Attorneys and investigators are often shocked at how much deeply probative evidence, both live and deleted, can be recovered from today’s smart phones and tablets. With the surging adoption of mobile apps for messaging, mail, social media, payment, navigation, and you name it; new issues with data security and privacy are developing. We will explore mobile apps, their platforms and families, and the substantial evidence apps can yield. We will identify privacy and security issues with today’s mobile apps that impact investigations and litigation. And we will look at the future of mobile apps on wearable platforms.
The presenter will interactively demo evidence from a mobile forensic examination of a smart phone complete with text and voice messages, and abundant app evidence.
- What kind of evidence can be recovered from mobile apps?
- Information security and privacy issues with mobile apps today
- Future of mobile apps on wearable platforms
- Demo evidence from mobile forensic examination including text and voice messages and mobile apps
About John Carney
John Carney is CTO and lead digital forensic examiner at Carney Forensics where he has been data mining mobile devices for electronic evidence for the past 11 years as an expert witness. He has a 30-year software engineering and information technology career. He was educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab where he studied computer science, computer graphics and software engineering and earned a Bachelor of Science. He is also a federally and state-licensed attorney in Minnesota with a Juris Doctorate from Mitchell Hamline School of Law.
Carney serves on the Council of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Computer and Technology Law Section and is a member of the American Bar Association. He also sits on the Computer Forensics Advisory Board at Century College and is a voting member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He holds ACE, CCLO, and CCPA digital forensics certifications.