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Ch 3: Examination of iOS Devices

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Get ready to take a test or finish a challenging assignment with help from this fun chapter on the examination of iOS devices. These lessons and quizzes cam ensure you're able to study at any time, night or day, on any mobile device or computer.

Examination of iOS Devices - Chapter Summary

View concise lessons on iOS device examination that you can study at your leisure. Just a few of the topics covered include different types of file systems, the history of iOS development and the layers of iOS security architecture. Work at your own pace and feel free to go back as often as needed to review any of the lessons again. Our experts are available through the Dashboard to answer any questions you might have. After you finish this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Outline the different types of mobile iOS devices and data
  • Differentiate between different file systems
  • Define the HFS+ filesystem, its characteristics and internal structure
  • Use external searching and b-trees in memory management
  • Identify the features and structure of the APFS filesystem
  • Provide a history of iOS development
  • Detail the layers and components of iOS architecture components
  • Give examples of threads in an operating system
  • Point out the layers and features of iOS security architecture
  • Prevent privilege escalation
  • Discuss best practices for mobile security management

7 Lessons in Chapter 3: Examination of iOS Devices
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Mobile iOS Devices & Data: Types, Storage & Access Methods

1. Mobile iOS Devices & Data: Types, Storage & Access Methods

Mobile iOS devices are increasingly common and are likely to be encountered by forensic experts. In this lesson, you'll learn more about these devices, the data they store (and where) and how the data is accessed.

File Systems: FAT, NTFS, and HFS+

2. File Systems: FAT, NTFS, and HFS+

Computers use file systems to control how information is stored and retrieved. Each file system has its own structure and logic. Learn about the different types of file systems for different operating systems in this lesson.

Using External Searching & B-Trees in Memory Management

3. Using External Searching & B-Trees in Memory Management

In this lesson, we will learn about the nature and management of B-Trees. We will examine their characteristics, advantages, and how a basic search operation is carried out using their nodal structure.

iOS Architecture Components: Layers & Components

4. iOS Architecture Components: Layers & Components

The iOS architecture consists of four layers that, combined, help applications communicate with device hardware. In this lesson, you'll learn more about each of the four layers that lives in the iOS environment.

Threads in an Operating System: Definition & Examples

5. Threads in an Operating System: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn about threads in an operating system and how they work with processes. We will discuss the differences between threads and processes and also understand the concept of multi-threading.

Preventing Privilege Escalation

6. Preventing Privilege Escalation

In this lesson we will learn the definition of privilege escalation, the activities that comprise the attack and the different methods system administrator can employ to secure prevention.

Mobile Device Security Management: Software & Best Practices

7. Mobile Device Security Management: Software & Best Practices

While IT security professionals may prefer that their employees' devices never leave the office, that simply is not practical. In this lesson we look at the importance of mobile device security management.

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