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Houston ACFE June Virtual Training: "Digital Forensics: Obtaining Evidence from Mobile Devices"

  • June 27, 2023
  • 11:55 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual training - Zoom Link


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  • You must be a student chapter member to register at this rate.

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The Houston ACFE invites you to join us for our Monthly virtual training!  It's the last Tuesday of each month, so mark your recurring calendars!

Benjamin H. BierceSpeaker:   Benjamin Bierce, Senior Staff Consultant at Engineering Systems Inc. (ESi)

Title: Digital Forensics: Obtaining Evidence from Mobile Devices

Description: This course will introduce attendees to the basics of mobile device forensics. It will teach the participants how digital evidence can be extracted from cell phones and other mobile devices. There is both an introduction to the types and differences of forensic extractions, as well as the analysis of extractions from cell phones and other mobile devices. A thorough explanation of the evidence available, from cell phones and other mobile devices, will provide the knowledge to support claims and legal professionals in their respective work.

Bio: Mr. Benjamin Bierce is a Senior Staff Consultant with ESi in Houston, TX. He has analyzed more than 1200 sets of phone records in both criminal and civil cases. He has testified regarding cell phone and computer evidence in 41 trials and depositions. He established a program to obtain and analyze phone records for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. From 2004 to 2011, he was the Training Officer or Training Noncommissioned Officer for the 378th MP Detachment (CID), U.S. Army Reserve. He was responsible for establishing and implementing the unit’s training program. He supervised soldiers in the development and presentation of individual classes. From 2001 through 2016, he was an officer and detective for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department including assignments in the Homicide, Robbery and Computer Digital Forensic units. From 2012 to present, he has been involved with the Kairos Prison Ministry, where he regularly gives talks and presentations. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify types of extractions
  • Define extractions and which sources are available
  • Identify analysis methods of evidence

Prerequisites: Not Applicable

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Who Should Attend:  Anti-fraud professionals, Auditors, Accountants, Attorneys, Investigators, Law Enforcement, Educators, Students
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Basic


11:50 am ZOOM OPENS



Recommended CPE hours: 1.0 credits

Event Policies

In order to receive CPE credit for this presentation, the attendee must attend for 50 minutes and answer three poll questions randomly presented during the event.

Program Cancellation Policy

If you have registered and/or paid for an event and you need to cancel, you MUST cancel online through your account no later than 5 days prior to the event, unless otherwise indicated in specific event policies, to request a refund and/or cancel your registration. The Chapter must confirm event registrations with the venue prior to the event and any changes after this time period can become a financial cost to the Chapter. The Chapter reserves the right to make the final determination on what percentage charge/refund will be returned for cancellations made after the cutoff. The default condition is that cancellations made after cutoff will be charged at 100% and/or no refunds will be allowed. In the event the Chapter determines that partial charges or refunds will be allowed, they will be made on a case by case basis.

In the event of having to cancel one of the events,  the Chapter would immediately send an email blast to all registrants with the emails they used for registration.  The Chapter media relations officer would post on all social media platforms notifying members of the cancellation, and the Chapter webmaster would also post cancellation on the Chapter website.

In the event an attendee does not show up to the event, the registration cost will be forfeited. If payment at the door was the selected method, then the attendee will be billed for the full cost of the event. The Chapter reserves the right to bar future registrations for any attendees who routinely register and fail to pay and/or attend the event.  If you have any questions you may email events@houstonacfe.org."

For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please visit the Terms & Conditions section of the website, or email us at events@houstonacfe.org.  

Additional Information:

Delivery Method:  Group Internet Based

NASBA Sponsor No.  125230

The Houston Area Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org

For concerns regarding course offerings, certifications or complaints, please contact Sasha Gartman, Training Director, Houston ACFE at events@houstonacfe.org.

Houston Area ACFE Chapter
PO Box 22853
Houston, Texas 77227-2853

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