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e-fense News

December 23, 2009

Helix3 Pro 2009R3 is Released!

The third 2009 release of Helix3 Pro builds upon its foundation of power, simplicity, and flexibility to further enhance the user experience and maintain its cutting-edge security.

Helix3 Professional is more than simply a forensic data-gathering application. It combines the power of live forensic data recovery, e-discovery, security essentials, and distributed incident management in one convenient package.

The 2009R3 release brings many stability and usability enhancements, including improved Receiver network code -- including the ability to encrypt network transfers. In response to user requests, transfers across the network are compressed to further reduce transfer time. More devices are supported for imaging with better underlying tools for device management.

The bootable environment has been improved as well. All libraries and packages have been updated with all current security and performance enhancements. Tools such as ClamAV have been updated to their most recent versions. The limit to the number of attached devices available for imaging is now infinite, allowing for more flexibility in machine configurations. All file systems, including Ext3 and Ext4, are unaltered upon boot.

These improvements, plus countless "under the hood" enhancements, position Helix3 Pro as the most current, effective, and complete tool available in the forensic software market today.

December 1, 2009

The Release of The Newest Version of Helix3 Pro 2009R3 is coming!

Just like Santa, Helix3 Pro 2009R3 is coming, version 2009R3 will be released on December 23, 2009. Just in time for Christmas. We are very excited about this next release that is currently in beta testing.

Please stay tuned for a full list of new features, enhancements and fixes that will be included.

November 20, 2009

e-fense, the Developer of the Helix3 Suite of Security Software Announces New Cyber Criminal Investigative Training

e-fense is partnering with renowned investigator Charles Tendell, CEO of eCSI to provide training to the computer forensics and cyber security community. With e-fense’s extraordinary Helix3 products and eCSI’s commitment to share the knowledge in conducting proper investigations this strategic partnership will benefit all.

To read the full press release click here: PRWeb e-fense Press Release

November 16, 2009

AccessData Integrates e-fense's Live Response and Helix Technologies

Today AccessData and e-fense announced the formation of a strategic partnership to bring together the power of AccessData’s computer forensic technology, development and distribution capabilities with the innovative e-fense® product portfolio.

To read the full press release click here: AccessData and e-fense Press Release

October 16, 2009

Drew Fahey completed the Live Forensics & Incident Response Training in Phoenix

Drew Fahey completed the Live Forensics & Incident response training in Phoenix this week. This class was provided to a full house, over 15 people attended this course. All had great feedback stating they enjoyed the class very much and learned a lot. Following the class Drew Fahey attended the HTCIA meeting to present Helix3 Pro. He met with the group to demonstrate the popular Helix3 Pro and give them a high level training. The group enjoyed this unique opportunity to learn about Helix3 Pro from Drew himself.

October 8, 2009

Webinar with e-fense CEO Steve Bederman

e-fense CEO Steve Bederman conducted a webinar on Friday October 9th to discuss the e-fense and our plans for the future!

Watch the webinar here: Future of e-fense

July 27, 2009

e-fense Announces the Newest Version of the World Celebrated Live Acquisition Tools; Live Response and Aperio.

Live acquisition of Internet history, computer memory, images, and other data is now easier to collect with the latest release of Live Response and Aperio from e-fense, Inc. These tools are used by law enforcement and businesses around the world to collect data quickly and easily onto a USB key. This tool is a simple yet powerful solution that businesses and law enforcement are taking advantage of to collect information from computers to help solve crimes and handle employee issues.

To read the full Press Release click here: PRWeb e-fense Press Release

Read the full list of updates and fixes for the newest version of Live Response/Aperio 2009R4

June 22, 2009

e-fense Announces the Release of The Newest Version of Their World Renowned Computer Forensic Software, Helix3 Pro 2009R2

e-fense releases an update to their innovative software, Helix3 Pro including many enhancements. This computer forensics software has made an extraordinary impact on Law Enforcement and the Computer Forensics Industry and has been celebrated as a must have tool.

