Core Skills in Mobile Phone Forensics

Title: Core Skills in Mobile Phone Forensics
Duration: 1 week

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide new or existing mobile phone examiners with exposure to, and guidance on the use of appropriate forensic tools and procedures. It will also equip them with an understanding of how GSM/3G networks operate. This will enable them to better assemble evidence for the court that is clear and supportive of evidential needs. Training will encompass latest good practice, technologies and techniques available to Law Enforcement Specialists.


Ideally, students should have successfully completed the ECTEG Introductory IT Forensics & Network Investigations course. Students are expected to have successfully participated in basic training for high tech crime investigators.

Students will need to be able to understand and communicate in English.

Small list of agenda / topics / main points

Content includes:

  • Phone Forensic Challenges
  • Seizure and Handling
  • Introduction to Mobile Devices and their Components
  • Introduction to GSM & 3G Mobile Networks
  • Examination Process Overview
  • Battery Problems
  • Memory Card Theory
  • Reporting
  • Overcoming Common Problems
  • Hex Tutorial

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