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Guidance Software Releases Enhanced Solutions for Law Enforcement

News | Dec 15, 2016

EnCase® Forensic and Tableau Password Recovery (TPR) help bring cases to faster conclusions

PASADENA, Calif (December 15, 2016) – Guidance Software, makers of EnCase®, the gold standard in forensic security, today announced major releases for their forensic investigations software, EnCase Forensic and Tableau Password Recovery (TPR) hardware.

Encase Forensic
With EnCase Forensic 8.03, investigators can rapidly acquire data from a wide variety of devices, identify evidence through deep forensic analysis, produce comprehensive reporting, all in a format trusted by courts around the world.

Key features of EnCase Forensic 8.03 include:

  • Custom Pathways – Pathways are guided workflows within EnCase Forensic that help accelerate on-boarding, expedite investigations and ensure a repeatable, defensible process.  In addition to pre-defined pathways, investigators can now create their own custom pathways for tasks specific to their agency or methodology.
  • Examiner Support for Windows 10 Anniversary Update –  EnCase Forensic supports installation on the new Windows 10 Anniversary update.
  • Online Help – Replacing the old help file, online help is available for the first time within the EnCase Forensic UI with improved navigation and search capabilities.

Tableau Password Recovery
The need to view the contents of encrypted files is a common challenge across security, law enforcement, and e-discovery investigations. With Tableau Password Recovery, an investigator can accelerate the process of finding and unlocking password-protected files to help bring cases to a faster conclusion. The new TPR 1.2 features a refreshed UI and additional file types accelerated by TACC2, including MS Office 2013 and 2016, Apple FileVault 2, Android Image, and RAR 5.x 5.

"Our extensive background working with law enforcement and digital investigators provides us with unique insights into the challenges they face," said Michael Harris, chief marketing officer at Guidance. “With increasing case backlogs, investigators want streamlined workflows to conduct deep forensic analysis and efficient solutions to identify and unlock encrypted files. Our newest product enhancements do that extremely well for our customers.”

EnCase Forensic and Tableau Password Recovery are currently available. For more information on pricing, packaging and upgrades, please contact Additional information is available at

About Guidance Software
Guidance (NASDAQ: GUID) exists to turn chaos and the unknown into order and the known-so that companies and their customers can go about their daily lives as usual without worry or disruption, knowing their most valuable information is safe and secure. The makers of EnCase®, the gold standard in forensic security, and EnForce™, an automated cyber risk management platform, Guidance provides a mission-critical foundation of market-leading applications that offer deep 360-degree visibility across all endpoints, devices and networks, allowing proactive identification and remediation of threats. From retail to financial institutions, our field-tested and court-proven solutions are deployed on an estimated 33 million endpoints at more than 70 of the Fortune 100 and hundreds of agencies worldwide, from beginning to endpoint.

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