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Boston iPhone Forensics Workshop

Boston iPhone Forensics Workshop

Ben Wilson

O'Reilly is hosting a Forensics workshop for the iPhone in Boston, MA on September 16th and 17th, 2008. The conference will teach methods for recovering evidence, personal data and corporate assets from the iPhone. The speaker at the workshop will be our friend, Jonathan Zdziarski, the author of the books iPhone Open Application Development and an iPhone Forensics manual.

The workshop is geared toward security experts and law enforcement officials interested in recovering information from the iPhone. The two day workshop will give these individuals hands on experience of recovering and processing evidence via forensic examination of both an iPhone and an iPhone 3G. Attendees will receive a special binder edition of iPhone Forensics, a USB keychain containing tools used and an electronic copy of the book. The cost to attend is $3,500.00 with special pricing available to law enforcement professionals.

Students will learn about what kinds of evidence are stored on the devices, what to do to prepare you environment for a forensics investigation, breaking into passcode-protected device, assembly of a customer recovery toolkit for the iPhone, how to effectively interrupt the iPhone 3G's "secure wipe" process. Plus many other topics and hands on activities.

Additional details regarding the Workshop can be found here. Contact O'Reilly for information about future classes in other areas of the country.