Smart Technology and Forensic Certification (+SMART) – CIPTC, Peoria

Smart Technology and Forensic Certification (+SMART) – CIPTC, Peoria

02-24-2025 8:00 AM - 02-28-2025 5:00 PM
Central Illinois Police Training Center Poplar Hall P101
Phone: 309-690-7355
Address: 5407 N University St, Peoria, IL 61614, USA
5407 N University St, Peoria, IL 61614, USA


Brian Fengel, Director

Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan:

Heather Grove:

Smart Technology and Forensic Certification (+SMART)

Instructor: Glen Bard, LLRMI

February 24-28, 2025

 8am – 5pm (February 24-27, 2025)

8am- 12pm (February 28, 2025)

 Class will meet at: CIPTC, ICC Peoria Campus, 5407 N. University, Poplar P101, Peoria

Enrollment Deadline: February 17, 2025

Course Size:   Maximum – 50

Course Objective

This class is a continuation of the CTF course, this time focusing on more advanced level Smartphone exams to include Application analysis. The course starts with a review of the CTF basics including forensic extractions and cell records analysis. Then the student is introduced to the files used to create smartphone applications. Each of those files, such as SQL, Plist and XML files are deconstructed, and the data analyzed. The class with then cover analyzing data records, and finally mapping the data locations. Lastly, the attendees will be instructed on how to create a forensic report and prepare to testify to their findings.

Course Content

  • Case Prep
  • Seizing The Device
  • Identifying The Device / OS / Network
  • Forensic Imaging
  • iOS and Android Imaging
  • Different Types of Forensic Images
  • Different Tools / Rooting
  • Possible Defeating of Passwords
  • Forensic Analysis
  • iOS and Android Installed Applications
  • Third Party Applications
  • SQL / Plist / XML Analysis
  • Cellular Records
  • Obtaining The Cellular Records
  • Understanding the Results
  • AT&T / Verizon / T-Mobile / Sprint
  • Using Patterns To Identify People
  • Cellular Mapping
  • Comparing The Records To The Device
  • Case Completion
  • Mapping Cellular Records
  • Creating a Forensic Report ● Courtroom Testimony

About the Instructor:

Glenn Bard is a retired Pennsylvania State Trooper First Class and a U.S. Veteran of Operation Desert Storm. In 1999 Glenn began Computer Crime Investigations for the Pennsylvania State Police and has since investigated crimes across the United States ranging from Child Pornography to Criminal Homicide. Glenn has also conducted forensic examinations for City, State and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies including the FBI, US Postal
Inspectors, and I.C.E., as well as Foreign Governments.
Glenn has been certified as an expert in numerous states, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United States Federal Court System in the areas of Digital Forensics, Cellular Technology and Computer Technology.
He has been a speaker for organizations of all sizes and types, both public and private, to include the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, World Security Congress, and hundreds of law enforcement agencies, law firms and universities. Several of the cases Glenn has worked have received National coverage, to include Fox News, Dateline, the Associated Press, Yahoo!, the New York Times, and many more. Glenn has received numerous awards during his military and police career, including Honorable Discharges from both the United States Army and the
Pennsylvania State Police. He developed, created and implemented certifications for two forensic software companies used by agencies around the world.
Glenn is the Chief Technical Officer for PATCtech, overseeing all Digital Forensic and Data Services. Glenn has acted as technical consultant and/or personally developed Computer Forensic Programs at multiple Colleges, to include Westmoreland County Community College where he was a Faculty Instructor prior to retiring.

Mobile In-Service Training Team # 7 Illinois Enforcement Training and Standards Board

MTU #7 request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Meets the following mandatory training criteria: TBA

Smart Technology and Forensic Certification (+SMART) – CIPTC, Peoria