Digital evidence may exist in many parts of an IT infrastructure, across multiple platforms or contained on a myriad of electronic devices. Gathering this information for a dispute or investigation is a complex and burdensome process.
Forensic data collection preserves the integrity of the data and authenticity of documents. Data can be collected from multiple sources including hard drives, mobile devices, proprietary archiving systems, legacy tape backups and cloud-based applications. Preserving potentially relevant data and extracting it in a defensible manner requires expert knowledge and technical know-how.
London Legal Computer Forensic consultants use industry leading tools and methodology to help organizations collect data as the foundation of an investigation or legal dispute. Using the appropriate collection strategy to capture documents and metadata ensures your review and analysis will be accurate without disruption to an organisations business duties.
Data Collection guides the disclosure process with confidence to locate data quickly and secure that all facts in dispute are needed and relevant.
Data Collection on Mobile Devices
Mobile device technology develops constantly and the amount of potential evidence that can be extracted and analyzed is vast. Personal information, communication and an individual's online activity are often vital sources of evidence in a case. Legal teams now recognize mobile phone forensics as an important source of evidence relating to legal investigations or a dispute. Securing data from mobile devices require forensic tools that adhere to the Association of Chief Police Officers guidelines (ACPO). This ensures evidence is admissible in the court of law.