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Helping You Take a Deeper Dive into What Matters

From white papers on everything from collection to e-discovery and customer case studies that highlight real-world examples of impact and improvement, we’ve created a library of content that will help you be more effective.


Product: AD eDiscovery

AD eDiscovery Product Review Video

Hear a comprehensive review of AD eDiscovery from Legal Tech Publishing covering Data Collection, Data Processing and Document Review.

Case Studies

Product: AD eDiscovery, AD Enterprise

How a global cosmetics company keeps its beauty secrets safe with AccessData tools

The $500+ billion global beauty industry is fiercely competitive. Consumers expect innovation and proven results to stay brand-loyal, forcing manufacturers to protect their intellectual property, especially from breaches by internal personnel. Read how one IT Security team protects and investigates over 40,000 endpoints worldwide using AD Enterprise and AD eDiscovery to remotely collect data in a forensically sound manner.


Product: Quin-C

Ready, Set, Investigate! Why Forensic Investigators Love Quin-C 7.4

Forensic investigation in the digital age is complicated, but your tools shouldn't be! The release of Quin-C 7.4 represents the culmination of years in the industry and extensive guidance from our users. It is a powerful tool, fast and agile enough to handle the most dynamic investigations, but with a revamped interface, it is so simple that any investigator can be up and running in minutes. We’ve taken simplicity and clarity even further, all without sacrificing the processing speed essential to successfully advancing and closing more cases.


Product: Quin-C

Batch, Please! Why Legal Teams Love Quin-C 7.4

Document review can be overwhelming. Quin-C isn't. The release of Quin-C 7.4 delivers simplicity, greater ease, faster document review, an upgrade path from Summation and yes, batch review!


Product: AccessData API, AD Enterprise

Infographic: Cybersecurity Guide

Each year, hundreds of businesses and millions of individuals are impacted by a data breach. Even the best cyber security defense and detection software cannot prevent 100 percent of attacks. Download our Cybersecurity Guide to find out what to do when the inevitable happens.

Product: Summation

Solomon Ward Reduces E-Discovery Cost and Risk for Clients with Hosted Summation in the Cloud

When long-time AccessData customer Solomon Ward Seidenwurm & Smith, LLP wanted to move their in-house e-discovery to the cloud, both to innovate their e-discovery strategy and help reduce IT expense, they ultimately selected Hosted Summation over the competition as their preferred solution. Read the case study to see why.

Product: AD Lab

LaPorte County Prosecutor’s Office Relies on AD Lab to Help Prosecute Criminals in Child Exploitation Cases

With the need of more Internet crimes against children investigators, Detective Matt Barr, a digital forensics investigator with the Michigan City Police Department, gladly offered his services. View this case study to see how AccessData’s solutions offer the essential speed needed to catch a predator before another innocent child is victimized.

Product: Forensic Toolkit (FTK)

Case Study: Aurora Police Department Relies on FTK® to Collect Key Digital Evidence in Tragic Colorado Movie Theater Mass Shooting

In the aftermath of the shooting in the Colorado Century Aurora 16 theater complex on July, 2012, Detective Mike Leiker, lead forensic investigator with the Aurora police department, quickly went to work investigating the devices collected from the suspect. Read his account of the investigation, and how FTK was crucial to help him uncover the evidence needed to bring the killer to justice.

Product: AD Lab

Are you looking for a lightning fast processing tool that beats out its competition in side-by-side comparison testing?

UBI Banca set a strategic objective of building its own internal audit and IT operations capabilities. The team realized that a key first step would be to acquire software tools that would support their professionals.

Product: AD eDiscovery

Global 500 Health Care Company Improves Efficiency Using End-to-End AD eDiscovery® Platform

This case study of Global 500 Health Care company is based on a June 2016 survey of AD eDiscovery customers by TechValidate, a 3rd party research service. Read how the profiled company was able to improve their e-discovery processes using AD eDiscovery.

Product: Forensic Toolkit (FTK), Quin-C

5 Ways That New Software Technology Can Help Law Enforcement Teams Collaborate on Forensics Investigations

Law enforcement agencies around the world are facing a similar challenge: digital evidence is a key component of every investigation they conduct and the volume of data they must inspect continues to grow every year. Read the white paper to find out how new technology can help.

Product: AD eDiscovery

6 Tips for Migrating Your E-Discovery Platform to the Cloud

Legaltech® News reported last year that “cloud adoption is approaching a tipping point” in the legal services marketplace. Within this sector, the most dynamic area of technology innovation for cloud migration has taken place in the area of e-discovery. This white paper explores six tips for how to identify the best course of action in the migration of your e-discovery platform to the cloud.

Product: AD eDiscovery

Supplementing the Limitations in Office 365®

While Office 365® offers a significant and useful set of productivity, collaboration and other services, it is not the only solution that most organizations will need to satisfy their archiving, data security, encryption, and in particular, their e-discovery requirements. This white paper from Osterman Research, sponsored by AccessData, takes a look at areas in which organizations should consider using a third-party vendor to help supplement some of the limitations when using Office 365 alone.

Product: AD eDiscovery

Now That Your Data’s in the Cloud, How Are You Supposed to Get It Out?

Now that your data is in the cloud, when the discovery request arrives or the corporate investigation commences, how do you collect that data from the cloud in a manner that is efficient, comprehensive and done with forensic integrity?

Product: AD eDiscovery, AD Enterprise

The State of Digital Investigations: Preparing for Tomorrow

When planning future investments in an enterprise-wide digital investigation solution, CIOs should look for a solution that can help simplify the investigation workflow, improve staff efficiency, and reduce data movement between platforms and teams.

