In Teel Tech’s Level II Advanced Smartphone Forensics class, students learn how dive deeper into today’s popular Smartphone devices, acquire and analyze more data, while getting a global understanding of security and malware challenges. Students will receive extensive hands-on practice with today’s leading mobile device forensics tools, specifically UFED Ultimate with Physical Analyzer and Oxygen Analyst.
Incorporating both classroom education and practical lessons, students will have the opportunity to roll up their sleeves and dive into devices to perform extractions and analysis. Students will graduate the class with a better understanding of the inner workings of smartphones, and how to combine commercial and open-source tools to successfully and efficiently process devices.
Teel Tech Smartphone Forensics 5-Day Course Outline
Part One: Intro and Android
Students will spend time acquiring and analyzing data using the available tools. Understanding Android data structures, security issues and how to successfully process and analyze the data is covered in this portion.
Part Two: Apple iOS
Part Three: BlackBerry and Windows 8
Students will work with data acquisitions to understand file structures and data locations. Students will primarily focus on iOS data analysis in these practical lessons, but will also have an opportunity to examine BlackBerry and Windows 8 data.
Part Four: – Understanding Tool Limits — Where to Go Next?
Course Instructor: Brian Farnsworth
Brian Farnsworth is a State of California Investigator on the Computer Forensics Team. He is also
assigned to the Sacramento Valley Hi-Tech Crimes Task Force. As a computer forensics team member, he specializes in cell phone and computer forensics. Brian is a UFED Certified Instructor for Teel Technologies, and is among the first to obtain the Cellebrite Certified Instructor (CCI) title. He currently posses his A.S., B.S., M.S. and is currently working on his PhD.