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New Study Reveals Top Trends Driving Mobile Forensics

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    Mobile malware impacts civil and criminal investigations.

    In 2013, Cellebrite's panel of industry experts predicted a rise in mobile malware and the resulting need for forensics examiners to understand how to recognize and analyze it together with other evidence. "Malware as a factor in fraud, intimate partner abuse, theft of intellectual property and trade secrets and other crimes is something that all investigators will need to consider with every mobile device they encounter," said Carlos Cajigas, training director and senior forensic examiner with EPYX Forensics. "Training and practical experience are necessary to develop the level of proficiency investigators need to make these assessments."

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New Study Reveals Top Trends Driving Mobile Forensics

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    Mobile malware impacts civil and criminal investigations.

    In 2013, Cellebrite's panel of industry experts predicted a rise in mobile malware and the resulting need for forensics examiners to understand how to recognize and analyze it together with other evidence. "Malware as a factor in fraud, intimate partner abuse, theft of intellectual property and trade secrets and other crimes is something that all investigators will need to consider with every mobile device they encounter," said Carlos Cajigas, training director and senior forensic examiner with EPYX Forensics. "Training and practical experience are necessary to develop the level of proficiency investigators need to make these assessments."

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.