To read the full press release click here: PRWeb e-fense Press Release

Read the full list of updates and fixes for the newest version of Helix3 Pro 2009R2

May 19, 2009

Helix3 and Helix3 Pro Highlighted in the SANS Institute Webcast: Essential Incident Response Techniques

The SANS webcast moderated by Rob Lee featuring Industry Experts: Harlan Carvey, Dave Hull and Chris Pogue was presented on May 19, 2009.

During the webcast Dave Hull was asked "Which tool would you not leave home without?"
His response: "Helix3 Pro or Helix3"!

Dave talks about the ability to collect from the three different platforms with Helix3 Pro and the differences between the two versions. He also mentioned he used Helix3 for both acquisition and analysis. Dave has used Helix3 for many years and believes the new Helix3 Pro is reasonably priced and worth the price.

You can listen to the webcast from the SANS website: www.sans.org/webcasts

May 19, 2009

e-fense is a Primary Sponsor at the International HTCIA Conference in South Lake Tahoe, California.

Join Drew Fahey and the e-fense team at the High Technology Crime Investigation Association International Conference and Expo held in South Lake Tahoe, California, August 23 - 26, 2009. As a primary sponsor for the conference, e-fense will provide Helix3 Pro CDs to the first 300 registrants. Drew Fahey will also be an instructor for several training classes!

Download the brochure or go to the website: www.htcia2009.com

May 8, 2009

Drew Fahey, CTO and Founder of e-fense will be a keynote speaker at the Silicon Valley ICAC conference in San Jose, California.

The Silicon Valley Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, along with the San Jose Police Department will be hosting the 5th annual SVICAC training conference. The San Jose Police Department requested Drew Fahey to be a keynote speaker at this event. Mr. Fahey will be discussing "Revealing the Hidden Secrets in a Live System" during his keynote speech.

SVICAC is eligible to all sworn law enforcement and prosecutors.

Join Drew at SVICAC May 13-15, 2009

May 8, 2009

e-fense is featured in the USA Today Business Software Solutions Report.

"The aim of this report is to educate business professionals everywhere on the benefits of incorporating software solutions into their business."

To read the full report click here: USA Today Business Report

May 7, 2009

Live Response reviewed by Scott Wesner for Forensic Focus.

Scott Wesner completed an independent product review of Live Response and is posted on Forensic Focus.

"...I find that Live Response provides a nice structure for verifying what will be captured before moving into the field. This enables examiners or less experienced technicians to collect the same types of data reliably and consistently."

To read the full review go to Forensic Focus or Click Here.

May 1, 2009

Breaking News: E-Fense Announces The Release Of One Of The Most Unique Computer Forensic Tools Ever Developed

The computer forensics industry is now better equipped with the revolutionary Helix3 Pro released by one of the world's renowned experts, Drew Fahey. Helix3 Pro has complete cross platform live forensics acquisition capability.

To read the full press release click here:PRWeb e-fense Press Release

April 9, 2009

e-fense Listens to the Users of the Incident Response and Computer Forensics Software Helix3

The Helix3 community reached out to e-fense, the developers of Helix3 requesting its pre-release membership offer to be extended. E-Fense listens extending the deadline through the month of April. Members will have access to the Helix3 incident response and computer forensics software products.

To read the full press release, click here:PRWeb e-fense Press Release

April 2, 2009

e-fense Announces Major Channel Partner Initiative

Loss of data and a wide range of computer crimes continue to grow. e-fense is aggressively increasing outlets for corporations and law enforcement to easily purchase Helix3 products for incident response and e-discovery.

To read the full press release, click here:PRWeb e-fense Press Release

March 24, 2009

Helix3, Renowned Computer forensics Software, Announces Incredible Membership Offer

Network security risks increase with economic downturn and angry employees. e-fense provides the right solution at the right price with computer forensics and network security software for government agencies and corporate entities.

