Tablets, smartphones, and other mobile devices aren't exactly novelties. Nine in 10 Americans own a cell phone, half of which are smartphones. With all that capability right at our fingers, these devices have created new legal challenges. Digital forensic examiners have experienced an uptick in requests to examine mobile device data, but finalizing search guidelines is complicated. Why? Because technology - especially in the realm of mobile devices - changes rapidly and regularly. Not only are there a large variety of mobile devices, but also a vast number of operating systems, applications, services, and more that make each device unique. While the amount of data mobile devices can store is fairly small when compared to computers, storage space is growing - and more space equals more data.
Want to learn more about mobile device forensics? Check out the infographic below to find out what kind of data mobile devices store and why people want to get their hands on it.