John Ashcroft and Guidance Software Shed Light on Corporate Security

Legal and technical security experts demonstrate why companies must protect their valuable information assets


NEW YORK -- Guidance Software, Inc., developer and provider of the leading software solutions for digital investigations, brought top legal and security minds together on Wednesday September 20th to shed light on the complex world of corporate security and how companies can gain control over their networks and employees to protect their information assets. The executive briefing, hosted on the historic Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum, showcased best practices and digital investigative tools for corporate investigations and incident response.

Featured speaker former Attorney General John Ashcroft discussed security challenges and the dangerous side of the technology revolution, while Guidance Software customers and internal experts demonstrated how companies can leverage their networks to quickly respond to events of any kind ranging from eDiscovery requests to employee malfeasance with minimal disruption to their operations or employees.

"With over 90 percent of information stored digitally, companies' most valuable possessions are quite often housed on their networks," said John Colbert, CEO of Guidance Software. "As the security challenges continue to multiply in number and complexity, it is crucial that companies create an affirmative plan to effectuate an accurate and timely response to such secutiry violations."