IOS Forensic Analysis: For IPhone, IPad, and IPod Touch

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Apress, Dec 20, 2010 - Computers - 372 pages

iOS Forensic Analysis provides an in-depth look at investigative processes for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad devices. The methods and procedures outlined in the book can be taken into any courtroom. With never-before-published iOS information and data sets that are new and evolving, this book gives the examiner and investigator the knowledge to complete a full device examination that will be credible and accepted in the forensic community.

What you’ll learn
  • How to respond to security incidents involving iOS devices
  • How to acquire and analyze data on iOS devices such as iPhone and iPad
  • How to analyze media exploitation on iOS devices
Who this book is for

Computer forensic professionals, law enforcement, attorneys, security professionals, those who are curious about such things, and educators.

This book can also be employed by law enforcement training academies and universities, as well as computer forensics, information security, and e-discovery communities.

Table of Contents
  1. History of Apple Mobile Devices
  2. iOS Operating and File System Analysis
  3. Search, Seizure, and Incident Response
  4. iPhone Logical Acquisition
  5. Logical Data Analysis
  6. Mac and Windows Artifacts
  7. GPS Analysis
  8. Media Exploitation
  9. Media Exploitation Analysis
  10. Network Analysis

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About the author (2010)

Sean F. Morrissey has had more than 20 years of Mac and PC experience. He was formerly a trainer for the U.S. State Department, a private e-discovery consultant, and provided support for companies like Dell and Hewlett Packard. Sean's background is in law enforcement in Maryland and, as a U.S. Army officer, he was assigned to test and evaluate state-of-the-art computer management and weapon systems. Sean is also a graduate of Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, and has authored a book on Mac forensics. He previously worked for CSC, where he developed and delivered computer forensic training to federal agencies. He has now returned to the U.S. State Department as a mobile forensic analyst. Sean was also the lead author of Mac OS X iPod and iPhone Forensic Analysis DVD Toolkit.