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Theft of Trade Secrets Case Solved Successfully!


A Chicago based company underwent huge financial losses after recurring Project tender losses to its rival company. This rival company which was recently established came up as a competitor threat. Product Manager came to know that some data of systems has been misappropriated. Company suspected that one amongst the former employees misused their computer systems and then delivered the secret databases and corporate information of Projects to other company based on same product-line. The investigation was supposed to be done for theft of trade secrets as Project data was leaked.


Investigators wanted to rely on a solution which can provide output in less time and hence reliable e-discovery tools were needed. FTK Imager and MailXaminer were used for the investigation. FTK Imager offers hard drive imaging for creating replicas of hard drives. MailXaminer being foremost software for forensics investigation offers an integrated set of multiple forensics utilities. The selection was made on the base of following capabilities of this tool;


Acquisition & Analysis


Results Gained!

The case was solved successfully and the guilty was found amongst the three suspects in due time and costs.

Words from Investigators

"The cooperation shown by e-discovery tool's team especially MailXaminer, is highly appreciated. It was impossible to reach the results before deadlines without this software and the expert team who guided well with its assistance."