End-to-End Digital Investigations

Digital Evidence Investigator® (DEI) is the industry leading digital investigation tool for collecting files and artifacts - with evidence presented in a timeline view. Now you can conduct intelligent digital investigations easier, faster and smarter to reduce forensic backlogs. 

Easily adapting to rapidly evolving digital forensic needs and circumstances, DEI is all about speed, scalability, ease-of-use, and relevant results. DEI is a fully automated and highly configurable artifact and file collection tool. Relevant social media, peer to peer file sharing, web browsing, and email data can be quickly recovered along with many other file types. You can also minimize and eliminate the need for complex configurations, manually parsing files, or running multiple scripts.


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Digital Investigation Workflow



Quickly identify and collect files and artifacts



Data analysis to correlate people, events and files



Easily and quickly generate court ready reports

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Customer Benefits and Key Features

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Highly configurable artifact and file collection including social media, P2P, bitcoin, cloud storage, user login events, anti-forensic tools, saved credentials and files shared via Skype

Forensically Sound

Able to investigate live powered on computers, dead powered off computers, forensic images, the contents of folders and network shares (including shares made available by NAS devices)

Rapidly search suspect media using large hash sets (>30 million), including Project VIC and CAID

Automatic tagging of hash and keyword matches

Automatic linking of files with artifacts

Automatic time zone detection

Powerful keyword and regular expression search capability to find relevant files and artifacts

Search and collect emails including Windows Mail 10

Ability to define new file types and select individual ones to be processed

Display provenance, including comprehensive metadata, of all relevant files and artifacts

Comprehensive video preview and frame extraction

Recover images from unallocated drive space

A unique timeline that combines files and artifact records, with a user's actions into a single view

Process NTFS, FAT, HFS+, EXT, ExFAT and YAFFS2 file systems

Powerful reporting capabilities (HTML and CSV)

Portable standalone viewer to easily share results with others (i.e., prosecutors or other investigators)

Out-of-the-box imaging capabilities

64-bit architecture delivers high performance and scalability

Powerful booting capability (including UEFI secure boot and Macs) provides access to internal storage that cannot easily be removed from computers

Ram Capture capability

Detect and warn of BitLocker and FileVault2 protected drives

Decrypt and scan or image BitLocker volumes including those using the new AES-XTS encryption algorithm introduced in Windows 10

Collect protected and corrupted files for later review

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The Digital Evidence Investigator® (DEI) Software Comes With:

ADF Digital Evidence Investigator Kit DEI

Portable Travel Case

One licensed authentication key

250GB SSD Collection Drive

Bootable CD

4 Port USB Hub

CD Opener

Maintenance and Access to the ADF Support Team

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ADF Digital Evidence Investigator Kit DEI