Top 3 Features of Cellebrite Inspector

Mac devices usually pose a challenge to forensic investigators at the time of the investigation. The Mac devices make analysis and evidence collection tough for the investigators. The investigators also don’t have much time to spend on a single device with the number of digital devices lined up for investigation. This is where the robust technology of Cellebrite comes to the rescue of a forensic investigator. Cellebrite inspector is a premier data analysis tool designed by field experts to make Mac forensics and windows forensics simple and facile. Let us take a brief look at the Inspector and its top 3 interesting features in this post.

Cellebrite Inspector 

The Cellebrite inspector is a premier computer data analysis solution made for Windows and Mac. The Inspector is a hub of all functions you require to conduct in-depth and make a custom report to reveal any invaluable insight into the device.

The Inspector holds the most advanced searching and filtering capabilities including built-in AI media categorization and much more. The investigator can easily segregate Internet History, Downloads, Locations, Recent searches, and more. Other capabilities of the investigator are as follows

  • Custom support for BitLocker
  • Support for Veracrypt full disk encryption
  • Provides portable case review
  • Possess AI media categorization feature
  • Contains an optical character recognition
  • Includes smart searching and filtering capabilities.

The Cellebrite technologies have also included new features to provide a powerful experience to the investigators.

The top 3 new features included by Cellebrite in the inspector are as follows

  • Image Categorization
  • Smart Indexing
  • Export Files to Logical Evidence Files

Image categorization

This feature minimizes the review time of video and images by revealing the ones that may be of interest. The machine learning-based image analyzer is one of the latest technologies to categorize images. The users can categorize the images and videos with a built-in analyzer without an internet connection. The Inspector categorizes the images into the following categories:

  • Porn
  • Weapons
  • Drugs
  • Extremism
  • Gore
  • Alcohol
  • Swimwear/Underwear

Improvements can also be done to the threat categories in the categorizer. You can also set your custom settings while making the run. The category scores will be displayed in the File information pane. Based on the threat score category you can sort the content.

Smart indexing

The creation of text documents index on a Mac device allows the examiner to discover whether any evidence related to the topic is mentioned within the evidence set. The process of index creation has been time-consuming historically thus resulting in excessive time consumption and bloated size of cases. It is not the case anymore with the advanced indexing feature of Cellebrite Indexing. The Inspector procures the most important files for prosecution. The data files collected won’t include files from the internet, e-mail, or archives. First, you have to choose the index volume followed by which an index is created. Using the smart indexing feature you can examine the following things:

  • Specific words
  • Combinations of words in the same documents
  • Pathnames
  • File size
  • Dates

Export Files to Logical Evidence Files

The EnCase® Logical Evidence File Format is a feature widely supported by the forensic and e-discovery tool. It preserves file content, metadata, and folder structure. With the Cellebrite inspector, you can save the files directly under the export option. The evidence files are made using the [Export] menu of the software.

Bottom line

It is never late to embrace the Cellebrite Inspector in your investigation process for meticulous inspection. We Pelorus, are one of the best forensic and digital solution providers in India. We will offer you the information needed and a demo.

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