The face of the legal world has been forever transformed by the introduction of computers. The computer has quickly become the new filing cabinet in the office. Electronic materials, such as email, word documents, and spreadsheets can often play a significant role in litigation, regulatory matters, or internal investigations. As we move more and more away from paper towards electronic medium, the collection, filtering, processing, and review of electronic information poses new challenges.
Handling all this electronic data requires a special set of skills. Intersec Worldwide can provide computer forensics experts, network intrusion specialists or data breach investigators to meet the exact needs of your legal matters. We have expertise in those emerging areas due to the advances in the electronic age.
Computer Forensics & Investigation
Computer forensics and investigation are become increasingly more important as fraud, financial irregularities, employee misconduct and commercial disputes threaten companies and create security risks. Intersec can help you handle incidences of fraud or wrong-doing and work with you to help prevent future occurrence. In the field of computer forensics we offer many services to help you through your specific situation.
Today most evidence is electronic. The change from physical to electronic has both pros and cons. Although electronic evidence is fragile, can be erased, destroys or tampered with, it also has properties that allow forensic experts to track its history and recover the data if necessary. With thorough data analysis a chain of events or user activity (internet and e-mail usage) can all be recreate to tell you all the events leading up to an incident. Our experts can even tell if the electronic evidence has been tampered with, damaged or deleted. Evidence can be examined to reveal hidden information and provide a historical account of the content contained in the files. Other capabilities of data analysis include:
Searching keywords and dates
Uncovering document version history
Authenticating data files using the date and time stamps
With the skills and experience of our forensic experts you can be assured that no piece of evidence will be overlooked in conducting your investigation.
Successful fraud investigation requires the ability to spot the irregularities in data when there appears to be no pattern. Intersec can provide experienced fraud investigators that specialize in reviewing operations and identifying weaknesses through which fraud and compliance breaches could occur.
A security breach is defined as any instance where data is compromised through us of a computer. This can range from a hacker intrusion to the loss of intellectual property or identity theft. With the rising threat of security breaches companies must learn to protect themselves. When it comes to handling security breaches, generally IT staff members are not prepared with proper training and technology, especially with legal investigations.
Intersec Worldwide is equipped to properly assist you in every aspect of incident response. We can provide you with computer forensics experts, network intrusion specialists, and investigators to assess real losses, liabilities, and solutions. Some of the key tools in our arsenal when responding to a security breach include:
Determine the depth and scope of the security breach
Recover corrupted or deleted data
Investigate the breach to determine vulnerabilities
Determine how security measures were evaded
Identify the individual responsible
Intersec Worldwide and our team also have the tools to aid in recovering from a breach. We can take you through the investigation process, using what we learn, to help you develop an improved security program to better prevent against future attacks. We specialize in plugging the holes in your information security architecture, providing you the best protection possible. Intersec Worldwide manages the situation to help you mitigate loss, so you can focus on the appropriate actions to restore order in the workplace and confidence in your company.
When your information systems have been compromised and a case is built against the intruder, our forensic engineers can provide more than just data gathering. We can also support our client and their case by providing data for affidavits as well as expert testimony in the court room. Our forensics experts are skilled and can clearly articulate their findings and conclusions to support your case.
The arena of the legal discovery process has changed. With computers now common place a new world of discoverable information has emerged. With hard drives storing more and more of the world’s information, computer files such as email messages, word processing documents, spreadsheets, and others can play a large role in litigation, regulatory and internal investigations. The digital discovery process can be both a costly and resource intensive process if not properly managed - just knowing where to start can be a daunting task. By relying on Intersec for your digital discovery you can ensure your success in gathering the evidence you need. Our experts will manage your electronic data retrieval project while maintaining quality control and data security.
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