New training for investigators

For too long, investigators have been the neglected link in a chain which stretches from device seizure all the way to the courtroom. Investigators are passed huge volumes of data to review in multiple tools and expected to understand and locate data which could be critical to the investigation; all without the benefit of structured […]

Successfully acquire Macs, Chromebooks and Surface Pros

Our new 2 day training course should make life easier for forensic examiners faced with acquiring data from three challenging device platforms

Just how much of the web activity on a mobile device are you seeing?

“shomium” is a free open-source tool from Control-F which identifies and decodes web activity from apps on Android and iOS devices which commercial forensic tools may miss.

Attributing media files using our new open source tool “mift”

Determining the origin of media files recovered from mobile devices just became easier with the release of our open source tool “mift”

New “Intermediate Mobile Device Repair” training opens in May 2022

We’ve been delighted with the response from our customers to our entry-level Mobile Device Repair training which launched in July 2020. We were extremely busy during 2021 teaching delegates how to replace screens, repair data ports, power devices with dead batteries and much more. Delegates have been asking us for “next level” training to help […]

Evolution of our chip-off training

We’re excited to announce the next chapter in our delivery of chip-off training, a field that we’ve been supporting our customers in for over 8 years. Although recovery of unencrypted data via chip-off is still viable for some devices, it is much less of an opportunity than it once was. However, the ability to be […]

Vendor-neutral online training for kiosk operators

We’re delighted to announce the release of a new online training programme targeted at operators of mobile forensic kiosks. Mobile Forensics for Kiosk Operators is a vendor-neutral online “on-demand” training course which means that it can be attended by delegates from any Internet-connected PC and at a time and pace of their choice. Mobile Forensics […]

Kevin Mansell’s monster fundraising bike ride

Control-F Managing Director is taking a day off today after riding 250km (155 miles) in the Dulux London Revolution cycle event at the weekend. Kevin was raising money for The Wave Project – a charity who help children build their self confidence and self esteem through surf therapy at 33 locations across the UK. Over […]

Classroom training re-opens Monday 12th April

In light of recent government announcements, we are delighted to announce that we will be restarting classroom training from Monday 12th April 2021. Just as with our restart last year, we have taken the necessary steps to ensure that our classroom environment is “Covid Secure” and delegates should be assured that appropriate social distancing and […]

We are recruiting

Control-F is now looking for a Technical Specialist to join our small but growing team. We need someone to take responsibility for research and development, ensuring that both training and service offerings are leading edge. Find out more about the role here.

Re-opening our Wyboston classroom

As lockdown measures are gradually being reduced in the UK, we have been working on preparing our Wyboston Lakes classroom for a return to active service. We are currently planning on our first post-lockdown classroom course being Foundation in Mobile Phone Forensics running 15th-19th June 2020. As you can imagine we have been busy conducting […]

Instructor-led online training available to book

We’re delighted to announce that our new App Investigator 1 training course is now available to book as an instructor-led live online programme. Based on our well established and extremely popular Smartphone App Forensics course, App Investigator 1 provides delegates with both the theory and hands-on skills required to recover and interpret app data from […]