ediscovery & Forensics

ElcomSoft has released a major update to Elcomsoft Forensic Disk Decryptor, a forensic tool for extracting information from encrypted disk volumes. The new release makes the toolkit a fully integrated, all-in-one solution for accessing encrypted FileVault 2, PGP, BitLocker and TrueCrypt volumes.

Veritas Technologies has unveiled advances to the company's eDiscovery Platform with new data classification features designed to help compliance and investigation teams ensure regulatory compliance, avoid massive fines and mitigate reputational damage. The new technology also helps organizations to manage personal identifiable information (PII) and Subject Access Requests (SARs).

Oxygen Forensic Detective v.10 comes with the breakthrough algorithms of cloud data acquisition, extended drone support, updated bypass screen lock methods and advanced app data parsing.

A new tool to help corporations and government agencies combat problematic or sensitive data has been launched by AccessData Group, a provider of integrated digital forensics and e-discovery software. AD RTK (Risk Toolkit) locates potential information risks - very often, authorised data residing in unauthorised locations, such as classified information on an unclassified network - and remediates it across the enterprise.

The American Bar Association (ABA) is undertaking a project to use Relativity ediscovery software to analyse data on cases to determine whether bias or other factors could have contributed to wrongful convictions.

ayfie, Inc. has announced the launch of ayfie Inspector, a text analytics engine that indexes, understands, and organizes massive amounts of content for Relativity , the e-discovery platform.

BlackStone Discovery has developed a native redaction tool with the promised ability to review and redact entire spreadsheets in a matter of seconds.

DTI, a global legal process outsourcing (LPO) company providing eDiscovery, management services, litigation support and court reporting, has acquired Australian firm NuLegal.

Social network analytics have been introduced to version 9.2 of the Ringtail e-discovery platform, as well as a pre-configured workspace designed to accelerate the speed and accuracy of early case assessments and investigations.

The new Forensic Email Collector (FEC) from Metaspike, Inc. is promoted as a robust and full-featured email preservation tool that is also remarkably intuitive. It allows digital forensics and eDiscovery practitioners to follow industry best practices without the associated extra effort.