5   Toolbox Forensics: Multiple-Tool Approach

After the mobile device evidence has been successfully seized, tagged, and packaged, the next steps involve preserving, processing, and analyzing the data stored on the devices. As discussed in preceding chapters, mobile forensics is different from computer forensics in many ways, and one significant difference has to do with how the devices are processed during examination. With mobile device forensics, using only one tool to process and analyze the evidence can be a detrimental task, although a computer forensics examiner can sometimes get by with using only a single tool. This poses problems for a lot of mobile device investigators for several reasons—in particular, the cost involved in using several ...

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