EnCase Enterprise Version 7 Addresses Needs of Evolving Digital Investigations Market
Addresses Widespread Growth in Investigations with Enhanced
Functionality and Increased Usability for Advanced and Novice Users
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Guidance Software Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID), the World Leader in Digital
Investigations™, today announced version 7 of its EnCase® Enterprise
remote computer forensic technology, designed for the ever growing
governance, risk and compliance-related computer investigation needs of
the commercial enterprise and government organizations.
With integrated smartphone support, revamped user experience and
powerful template-driven processing, this is the most powerful and
easiest to use version of EnCase Enterprise yet. The software made its
public debut at the RSA Conference in Guidance Software's booth #136.
"EnCase Enterprise has long had a dominant market position with Fortune
100 firms, but recently we've seen a boom in demand — new EnCase
Enterprise customers tripled in 2011 — which tells us that the
addressable market for remote forensics is growing beyond just the
world's top companies," said Victor Limongelli, President and CEO of
Guidance Software. "EnCase Enterprise version 7 is aimed at simplifying
enterprise investigations through automation and enhanced functionality,
allowing the examiner to complete remote forensics in a timely and
Key features of version 7
Comprehensive device support — in addition to the robust file
system support that EnCase Enterprise is known for, version 7 delivers
integrated support for Apple, Blackberry, Android, Windows Mobile and
other smartphone and tablet devices.
Expanded encryption support - The software provides additional
support for file- and disk-based encryption, as well as all new
integrated Passware support to quickly identify files locked by
passwords and to decrypt TrueCrypt files.
Enhanced user experience — The EnCase Enterprise user interface
has been redesigned to have the same simplicity as using a web
browser, with ability to quickly zoom-in on data of interest in an all
new system and volatile data viewer. New email and email conversation
review is done in their native format.
Fast, powerful performance — New caching capabilities make
opening and browsing case data faster and more efficient than before.
A new "find related items" capability allows examiners to quickly
triage a device for relevant items, and the template-driven processing
and report generation allows examiners to automate repetitive tasks
and facilitate consistent, organizationally approved best practices.
Support for Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) products:
EnCase Enterprise supports compliance concerns by allowing activity to
be stored in Windows event log files to trigger auditing function in
SEIM tools. The software provides comprehensive logging of operations
and allows Active Directory integration for user authentication.
"A wide array of new features and enhancements is included in this
version of the product, a direct result of listening to our customers
and incorporating their input into the software," said Shawn McCreight,
Guidance Software chairman and chief technology officer. "The surge in
new EnCase Enterprise customers has given us great feedback on how the
software is used and I am confident that this is the best version of
EnCase Enterprise to date."
EnCase Enterprise version 7 is available now at a promotional price for
new customers starting at $9,995.
About Guidance Software (GUID)
Guidance Software is recognized worldwide as the industry leader in
digital investigative solutions. Its EnCase® platform, with more than
40,000 licenses distributed worldwide, provides the foundation for
government, corporate and law enforcement organizations to conduct
thorough, network-enabled, and court-validated computer investigations
of any kind, such as responding to e-discovery requests, conducting
internal investigations, responding to regulatory inquiries or
performing data and compliance auditing - all while maintaining the
integrity of the data. The EnCase® Enterprise platform is used by
numerous Federal Civilian and Defense agencies, more than 60 of the
Fortune 100, and thousands attend Guidance Software's renowned training
programs annually. For more information about Guidance Software, visit www.guidancesoftware.com.
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prior written permission.
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