Taking The Mystery Out Of Marshmallow

Join Magnet Forensics for an Android Marshmallow forensics webinar on Sept. 27
Details:
• Date and time: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 1000 a.m.
• Duration: 1 hour
• Registration: https://www.magnetforensics.com/mobile-forensics/taking-mystery-android-marshmallow-analysis/by Christopher Vance, Forensic Trainer at Magnet Forensics

In the ever-growing world of mobile device forensics, talking about Android forensics always sounds like a trip to the candy store. Google’s playful names for their software versions don’t typically inspire fear in the hearts of hardened forensicators; however, the press release for Android Marshmallow made some of us think twice.

Google’s release of the software included an announcement that they would re-enable full disk encryption in devices that came with Android 6.0.

Marshmallow ended up bringing multiple changes to security for the end user. Some of those changes included a supported fingerprint API, changes to the application permissions, full-disk encryption, a stronger password storage system, and the inclusion of protected adoptable storage.

I’m hosting a webinar to dive into the security changes on Sept. 27. Please join me to discuss:
• Full-disk encryption changes
• Gatekeeper password storage
• Adoptable storage encryption
• Necessary workflow changes
• Solutions to other Marshmallow issues


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You may be wondering why we’re just now discussing issues from Android Marshmallow when their release of Nougat (7.0) is just around the corner. Primarily it’s because of the distribution of the software.

Between carriers and device manufactures sticking their hands in the pot, Android devices tend not to update as quickly. For instance, even though Marshmallow was released on October 14, 2015, as of August 1, 2016 it still only features a 15.2% distribution.

As the release of Nougat approaches (and don’t worry, we’re getting ready for that one too), we need to make sure that our customers and partners are navigating Marshmallow as successfully as they can. We hope you can join us.

Here are the details:
• Date and time: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 1000 a.m.
• Duration: 1 hour
• Registration: https://www.magnetforensics.com/mobile-forensics/taking-mystery-android-marshmallow-analysis/

Visit the Magnet Forensics blog and events page for more information on upcoming releases and webinars.

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