This is part 1 of a 2-part episode where Alex Brignoni, a digital forensics examiner for the FBI, demonstrates how to install and run Python scripts when you have a need that is not addressable by your current set of tools.

Alex discusses and demonstrates practical examples where this knowledge is useful such as overcoming the challenge of running ‘recent task artifacts’ on a device running the Android 12 OS. 

Guest Profile

Alexis Brignoni has been serving the area of Orlando, Florida for the last 12 years as a Special Agent of a Federal Law Enforcement agency. A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, he has a Bachelor’s in Computer Science and an MBA in Management of Information Systems. Before working as a digital forensics examiner, he was a case agent tasked with investigating online crimes against children, network intrusions, intellectual property and online fraud among others.

Currently holding multiple digital forensics certifications, Alexis Brignoni has been focused on mobile app digital forensics as an area of interest due to the ever-evolving challenge of parsing a never-ending stream of new applications for relevant data. He can be reached online via Twitter @AlexisBrignoni and on his blog at

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