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Encase is an all-in-one computer forensics suite from Guidance Software Inc.
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{{Infobox_Software |
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  name = EnCase |
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  maintainer = [http://www.guidancesoftware.com Guidance Software] |
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  os = [[Windows]] |
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  genre = {{Analysis}} |
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  license = {{Commercial}} |
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  website = [http://www.guidancesoftware.com www.guidancesoftware.com] |
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}}
  
==Features==
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'''EnCase''' is a family of all-in-one computer forensics suites sold by [[Guidance Software]]. These products include EnCase Enterprise, EnCase Forensic Edition, EnCase eDiscovery, and EnCase Lab Edition. These programs use a proprietary image file format that has been reverse engineered. Users can create scripts, called [[EnScripts]], to automate tasks.
  
==History==
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== History ==
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Expert Witness (for Windows) was the original name for EnCase (dating back to 1998). More info about this can be found on the Internet Archive [http://web.archive.org/web/19980504153628/http://guidancesoftware.com/] including a demo of the original software [http://web.archive.org/web/19980504153759/http://guidancesoftware.com/data/ewsetup.exe].
  
Originally written in (YEAR), it has now developed into a Forensic Edition and an Enterprise Edition.
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== File Format ==
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See [[Encase image file format]]
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== Hash Databases ==
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EnCase uses [[MD5]] hashes and stores them in its proprietary [[Encase hash files|Encase hash file format]]; either individually or in a "hash map".
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EnCase supports importing hashes from the [[National Software Reference Library|NSRL]], [[Hashkeeper]], and plain MD5 files.
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== See Also ==
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* [[Encase image file format]]
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* [[EnScripts]]
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* [[LinEn]]
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* WinEn
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
  
EnCase Homepage - http://www.guidancesoftware.com/lawenforcement/ef_index.asp
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* [http://www.guidancesoftware.com Guidance Software]
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* [http://www.safehack.com/Textware/forensic/Anti_Forensic_Break_Encase.pdf Breaking Encase with FILE0 and Winhex]

Latest revision as of 02:24, 21 July 2012

EnCase
Maintainer: Guidance Software
OS: Windows
Genre: Analysis
License: Commercial
Website: www.guidancesoftware.com

EnCase is a family of all-in-one computer forensics suites sold by Guidance Software. These products include EnCase Enterprise, EnCase Forensic Edition, EnCase eDiscovery, and EnCase Lab Edition. These programs use a proprietary image file format that has been reverse engineered. Users can create scripts, called EnScripts, to automate tasks.

History

Expert Witness (for Windows) was the original name for EnCase (dating back to 1998). More info about this can be found on the Internet Archive [1] including a demo of the original software [2].

File Format

See Encase image file format

Hash Databases

EnCase uses MD5 hashes and stores them in its proprietary Encase hash file format; either individually or in a "hash map". EnCase supports importing hashes from the NSRL, Hashkeeper, and plain MD5 files.

See Also

External Links