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New Study Reveals Top Trends Driving Mobile Forensics

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    Big data, focused analytics.

    With the amount of digital evidence growing from gigabytes to terabytes in many cases, data analytics becomes even more crucial in understanding mobile evidence. Investigators need to be able to separate relevant data from the inconsequential, and then easily understand and explain the differences to themselves, colleagues, barristers/attorneys and jurors. "The ability to visualize timelines, geographical locations, and content can make all the difference in how jurors, barristers/attorneys, and others perceive the relevance of data we extract," said Simon Lang, digital forensic manager with SYTECH.

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New Study Reveals Top Trends Driving Mobile Forensics

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    Big data, focused analytics.

    With the amount of digital evidence growing from gigabytes to terabytes in many cases, data analytics becomes even more crucial in understanding mobile evidence. Investigators need to be able to separate relevant data from the inconsequential, and then easily understand and explain the differences to themselves, colleagues, barristers/attorneys and jurors. "The ability to visualize timelines, geographical locations, and content can make all the difference in how jurors, barristers/attorneys, and others perceive the relevance of data we extract," said Simon Lang, digital forensic manager with SYTECH.

The adoption of mobile devices has drastically changed the mobile forensics industry in just the last year alone, and the evolving landscape presents newer challenges that demand investigators to rethink the way they work.

In a new industry forecast issued today by Cellebrite, a leading provider of mobile forensic and mobile data transfer solutions, forensics experts reveal that multiple devices, field analysis, social evidence, Big Data and mobile malware will be the driving factors in shaping the industry this year. According to the research, the following trends will directly shape mobile forensics in the coming months.