Datagram: Lockpicking Forensics
Augustus Ballroom 5-6
About: Lockpicking is portrayed as the ultimate entry method. Undetectable and instantaneous as far as films are concerned. Nothing is further from the truth, but freely available information on the topic is nearly impossible to find. This talk will focus on the small but powerful fragments of evidence left by various forms of bypass, lockpicking, and impressioning. Attendees will learn how to distinguish tool marks from normal wear and tear, identify the specific techniques and tools used, and understand the process of forensic locksmithing in detail.