Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification

Berla offers training in the acquisition and analysis of data from vehicle systems to forensic examiners and investigators in the law enforcement and private sector communities. This training is focused on OEM-installed infotainment and telematics systems such as Microsoft SYNC™, MyFord Touch™, COMAND™, OnStar™, Uconnect™, ConnectedDrive™, Entune™, Mylink™, IntelliLink™ and CUE™.

This course is designed for all levels of experience and takes an interactive approach. A key component in all of our courses is to understand the technology behind the targeted devices, how they work and why they store specific data. This is critical in being able to articulate any findings and upholding them in court.


Course Overview

The five-day Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification course is structured to provide investigators with the necessary skills to acquire and analyze data from OEM-installed infotainment and telematics systems, and prepare them to qualify as an expert witness and testify in court. This training will give investigators a solid understanding of vehicle networks and how data is transmitted between the various electronic control units in a vehicle. It will also build the skills necessary to conduct a full forensic examination and produce a final report.

Course Objectives

This training class is a hands-on course and will provide investigators with experience acquiring and analyzing data from a multitude of infotainment and telematics systems, and in a manner consistent with the best practices of handling digital evidence.


Upcoming Courses

Date Course Location Host Status
19 – 23 March 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Annapolis, MD Berla Headquarters Open
16 – 20 April 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Hamburg, Germany Open
23 – 27 April 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Annapolis, MD Berla Headquarters Open
7 – 11 May 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Brisbane, Australia Queensland Police Open
14 – 18 May 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Irving, TX Open
21 – 25 May 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Annapolis, MD Berla Headquarters Open
4 – 8 June 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Worcester, England West Mercia Police Open
11 – 15 June 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Annapolis, MD Berla Headquarters Open
18 – 22 June 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Denver, CO Open
23 – 27 July 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Annapolis, MD Berla Headquarters Open
23 – 27 July 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Vancouver, Canada Open
13 – 17 August 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Ontario, Canada Open
20 – 24 August 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Annapolis, MD Berla Headquarters Open
27 – 31 August 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Europe Open
10 – 14 September 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Croatia Open
17 – 21 September 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Annapolis, MD Berla Headquarters Open
24 – 28 September 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Ireland Open
8 – 12 October 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification London Open
15 – 19 October 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Open
22 – 26 October 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Annapolis, MD Berla Headquarters Open
22 – 26 October 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification San Jose, CA Blackbag Open
5 – 9 November 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Open
12 – 16 November 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Annapolis, MD Berla Headquarters Open
3 – 7 December 2018 Vehicle Forensics & iVe Certification Open