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New Update: Evidence Center v.7.5

Check out the full list of changes here: belkasoft.com/new

You can try the new version FREE! Just download a trial license from our website: belkasoft.com/get.

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Belkasoft Helping Security of Olympics in Rio

We at Belkasoft are, as many others, excited about the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil. At the same time, it is time of high pressure, large workloads, and great responsibility for those who watch for the security of society. With this in mind, Belkasoft CEO Yuri Gubanov, who will be volunteering for the Games in Rio, has come up with a good idea how to help Brazilian Law Enforcement organisations ensure safety of the event.

Together with our partners in Brazil, Apura, we will be providing the Brazilian police with free licenses of our flagship forensic software – Belkasoft Evidence Center.

http://apura.com.br/belkasoft/

Free Webinar: Enhance Digital Investigations with New Belkasoft Evidence Center

Belkasoft announces an upcoming release of their flagship all-in-one forensic product. Belkasoft Evidence Center 2016 comes with a substantial number of improvements and new features that are to bring the product to a new level of convenience and effectiveness in working with digital evidence.

In the new release, we added a lot of new supported artifacts, including a significant number of mobile apps such as browsers, payment systems, messengers, and social networking apps. At the same time, we refined the interface in such a way that it is now more convenient to work with the increased amount of artifacts. In particular, we reworked artifact selection window, and added filters that allow you to sort items by text, metadata, date, or other criteria. Besides, evidence search engine was empowered and now works faster than ever.

One of the newly added important features of the product is hashset analysis (uses NSRL hash database). These and many more other changes and enhancements of the new version will be covered during our free webinar “Enhancing digital investigations with Belkasoft Evidence Center 2016”. The webinar will be conducted by Yuri Gubanov, Belkasoft CEO & Founder and a renowned expert in digital forensics.

The webinar will feature a presentation with an overview of the most significant improvements and new features of Belkasoft Evidence Center 2016, as well as questions from the viewers, answered live.

Date: November 4, 2015
Time: 17:00 UTC / 18:00 CET/ 12:00 EST / 20:00 MSK

Sign up for the webinar now and get your guaranteed free trial version of the product:http://belkasoft.com/webinar

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Belkasoft Becomes IACIS Titanium Level Sponsor!

We are proud to announce that Belkasoft is now IACIS Titanium Level Sponsor! Titanium Sponsors are the ones that donated no less than $20,000 in products, services or funding which IACIS uses to subsidize the cost of student training and equipment in 2015.

IACIS is a non-profit, volunteer organization wholly dedicated to training, certifying and providing membership services to computer forensic professionals around the world.  ​IACIS provides a wide array of professional services and training for computer forensic practitioners and those aspiring to acquire certification in the discipline. This year the organization celebrates its 25th anniversary.

As a Titanium sponsor, Belkasoft provided IACIS with a fair amount of licenses of our flagship digital forensic product Belkasoft Evidence Center.

About Belkasoft Evidence Center

Belkasoft Evidence Center is an advanced all-in-one forensic solution for digital investigations. Covering both mobile and computer forensics, the product can find, recover and analyze for hundreds types of artifacts. Evidence Center is designed to make digital investigations easier, faster, more comprehensive, and more effective.

The free full trial license can be requested at http://belkasoft.com/trial

About Belkasoft Academic Program

Belkasoft offers special Academic Program for educational institutions and non-commercial training courses. We are glad to support colleges and universities, research centers, and organizations like IACIS.

Belkasoft and Guidance Software Webinar on EnCase and Evidence Center Integration

Watch the most recent webinar about how Belkasoft Evidence Center allows to enhance digital investigations!

The webinar is conducted by Guidance Software’s Robert Bond, Belkasoft CEO and Founder Yuri Gubanov, and Oleg Afonin, Belkasoft Marketing Director.

The webinar unveils some of features of Belkasoft Evidence Center and how they can be used with Guidance EnCase Software in order to provide crucial data to digital experts.

Three cases, based on real-life investigations, were shown at the webinar. Customers’ questions were answered live. The list of questions and answers will be posted in our blog in a few days – don’t miss!

