A practical guide to analyzing iOS devices with the latest forensics tools and techniques
About This Book
Who This Book Is For
The book is for digital forensics analysts, incident response analysts, IT security experts, and malware analysts. It would be beneficial if you have basic knowledge of forensics
What You Will Learn
Mobile forensics is used within many different domains, but is chiefly employed in the field of information security. By understanding common attack vectors and vulnerability points, security professionals can develop measures and examine system architectures to harden security on iOS devices. This book is a complete manual on the identification, acquisition, and analysis of iOS devices, updated to iOS 8 and 9.
You will learn by doing, with various case studies. The book covers different devices, operating system, and apps. There is a completely renewed section on third-party apps with a detailed analysis of the most interesting artifacts. By investigating compromised devices, you can work out the identity of the attacker, as well as what was taken, when, why, where, and how the attack was conducted. Also you will learn in detail about data security and application security that can assist forensics investigators and application developers. It will take hands-on approach to solve complex problems of digital forensics as well as mobile forensics.
Style and approach
This book provides a step-by-step approach that will guide you through one topic at a time.
This intuitive guide focuses on one key topic at a time. Building upon the acquired knowledge in each chapter, we will connect the fundamental theory and practical tips by illustrative visualizations and hands-on code examples.
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