What’s new in OpenText digital forensic solutions for Release 16 EP7

As part of Release 16 EP7, OpenText is proud to release several new advancements in our digital forensics solutions including OpenText™ EnCase™ Forensic 8.10, OpenText™…

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As part of Release 16 EP7, OpenText is proud to release several new advancements in our digital forensics solutions including OpenText™ EnCase™ Forensic 8.10, OpenText™ EnCase™ Mobile Investigator 1.06 and OpenText™ Tableau Forensic Imager (TX1) 3.0. These new releases include features and enhancements to further address today’s challenges and improve performance and user experience, taking digital investigations to the next level.

EnCase Forensic 8.10 and EnCase Mobile Investigator 1.06

This release focuses on improving the performance of various EnCase workflows and tasks, saving forensic examiners valuable time. Updates have also been made to the Lucene indexing engine and search for improved performance and reliability. The collection of Microsoft OST artifacts parsing has been included in this release. Users can now also parse and browse the Apple File System (APFS) snapshot to allow discovery of modified and deleted data. New help options have been added to improve the user experience. Users can now access EnCase App Central with just a click from within EnCase Forensic.  Additionally, there have been several enhancements to the mobile acquisition and debug logging capabilities of EnCase Forensic.

EnCase Mobile Investigator 1.06 also adds new capabilities with focus on collection of artifacts, ease of use, and improved user experience. This release allows users to view the recent web search data from internet browsers such as Chrome and Firefox, in the Mobile Data Triage. Users can also view parsed application data with additional applications such as Dolphin, Dolphin X, Firefox, and Opera Touch. Additionally, mobile data review report localization is now available in French and Polish.

Tableau Forensic Imager (TX1) 3.0

 Continuing with the trend of customer-driven enhancements, Tableau TX1 3.0 includes new features that further improve investigation efficiency and user experience. TX1’s touch-screen user interface (UI) is now available remotely through a web UI when connected by a modern web browser on a computer, tablet or smartphone. Investigators can now manage TX1 administration/operation and participate in an investigation from any computer within the same network domain as TX1. Supported web browsers include Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari for desktop, Firefox for android, Chrome for android, Safari for iOS and Opera.

For the first time in the forensic industry, users can now pause any running imaging job (E01, Ex01, DD, DMG) on TX1 and then resume it later, even across power-cycles, increasing efficiency by saving time in a variety of scenarios that previously required the job to be restarted. Users can now also view image and text files of suspect media directly on the TX1, enabling them to quickly triage and determine the priority or relevance of that suspect media to the investigation.

TX1 now provides user with the ability to create, delete and manage multi-user profiles resulting in an improved user experience. TX1 is a market leader in encrypted drive detection and now adds new drive types for detection. Additionally, there have been several other improvements for improved user experience.

Learn more

Learn more about the latest updates to digital forensic solutions by reading the Security blog or visiting our website.

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