In this post, we examine how General Informatics helped a client with a data recovery operation. Since the results were needed in court, it was imperative that the information recovered and the process used for the recovery was well documented and precise.
- Client: An organization approached General Informatics to assist in a data recovery operation. Specifically, the client was in a legal dispute and needed retrieval of deleted information allegedly sent from a former employee’s organization-owned machine.
- Need: Upon receipt of the computer in question, General Informatics began the data retrieval process using industry-recognized standards. This ensured data integrity in the event the results were used as evidence in court. After analysis of the hardware was complete, General Informatics provided the client with a comprehensive report. The report detailed the specific data recovery methods used and the information found.
- Benefit: The information discovered by General Informatics was used as evidence at a hearing between the client and former employee. As a result, this evidence helped bring about a favorable outcome for the client.