To read the full press release, click here:PRWeb e-fense Press Release

March 10, 2009

Forensics: Under Investigation

Helix is mentioned in a recent article written by Derek Parkinson in Secure Computing Magazine. He talks about the correct handling of forensic data, best practices and the threats within a company from their own employees.

"It is important for employers to recognise that forensic data may be needed as part of an investigation into the activities of people inside an organisation, as well as outside. "Hacking is just one of the threats a company's computer system may be exposed to," says Type. "Most large corporations will have systems administration staff tasked with ensuring it doesn't occur, but the majority of companies are more at risk from employee behaviour," she suggests. . ."

Read the full article HERE.

March 3, 2009

e-fense Announces the Opening of State of the Art World Headquarters

Executives position company for scalability to meet the growing demand for e-fense products in corporations worldwide.

To read the full press release, click here: PRWeb e-fense Press Release

February 26, 2009

e-fense, Inc announces powerful corporate network security solution built upon law enforcement product Helix3

e-fense's enterprise network security solution based on the popular law enforcement software, Helix3, is available to corporations. Allowing them to protect and prevent theft of their data. Helix3 has over 600,000 downloads and is converting to a membership program to continue development and support for the incident response community.

To read the full press release, click here: PRWeb e-fense Press Release

February 13, 2009

Helix3 vs Helix3 Pro - Learn the difference between these two Helix versions

Drew explains the difference between the old free version of Helix3 and the new soon to be release Helix3 Pro.

Video can be seen here

February 6, 2009

Helix3 2009R1 Released

Helix3 2009R1 has officially been released! The new version contains several fixes, updates and additions including:

  • Added Truecrypt 6.1a
  • Added plugins to Volatility: cryptoscan, suspicious, malfind, moddump
  • Fixed SWAP Automounting
e-fense members can read the full list of Helix3 2009R1 updates and download it through the e-fense forum.

January 23, 2009

Helix3 Pro Announcement

The evolution is almost at hand. Read the Helix3 Pro announcement and see what all the excitement is about.

Look for more information as we get closer to a release. If you are interested in becoming a beta tester than send an email to: helix at e-fense dot com

January 15, 2009

Response to David Gallant's article in the San Antonio Lawyer Magazine

David Gallant's recent article in the San Antonio Lawyer Magazine sparked an interesting email dialogue between the author and attorney Jim Deegear.

"Their (PSP) bottom line (and the basis for my comment in the article) is that anyone who analyzes "computer based data not available to the public" must be licensed as a private investigation company."

Read the full article HERE or San Antonio bar members can find the article on the San Antonio Bar Association website.

January 12, 2009

e-fense Announces New Management Team

e-fense, a world leader in computer forensics, incident response, and e-discovery adds seasoned financial and software management professionals to the team.

To read the full press release, click here: PRWeb E-Fense Press Release

December 1, 2008

Experts on Computer Forensics - A Defense Counsel's Ally

David Gallant, Director of Computer Forensics & Operations at e-fense wrote an article in the San Antonio Lawyer Magazine.

"Find and interview a computer forensic expert, and get ready to put together a robust defense for your client."

Read the full article HERE or San Antonio bar members can find the article on the San Antonio Bar Association website.

October 21, 2008

Incident Response & Forensics Presentation

Dave Gallant will be presenting "Previewing, securing, and preserving digital evidence" to the San Antonio, TX North Chamber Technology Council on 12 Nov, 2008.

Sept 22, 2008

Helix 2008R1 Released!

Finally after a little more than 1 year the next version of Helix has been supplied to the world. Enjoy! You can download the ISO from the helix website.

May 20, 2008

New Web Site

We have revamped our website to make navigation and course registration easier.

May 14, 2008

Distribution agreement with Bright Forensics

e-fense has signed a distribution agreement with UK based Bright Forensics: http://www.brightforensics.com/ to sell and distribute our flagship H3 Enterprise product.

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