New Cellebrite Academy advances digital forensics certification standards
Next generation of Cellebrite certified training program expands global offering to address emerging learning needs of forensic practitioners and the entire investigative team
PARSIPPANY, NJ – 7 March 2017 – Cellebrite, the global leader in digital forensic solutions, has extended its commitment to digital forensics training excellence with the introduction of the Cellebrite Academy. With locations around the world and comprehensive on-site, live and on-demand educational formats, Cellebrite Academy delivers best-in-class, role-based digital forensics technical expertise. Cellebrite is the only digital forensic solutions provider to address the unique needs of different members of an investigative team while delivering basic and advanced training tracks across a rich array of channels.
The new Cellebrite Academy curriculum is immediately available to prospective students worldwide. The Cellebrite Academy builds on Cellebrite’s industry-leading Cellebrite Certified Mobile Forensic Examiner (CCME) curriculum. More than 15,000 students have earned certifications worldwide since the launch of the CCME curriculum in 2013, making it the most commonly taught digital forensic training certification program during that time frame. Students holding current Cellebrite certifications are advised that their certifications remain valid and that they do not need to recertify until their current certifications expire.
“The Cellebrite Academy reflects our ongoing commitment to fostering digital forensics excellence,” said Buddy Tidwell, Vice President of Global Training at Cellebrite. “Our goal is to train forensics examiners, analysts, investigators and prosecutors around the world to achieve the highest standard of professional competency and success, to ensure that they can access, interpret, and properly manage digital evidence to ensure accurate and defensible investigation outcomes.”
Real-world, Role-Based Instruction
The Cellebrite Academy offers comprehensive role-based learning paths, offering both core and elective classes for entry-level, advanced and expert-level professionals in law enforcement, military, intelligence and the private sector. An expansion of Cellebrite’s industry-leading training approach, the Cellebrite Academy brings the following differentiated benefits:
- TECHNOLOGY AGNOSTIC: A product and technology agnostic curriculum focuses on best practices
- PROFESSIONAL CREDIBILITY: Immersive hands-on training ensures technical competency
- EXPERT INSTRUCTION: Course content is developed and delivered by certified instructors
- INDUSTRY TRUSTED: Cellebrite has worldwide recognition for digital forensics training excellence
- CUSTOM CURRICULUM: Skilled practitioners help build and deploy agency-specific programs
- FLEXIBLE LEARNING OPTIONS: Multiple course formats accommodate learning styles, schedules and budget requirements
The Cellebrite Academy staff represents the industry’s largest and most experienced cadre of expert forensic instructors, who have collectively trained and delivered more than 150,000 certifications worldwide. Courses are currently available in ten languages.
Academic Excellence by Design
Cellebrite subscribes to Quality Matters, Inc. and is applying the QM Continuing & Professional Education (CPE) Rubric to all Academy courses. Grounded in research and driven by best practices, quality assurance standards and peer-review processes, adherence to Quality Matter principles ensure the highest quality instruction and student learning experience.
“Today, digital evidence has the power to change the course of virtually every case,” said Yossi Carmil, Global Co-CEO, Cellebrite. “The Cellebrite Academy prepares digital forensic specialists across all sectors to handle the toughest cases, delivering the technical digital forensics expertise required to make digital data actionable, defensible and admissible in court.”
For more information on the Cellebrite Academy and its approach, educational tracks and instructors, visit academy.cellebrite.com.
Every day around the world, digital data is impacting investigations. Making it intelligent and actionable is what Cellebrite does best. A pioneer of mobile data forensics with a passion for technology innovation, Cellebrite is uniquely positioned to address the rapidly evolving needs of its diverse customer base to accelerate digital investigations. Together, our powerful UFED solutions deliver the only complete, end-to-end Digital Forensics Platform on the market. Our track record remains unchallenged. Our results? Proven and well documented. With more than 55,000 UFED licenses deployed globally in 100 countries, we allow law enforcement, intelligence services, border patrols, special forces, military and the private sector to achieve their missions quickly and effectively.