Product: Quin-C

See What's New in Quin-C

Take a look at the new Quin-C, where simplicity was the signature of our latest release. Quin-C 7.4 represents an incredible leap forward in ease of use and intuitive navigation, all without sacrificing the raw processing power that gives you the edge in any investigation. Legal reviewers will love the advancements made and Summation customers will be ready to move to this leading-edge technology that is easy enough to grasp for even the most non-technical user.

Product: AD Enterprise

Remote Mac Collection with Enterprise 7.3

When you need remote and covert collection from Mac operating systems, AD Enterprise 7.3 is the only tool on the market with the ability to mass deploy a remote Mac agent, without any manual intervention by the endpoint user. New integration with Jamf® deployment provides greater visibility into activity on all endpoints, network shares and peripheral devices, even those running on macOS® Catalina or Mojave.

Product: AD Lab, Forensic Toolkit (FTK)

Top 3 Features in FTK 7.3

Explore the top new features in FTK 7.3, including Portable Case for offline review, enhanced mobile data parsing and new internet artifact categories. With this release, FTK will process and index more data types quicker than any other tool on the market.

Product: AccessData Portfolio

AccessData User Summit Highlight Reel

Customers talk about why they love attending ADUS and what new attendees can look forward to.

Product: AccessData Portfolio

This Time Its Personal: CISOs and Other Corporate Leaders Face Criminal and Civil Investigations

Information security professionals need to become more aware of the personal risks that they face, the legal landscape for incident response and security generally, and how to best protect themselves, their jobs and their careers. Aravind Swaminathan, partner at Orrick, will draw on his experience representing and advising information security professionals in connection with large data security events, and offer practical advice on how to keep you and your career protected.

Product: AD eDiscovery

AD eDiscovery Brochure

Efficiently and seamlessly conduct enterprise-wide search, targeted forensically sound collection, systemized preservation, litigation hold, processing, data assessment and complete legal review—all while keeping costs in line and reducing risk. Connect and collect structured and unstructured data from more than 30 of the most-used data repositories and cloud platforms, including Microsoft Office 365®, Google™ G Suite™, Box™, Enterprise Vault™ and OneDrive® environments.

Product: AD Lab

AD Lab Brochure

Digital forensics units throughout the world are inundated with ever-growing caseloads and increasingly massive data sets. AD Lab helps forensics labs gain control over their caseload by enabling examiners to work cases faster and more efficiently

Product: Forensic Toolkit (FTK)

Forensic Toolkit® (FTK®) Brochure

FTK® is built for speed, stability and ease of use. It provides comprehensive processing and indexing up front, so filtering and searching is faster than with any other product. This means you can zero in on the relevant evidence quickly, dramatically increasing your analysis speed.

Product: AD Enterprise

Expand your digital collection capabilities to every endpoint with AD Enterprise 7.3

Whether you’re investigating a data breach, employee misconduct, or potential IT policy violation, you need to covertly access multiple operating systems and encrypted endpoints, without alerting employees or disrupting business operations. Only AD Enterprise 7.3 supports the mass deployment of remote Mac agents to expand your forensic collection capabilities to endpoints running on a macOS operating system, up to macOS 10.15 (Catalina). Our integration with Jamf® remote agent deployment eliminates the need for manual intervention, allowing the user to covertly preview and search live data at the Mac endpoint, before initiating a targeted collection.

Product: AccessData Portfolio

AD Academic Program

The AccessData® Academic Program provides colleges and universities the necessary tools to offer state-of-the-art digital forensics training.

Product: AD eDiscovery

AD eDiscovery Product Review eBook

In the 2020 edition of the eDiscovery Buyers Guide, Legal Tech Publishing reviews AD eDiscovery and covers the core product functionality, from preservation, litigation holds, collection, data processing and assessment, along with legal review and production.

Product: AccessData Portfolio

The Way Forward for Digital Forensics: Machine Learning in Today’s Complex Investigations Environment

These are challenging times for organizations and professionals engaged in forensic analysis and e-discovery. Investigations are multiplying and diversifying—there are more of them, and new types of cases arise all the time. As volumes and complexity increase, meeting deadlines and reaching beneficial outcomes become more difficult. Tackling today’s challenging investigations requires smarter solutions that can accommodate the changing nature of investigations and empower diversifying teams. This ebook explores the changing landscape of digital forensics and how machine learning can help.

Product: AccessData Portfolio

What You Should Know About the GDPR

The May 25, 2018 deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is quickly approaching. Are you ready for it? This AccessData sponsored eBook by Osterman Research provides a background and history of the GDPR, what is considered personal data, what your obligations are and how technology can help you in your ongoing compliance journey.

Product: Forensic Toolkit (FTK)

Digital Forensics Analysis

The data available to modern investigators may be a threat to criminals; surveillance, communications and transactions create a backlog that could take years to go through. This book explores the processes, standards and tools necessary for today’s investigators to accelerate their search and discover more impactful intel.

Product: AD eDiscovery, AD Enterprise, Forensic Toolkit (FTK)

CIO & CISO Guide

Digital Discovery Technology Planning

Product: Forensic Toolkit (FTK)

FTK Infographic

Top 5 Reasons Why People Choose FTK

Product: AD eDiscovery, AD Enterprise

Investigation Infographic

It’s your investigation. What’s your solution? How to determine what you need to crack your case.

Product: Summation

Summation Infographic

Survey says! Top 5 reasons why people choose Summation.

Product: AccessData Portfolio

The State of Digital Investigations

Research findings highlight the top enterprise digital investigation challenges and tips to plan for the future.

Product: AccessData Portfolio

AccessData Overview Infographic

From the single investigator to the largest labs in the world, AccessData has the right forensics solutions for you.

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