To learn how Belkasoft helped to return a missing girl to her grieving parents, timely discovered a know-how leak, and outsmarted a sneaky drug dealer, watch the full webinar on our partner’s website:

https://www.guidancesoftware.com/resources/Pages/webinars/Enhancing-Digital-Investigations-with-Belkasoft.aspx

EnCase integration is available to all our customers free. You can test it using our free trial at http://belkasoft.com/trial.

Analyzing Windows Phone 8.1 JTAG and UFED Dumps

In recent months, we’ve started receiving calls from our customers asking us about extracting files and looking for evidence in binary dumps extracted out of Windows Phone 8 devices. We’ve got dozens of requests from European police departments, especially those from Germany, Italy, and the UK about extracting and analyzing JTAG and UFED-produced dumps of Windows phones. While in the past we were reluctant to work in this direction considering how small of a market share these devices had, the recently published numbers of every 10th device sold in Europe being a Windows Phone made us change our mind.

Meet the newest release of Belkasoft Evidence Center! In this release, we’ve added the ability to process, parse, and extract information stored in binary dumps of Windows Phone devices captured with JTAG or Cellebrite UFED hardware. We can fully reconstruct the original file system of the device, allowing experts to browse through the file system and view and extract individual files and folders.

Our signature discovery and analytics are also there for Windows Phone data. The updated Belkasoft Evidence Center will automatically search for, extract and analyze the many types of evidence essential for your investigation. Contacts and address books, call logs, Skype chats and communication histories in third-party messengers, browsing history and cached social network conversations are carefully extracted and added to the list of available evidence.

Read more at http://belkasoft.com/jtag-analysis

Belkasoft helps Croatian police solve serious crime

One morning, we received an official looking envelope with a Croatian postal stamp. Intrigued, we opened the letter. It contained a message from the Ministry of Interior Police Administration Bjelovarsko-bilogorska of Croatia. In this message, they sent us a story of a crime that was solved by the Criminal Police Department of Bjelovar, Croatia. Why did they mail us? Because they used Belkasoft Evidence Center to solve that crime.

According to the report, during February 2014 the Croatian police worked on a case they code-named “PHOTOMODELL”. During this case of child pornography, the police was trying to find evidence against a suspect. And they did! Using Belkasoft Evidence Center to search the suspect’s several hard drives, the police were able to discover solid evidence connecting the suspect with the crime. Apparently, they gathered enough evidence for the court to convict the suspect.

You can read more about this case at Belkasoft Helps Croatian Police.pdf. Have your own story to share? Send us an email!

Guidance Webinar: Questions and Answers

On March 19th, Belkasoft Evidence Center was featured in a Guidance Software webinar. This month the company is featured as a Guidance’s Partner of the Month. We enjoyed fantastic response from many attendees, and received a lot of questions during and after the presentation. Due to the limited time we could only handle a few of them, but we decided to answer all questions here in the Belkasoft blog.

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Belkasoft Becomes Guidance Software Partner of the Month

We are excited to become Guidance Software’s Partner of the Month. Featured on EnCase App Central, Belkasoft Evidence Center is listed on the very first page as a “Top Rated” product and a Partner of the Month.

We have long collaborated with Guidance Software to ensure that our products integrate tightly with Guidance EnCase. We have tailored our product range to match the needs of EnCase users feature-wise and price-wise., offering no less than four editions of Belkasoft Evidence Center to Guidance customers.

Are you a Guidance EnCase user? Get Belkasoft Evidence Center from EnCase App Central.

Need a free evaluation download? Request one at http://belkasoft.com/get

Require an extended evaluation version with no demo restrictions? We are happy to offer one to select customers such as law enforcement. Request a fully featured license with no demo restrictions can at http://belkasoft.com/trial

Conference in Italy

Belkasoft will be present at the “Forensic meeting” in Roma and Milan on Sep, 11-12. Nikita will have a speech on latest Belkasoft developments in the area of computer forensic analysis.

See more details on the event at http://www.4n6.it/en/news.php. Looking forward to meet our Italian customers!