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AccessData Releases New Versions of AD eDiscovery, FTK, and AD Lab

AccessData Group, a provider of integrated digital forensics and e-discovery software, has announced the releases of AD eDiscovery 6.1 and FTK 6.1, as well as AD Lab 6.1, the company's solution for large agencies with extensive, data-intensive caseloads.

These releases feature enhanced data collection, improved automation, and a 68% average increase in indexing speed, when using the integrated AccessData portfolio of products and a minimum of eight physical cores for hardware.

The updated products will enable customers to access important evidence in a digital investigation more quickly, said Victor Limongelli, CEO at AccessData. In the future, he added, the company will be placing increased emphasis on data collection and processing speed, as well as a clear focus on digital forensics technology across its portfolio of software tools.

AD eDiscovery equips corporate IT and corporate legal teams with a software platform to conduct data collection, enterprise search, preservation, litigation holds, data processing, early data assessment and complete legal review. The product is designed to help corporate customers mitigate risk, ensure compliance, improve incident response efficiency and reduce overall data processing costs.

With the new 6.1 version, users can collect data in the cloud from Office 365, SharePoint and OneDrive for Business, and it is also enables faster indexing and processing speeds. AD eDiscovery 6.1 also automates collection refreshes, enabling customers to schedule collections for specific times and identify the differences between what's already in the collection set and what has changed.

FTK (Forensic Toolkit) is a court-cited digital investigations platform to help customers find relevant evidence faster, increase analysis speed, and reduce backlogs for organizations that need to handle massive datasets and various data types, and run multiple cases at the same time.

FTK and AD Lab 6.1 speed up the transition from collection to review by deploying automated, sequential document ID numbering across data sets; this new feature also improves data integrity and defensibility in litigation. And, to support growing global discovery and digital investigations, the new version now collects and processes FoxMail and FlashMail, two common email types in China. In addition, FTK 6.1 products integrate with Dell Protection (Credant), which enables customers to collect data from certain encrypted computers, and the ability to decrypt items from VeraCrypt has been added to the Password Recovery Toolkit in FTK.

For more information about AD eDiscovery 6.1 or the FTK 6.1 suite, go to http://marketing.accessdata.com/6.1.

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