Cell Forensics Course

The Cell Site Analysis course from CSAS ran on the afternoon of the 18 June 2015, with an aim to scale out the training across Europe using the DFET educational infastructure. It focused on the use mobile phones within crime investigations. Areas covered included:

  • Introduction –  Forensic Analytics; Cellular network types & how they work;
  • Sources of forensic information;
  • Scenario – bank raid in Letchworth;
  • Investigative stage 1 – Forensic radio coverage surveys;
  • Investigative stage 2 – handset download techniques;
  • Investigative stage 3 – request celullar billing records, perform cell site analysis;
  • Investigative stage 4 – identify WiFi hotspots used by target phone;
  • Additional CCTV evidence provided;
  • Investigative stage 5 – ANPR requests;
  • Recap the investigation and show how the dots were joined together;
  • Review the time taken to manually process the investigation;
  • Introduce CSAS – reprocess case data using automated methods

More details of the scope of the course are here. Some pictures of the training are here: