Cellebrite Responder Operator

Course type: On Line On Demand
Location: On demand
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About this course

Course features

Mobile Forensics - Entry-level course

Cellebrite Responder Operator (CRO) is a course designed for the entry level, non-technical Cellebrite Responder Kiosk, or software user. The CRO course includes lessons and practical exercises necessary to explain the fundamentals of mobile device investigations, extraction of user data, and the previewing of extracted mobile device data using the Cellebrite Responder Kiosk.

Participants in the course perform extractions to collect data from mobile devices, SIM cards, and mass storage media. Additionally, learner’s complete proper documentation steps, the generation of automated reports, and the creation of custom reports.

NOTICE: This course is for Cellebrite Responder Software and Kiosk-based solutions only. It is not training in our Pro Series Forensic Core classes that use UFED Touch, UFED4PC, and our Logical/Physical Analyzer Software.

All Online Course Student Manuals are now eBooks!

Cellebrite Online On Demand courses now feature eBook student manuals. These manuals can be accessed via the Cellebrite Learning Center anytime and be viewed on any device.

Added benefits to digital manuals:

  • Immediate access to student manuals
  • Accessible anytime, from anywhere, on any device within your course
  • Find what you need through easy to use search functions
  • Modern content format and increased accessibility

Course Access

Students have a 90-day limited time period to access and complete all content, activities, and exams for this class. Access begins on the day the student’s enrollment is confirmed (voucher consumption) and can be monitored in the top left-hand menu of the class homepage, by use of a timer which shows students the number of days remaining for their access.

  • Following this period, a single 15-day extension can be requested. The student must wait until the number of days reaches 0 days, at which point the countdown will become a button to request an extension of 15-days.
  • Extension requests typically take 1-2 business days to review/approve and limited to a one-time request. If the student fails to complete the course after the approval of the 15-day extension, you may be required to purchase the class again and start over.

More details on this policy can be viewed here.

Learning objectives

CRO Course Learning Objectives

Mobile Device Technology Overview

In this module, you will obtain a baseline of how cellular devices operate and discuss possible artifacts of interest from an investigative point of view.

  • Identify mobile device hardware
  • Develop an understanding of how devices communicate 
  • Describe where mobile device information can be stored

Data Locations

In this module, you will learn where data can be stored on a mobile device. You will also be introduced to the UFED Kiosk and UFED InField software, the various types of extractions and some of the challenges encountered in mobile device examination.

  • Identify data locations, flash memory, SIM and storage cards • Discuss cloud-based storage
  • Understand UFED Kiosk and UFED InField software
  • Describe the different extractions and various challenges

Forensic Handling of Mobile Devices

In this module, you will learn about industry standard collection techniques involving mobile devices and discuss the implications for pertinent digital evidence recovery.

  • Learn about industry standard mobile device collection techniques 
  • Discuss the implications for pertinent digital evidence recovery

UFED Kiosk Tour

In this module, you will take a tour of the UFED Kiosk and be introduced to its features. You will learn how to connect mobile devices and how to save your data.

  • Discuss how to connect to UFED Kiosk
  • Discuss how to connect the UFED camera 
  • Learn how to operate the UFED Kiosk

SIM Extraction with UFED Kiosk

In this module, you will be introduced to a SIM card data extraction. You will learn how to create a safety SIM (network isolation card).

  • Extract SIM data
  • Understand SIM data
  • Discuss SIM types
  • Understand the use of SIM clone cards
  • Create a safety SIM (network isolation card)

Mobile Device Extraction with UFED Kiosk

In this module, you will be introduced to mobile device data extraction using the UFED Kiosk. You will perform an extraction and use the UFED camera.

  • Describe the importance of identifying devices
  • Discuss necessary configuration changes
  • Discuss the use of the UFED camera
  • Discuss methods of extracting and bypassing passwords 
  • Discuss extraction methods
  • Extract mobile data

SD Card Extractions with UFED Kiosk

In this module you will be introduced to storage card (SD) data extraction using the UFED Kiosk. You will understand the importance of write-blocking while performing extractions.

  • Describe and perform data extractions from storage cards 
  • Discuss the use of a write blocker/card reader
  • Discuss the process of viewing extracted data

Viewing Data using the UFED Kiosk

In this module you will learn to view the extracted data on the UFED Kiosk. You will learn how to use filters, watch lists and tag (bookmark) items of interest. You will be introduced to reports and how to save data including reports and extracted data.

  • Describe how to examine the data from mobile devices 
  • Discuss how to filter and tag (bookmark) data
  • Discuss how to create, import, and use watch lists
  • Discuss methods for creating reports
  • Discuss how to save reports and extraction data