This online course will cover the devices running the very popular Android OS. We will disucss the basic structure of the Android OS, OS Versions, Sandboxes, lock codes and more. We will cover the building of custom Android Package (apk) files using the open source tools available and an overview of the apk files themselves. During the online class we will look at the currently available tools for extracting the maximum data from the many Android OS devices available on the market today. We will discuss the "rooting" of the Android device, recovery of data without "rooting" and recovering deleted data from these devices. The student will utilize serveral open source tools like database viewers, development kits, emulators as well as AccessData's MPE+ and AccessData's FTK to process extracted data from the Android devices as well as practice the new learned techniques. This online course does not have a prerequisite.
This online course does not have a prerequisite and does contain a competency examination at the conclusion of the course.