GDF will help you achieve Forensic & eDiscovery Readiness
Global Digital Forensics is a recognized leader in the arenas of computer forensics and eDiscovery, making us a perfect choice to help your organization achieve forensic and eDiscovery readiness. From the simplest computing environments, to the most large-scale and complex digital environments, we’ve seen it all, from both the technology and judicial side of the fence. Let our prowess and experience work for you to develop effective policies and procedures from scratch, or fine tune your existing process, and have you ready right out of the gate when a litigation event surfaces. We’ll also be ready to leap into action with our event response teams whenever you need us, day or night. Don’t find yourself trapped by unnecessary costs, call a GDF forensic and eDiscovery expert today for a free consultation and let us tailor a plan custom-made for you.
GFD’s Forensic Investigation/eDiscovery Readiness Assessment
- Comprehensive analysis of your current state of affairs
We thoroughly review your internal security infrastructure to get a lay of the land so we can ensure that information necessary to reduce the time and level of effort required for a forensics incident is minimized. We also do a comprehensive analysis of your current state of electronic document discovery procedures.
- Identify Data Stores
We build you a user type matrix to assist in identifying data stores and potential responsive documents by user type.
- Define and Establish SOP
We help you establish Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for responding to discovery requests and litigation hold notices by user type and request.
- Archiving and Preservation
We help you devise and establish archiving procedures that adhere to internal retention policy.
- Comprehensive Analysis of Investigation Requirements
We’ll assist in drafting a deliverable which will dictate how incidents and requests are responded to, thereby again reducing level of effort and reducing time requirements, and that means reducing costs even more.
- Establish investigation response procedures matrix
We will create an escalation matrix based on your unique internal policy, personnel, applicable regulatory guidelines and data affected.
- Customize Administrative Requirements
We help you define administrative requirements and policy to adequately deal with your unique eDiscovery needs.
- Define and Establish Search Methodolgy Procedures and a Production Protocol
We help you define and establish search methodology by data stores that streamlines the ESI (Electronically Stored Information) harvesting process.We help you establish production protocol for supplying requested data in completely acceptable, admissible and usable form.
- Training for Forensics Response
We train internal IT resources in first response, evidence preservation, chain of custody etc., allowing you to be fully prepared if an incident requires elevation.
GDF’s Event Procedure
- Identify an appropriate response team (forensic or eDiscovery)
We will identify the right team to suit the task at hand. Different objectives can require different approaches and we will ensure the right team is on the job.
- Deploy our expert response teams either remotely or onsite, as required
With our globally positioned network of responders, we can be onsite to most nationwide locations within a matter of hours. Often we can also handle parts of the engagement remotely for even more convenience and ease.
- Supply you with a level of effort estimate for the specific event
Knowing what you are getting into is paramount from both a budgeting and resource planning perspective. Our vast experience allows us to give you accurate estimates regarding time and resources required to tackle any given situation.