PCME - Paraben Certified Mobile Examiner
THE next mobile forensic examiner level
What sets your skills apart from others? Knowledge, experience, quality, and integrity; all of these things come into play with every forensic examiner when it comes to finding the truth. Paraben's Certified Mobile Examiner is the premier industry certification for mobile forensic examiners encompassing the qualities and standards that bring about the best quest for truth in mobile devices. Mobile forensic examiners are faced with more and more types of digital evidence that come from a variety of devices. The PCME keeps this in mind and has different tiers of knowledge levels that are required to complete the certification.
Requirements to become PCME Certified
•Complete and pass Mobile Level 1 - Handheld Forensics or its approved equivalent**.
•Complete and pass Mobile Level 2 - Advanced Hybrid Devices & Data Carving.
•Complete and pass Mobile Level 3 - Cellular/GPS Signal Analysis.
•Complete and pass a written examination with a proctor present.
•Complete and pass four practical applications of associated mobile devices.
•Six months of practical experience with devices that can be verified through written documents from a supervisor or equivalent.
•Recertification* required every 2 years from date of completion.
•Certification fee of to renew every two years.
•All courses and tests must be passed at 85%.
•Ask us about auditing classes you've taken before
Paraben believes that a 360° focus must be paid to the area of handheld devices and it is reflected in the requirements of the PCME. A well rounded knowledge of all types of devices as well as practical application are truly what makes a great mobile forensic examiner. By covering cell phones, PDAs, hybrid devices, SIM cards, and even GPS devices with both theory and device knowledge through practical examinations and testing, Paraben's certified examiners will be prepared for whatever the world of handheld forensics throws at them. You’ve most likely got a certification in your primary forensic tool. You should do the same for your handheld forensic tool.
Other Advantages of Becoming PCME Certified
•EC Council Credit
•Credibility in Court
•Credibility with Clients
You may be closer than you think to becoming certified. To start the process of becoming PCME certified, CLICK HERE or call us at
*Recertification requires passing a written exam for the first recertification and a practical exam for the second recertification.
**Other courses are being evaluated for acceptance as Level 1 equivalents. Please email for more information.