data on iOS and Android platforms
  • Understand the forensics of Windows and BlackBerry devices
About

With the advent of smartphones, the usage and functionality of mobile devices has grown enormously along with the sensitive information contained in these devices. Law enforcement agencies around the world have realized the importance of evidence present on a mobile device and how it can influence the outcome of an investigation.

Practical Mobile Forensics explains mobile forensic techniques on the iOS, Android, Windows, and BlackBerry platforms. You will learn the fundamentals of mobile forensics, and different techniques to extract data from a device, recover deleted data, bypass the screen lock mechanisms, and various other tools that aid in a forensic examination.

This book will teach you everything you need to know to forensically examine a mobile device. The techniques described are not only useful for budding forensic investigators, but will also come in handy for those who may want to recover accidentally deleted data.

Features
  • Clear and concise explanations for forensic examinations of mobile devices
  • Master the art of extracting data, recovering deleted data, bypassing screen locks, and much more
  • The first and only guide covering practical mobile forensics on multiple platforms
Page Count 328
Course Length 9 hours 50 minutes
ISBN 9781783288311
Date Of Publication 20 Jul 2014

Authors

Satish Bommisetty

Satish Bommisetty is a security analyst working for a Fortune 500 company. His primary areas of interest include iOS forensics, iOS application security, and web application security. He has presented at international conferences, such as ClubHACK and C0C0n. He is also one of the core members of the Hyderabad OWASP chapter. He has identified and disclosed vulnerabilities within the websites of Google, Facebook, Yandex, PayPal, Yahoo!, AT&T, and more, and they are listed in their hall of fame.

Rohit Tamma

Rohit Tamma is a security program manager currently working for Microsoft. With over 9 years of experience in the field of security, his background spans management and technical consulting roles in the areas of application and cloud security, mobile security, penetration testing, and security training. Rohit has also co-authored a couple of books, Practical Mobile Forensics and Learning Android Forensics, which explain a number of ways of performing forensics on mobile platforms. You can contact him on Twitter at @RohitTamma.

Heather Mahalik

Heather Mahalik is the Director of Forensic Engineering with ManTech CARD, where she leads the forensic effort focusing on mobile and digital exploitation. She is a senior instructor and author for the SANS Institute, and she is also the course leader for the FOR585 Advanced Smartphone Forensics course. With over 15 years of experience in digital forensics, she continues to thrive on smartphone investigations, digital forensics, forensic course development and instruction, and research on application analysis and smartphone forensics.