, a digital investigative solutions provider, announced the release of EnCase Portable Version 4, which enables complete forensic triage and data collection in the field for both seasoned forensic professionals and non-technical personnel.
“With increasing demands on digital investigation teams, we've seen a growing need for powerful, easy-to-use field solutions,” said Guidance Software President and CEO Victor Limongelli. “Features like the ability to preview data while it's being collected in the field can be of tremendous benefit to investigators.”
EnCase Portable is EnCase digital investigations software that runs on a USB device to enable forensic professionals and non-experts alike to quickly and easily triage and collect vital data in a forensically sound and court-proven manner. EnCase Portable makes it possible for even new members of an investigations team to quickly review information stored on a computer in the field, in real-time, without altering or damaging the potential evidence collected.
EnCase Portable V4 also provides two options for analyzing data acquired from running jobs. The first is the analysis option, which enables analysis from within a set of interlinking data browsers as well as drill-down into collected information. The advanced analysis option delivers EnCase Analytics functions. This release also makes it possible for field investigators to search metadata, dynamically add images to reports, and perform easier navigation and selection of hash sets.