Why Mobile Forensics?
As of 2016, there were 395.9 million wireless subscriber connections of smartphones, feature phones, and tablets in the United States. This is equivalent to a staggering 120.6 percent of the population. When cell phones and other mobile devices are involved in investigations, important digital evidence remains within those devices just waiting to be uncovered. Mobile forensics is the service through which examiners extract and ultimately make sense of the data stored within a mobile device. Modern smart phones contain a plethora of information that could potentially be of evidentiary value including: