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Taught by veteran smartphone digital forensic examiner, Shafik Punja, the class exposes students to techniques that go beyond the standard logical acquisition and IPD backup exam.
In this extended class, students are provided with a number of practical exercises to learn first-hand.
Students graduating from the course will have gained a comprehensive BlackBerry forensics, and the best practices of processing the devices for evidentiary purposes.
Instructor: Sheran A. Gunasekera
Sheran A. Gunasekera is the Founder and Director of Research & Development for ZenConsult Pte. Ltd. Before founding ZenConsult, Sheran was the Principal Consultant for Scanit Middle East in Dubai and Technical Advisor to the ISP services section of Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (ETISALAT) in the UAE.
Gunasekera has extensive experience in web application security. He has developed tools and methodologies to improve results of security assessments and has trained consultants based on these methodologies. More recently, he focuses on mobile platforms and conducts research into BlackBerry handheld security. He has spoken at the 2009 Hack In The Box conference in Malaysia and the 2010 Troopers Security conference in Germany where he presented results of his research into BlackBerry lawful interception and spyware. His work has been quoted in online publications like Wired News, The Register, PC World, CNET News and Dark Reading.
He maintains a website for application security, reverse engineering and mobile platform security. He has been credited with discovering security vulnerabilities in commercial applications and has also discovered several critical vulnerabilities in core banking and Internet banking applications from companies like Oracle Financial Services (previously iFlex), Polaris, ebWorx and SilverLake.
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