Books, digital forensics

Mobile Forensics – Advanced Investigative Strategies by Oleg Afonin & Vladimir Katalov

Mobile forensics is a growing subsection of digital forensic investigation. With the proliferation of devices, applications and operating systems available nowadays, it’s increasingly becoming a vital and complex field. The skillset needed to accurately acquire evidence from mobile devices may seem dauntingly wide-ranging, especially when so many of us are dealing with backlogs in the first place. How are we supposed to keep up to date with this ever-evolving challenge?

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iOS Forensics Cookbook by Birani & Birani

iOS Forensics Cookbook was written by Bhanu Birani and Mayank Birani with the aim of providing a resource to help forensic practitioners to handle and extract data from iOS devices.

It is important to note that this book is aimed at people who already have a significant level of technical knowledge. While it does explain where data are stored, for example, it does so only in brief and as part of practical exercises. Anyone who has a low level of familiarity with the subject or is put off by the idea of reading through lines of code will have difficulty understanding the majority of this book.

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Review: Practical Mobile Forensics

8311OS_covConsidering that there are separate books – indeed, whole genres – devoted to Android and iOS forensics specifically, writing a single tome that covers mobile forensics in a meaningful way is an ambitious task.

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Review – Learning iOS Forensics

9781783553518covI reviewed Learning iOS Forensics, by Mattia Epifani and Pasquale Stirparo, for Forensic Focus.

Learning iOS Forensics is a practical textbook that aims to help digital forensics examiners of all levels to get to grips with the procedures involved in forensically analysing iOS devices.

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