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Guidance Software and Passware Announce Enhanced Password Recovery Solutions

News | Apr 3, 2017

Tableau Password Recovery (TPR) v1.3 and Passware Kit Forensic 2017 v2 now support TrueCrypt

PASADENA, Calif. – April 3, 2017 Guidance Software, makers of EnCase®, the gold standard in forensic security, and Passware, Inc., a provider of password recovery, decryption, and electronic evidence discovery software for computer forensics, today announced support for files encrypted with TrueCrypt – a popular open-source encryption platform. Tableau Password Recovery (TPR) v1.3 from Guidance and Passware Kit Forensic 2017 v2 are available now with full support for TrueCrypt files.

TrueCrypt is an open-source encryption platform used worldwide by cybercriminals, terrorist organizations, and other targets of law enforcement investigations. Passware Kit Forensic software and Guidance TPR hardware can now support investigators needing to decrypt files, partitions or entire drive volumes using TrueCrypt encryption, to speed investigations.

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 hardware from Guidance, investigators can accelerate the process of finding and unlocking password-protected files to help complete cases more quickly. By adding acceleration for decrypting TrueCrypt containers, TPR v1.3 provides a powerful resource for investigators dealing with this common encryption platform.

“Open source technology like TrueCrypt expanded access to advanced encryption capabilities. With priority cases and increasing backlogs, investigators need solutions to identify and unlock these encrypted files,” said Guidance Chief Marketing Officer Michael Harris. “Guidance provides investigators the most cost-effective password recovery and decryption solution possible with scalable hardware acceleration.”

Tableau Password Recovery v1.3 is available now. For more information on pricing, packaging and upgrades, please contact sales@guid.com. Additional information is available at www.guidancesoftware.com.

Passware Kit Forensic
Passware Kit Forensic is the complete electronic evidence discovery solution that reports all password-protected items on a computer and decrypts them. The software recognizes 280+ file types and works in batch mode recovering their passwords.

“With the ready availability of open-source encryption platforms, we understand the need for password recovery solutions that support TrueCrypt,” - said Dmitry Sumin, president, Passware, Inc. “Because of this, we’ve worked to implement support for password recovery and, equally important, decryption of these files through live memory analysis. We are committed to providing computer forensics with the most complete and up-to-date decryption toolkit that offers the widest choice of password recovery and decryption solutions – all approaches in one software product.”

Passware Kit Forensic is available directly from Passware and a network of resellers worldwide, and can be purchased in a bundle with solutions from Guidance Software. Additional product information and screen shots are available at https://www.passware.com/pkf/.  

 

About Passware, Inc.
Founded in 1998, Passware, Inc. is the worldwide leading maker of password recovery, decryption, and electronic evidence discovery software. Law enforcement and government agencies, institutions, corporations and private investigators, help desk personnel, and thousands of private consumers rely on Passware software products to ensure data availability in the event of lost passwords. Passware customers include many Fortune 100 companies and various US federal and state agencies, such as the IRS, US Army, US Department of Defense (DOD), US Department of Justice, US Department of Homeland Security, US Department of Transportation, US Postal Service, US Secret Service, US Senate, and US Supreme Court. More information about Passware, Inc. is available at https://www.passware.com/. Passware is a privately held corporation with headquarters in Mountain View, CA.

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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