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 […]

Free tutorials on our new YouTube channel

We’ve been teaching our delegates how to make sense of binary and hexadecimal for many years both during training courses and event workshops. We’ve always received good feedback on those sessions from delegates and so we felt that it made sense to share our explanations of these fundamental concepts more widely. We’ve recently launched a […]

Join our Combating Data Hiding Techniques webinar (Thu 21 May 2pm BST)

  Thanks to those who supported last week’s “Making Sense of Android Encryption” webinar (recorded version available here). We’re keeping the band together and have another show for you. We will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday May 21st at 2pm British Summer Time entitled: “Combating Data Hiding Techniques on Mobile Devices” in which […]

Join our Android Encryption webinar (Thu 7 May 2pm BST)

  Last week’s “Cloud Forensics Primer” webinar was very well attended (recorded version available here), and so we’re hosting another next week. We will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday May 7th at 2pm British Summer Time entitled: “Making Sense of Android Encryption” in which we’ll explore Android Full Disk Encryption, the role of […]

Join our Cloud Forensics webinar (Thu 23 April 2pm BST)

We were delighted with the interest and attendance of our recent webinar “Android Location Services & Adoptable Storage” (recorded version available), and so we’re running another next week. We will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday April 23rd at 2pm British Summer Time entitled: “Cloud Forensics Primer” in which we’ll explore all things cloud […]

Join our Android forensics webinar (Thu 9 April 2pm BST)

Although our classroom might be temporarily closed, we’re working hard to deliver content that our customers and the wider community can access. We will be hosting a Zoom webinar on Thursday April 9th at 2pm British Summer Time entitled: “Understanding Android Location Services & Adoptable Storage” which we hope will allow attendees to examine Android […]

Successful pilot courses for Mobile Device Repair

With our first Mobile Device Repair training course scheduled to run w/c 11th May 2020, we’re delighted with the smooth running of two back-to-back pilot courses for a law enforcement customer. Over the two courses in Leeds, sixteen delegates learned how to: Troubleshoot damaged devices to identify underlying faults Determine whether a potential repair was […]

Control-F COVID-19 update

The coronavirus outbreak is affecting people and businesses worldwide. Neither Control-F nor its staff are immune to that (although that would be nice) and we thought it would be helpful to explain how the ever-evolving situation is affecting how we serve our customers. We have postponed some courses which were scheduled for the coming weeks. […]

Giving something back

If you’ve attended training at our Wyboston Lakes facilities over recent months you may have noticed our featured charity noticeboard just outside the classroom. Each quarter Control-F makes a donation to a charity selected by a staff member. We try and select smaller charities where our donation might make more of an impact. This year […]

New Mobile Device Repair training for 2020

  Repairing evidential mobile devices has never been more important. Device encryption may hamper physical extraction methods such as chip-off and direct eMMC and therefore it has become increasingly important for digital forensic units to be able to repair evidential exhibits in-house. We’re delighted to announce details, dates and pricing for our new Mobile Device […]

Recovering “boot looping” Samsung devices

Are you experiencing issues with Samsung devices becoming stuck in a “boot loop” and never progressing past the Samsung logo when starting up? Commercial forensic tools sometimes experience problems when attempting to perform lock bypass and/or physical extractions of Samsung devices and these issues can result in the examiner being unable to boot the device […]