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Wick Hill Named Distributor For Guidance Software

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Wick Hill Named Distributor For Guidance Software

Channel solution for security risks from an increasingly mobile and data-heavy network environment

Woking, Surrey: 12th September 2013 – VAD Wick Hill announced today that it has been appointed distributor for US-based Guidance Software. Guidance Software is a world leader in digital forensics, with incident response, analytics, forensic and e-discovery products, which are already used by 65% of Fortune 100 companies. Wick Hill will introduce Guidance Software’s products to channel partners in the UK, as well as providing marketing, training and technical support.

Ian Kilpatrick, chairman Wick Hill Group, commented: “Guidance Software has a suite of solutions which are well proven and used by many leading companies and public bodies worldwide. They provide the channel with an answer to maintaining security in a network infrastructure which has more and more endpoints, rapidly increasing mobility and ever growing amounts of data.”

He added: “Guidance solutions provide exceptional visibility into endpoint activity across the network, as well as sophisticated forensic tools, which include the ability to preserve forensic evidence post-incident.”

Sam Maccherola,VP Sales EMEA/APAC for Guidance Software, commented: “Guidance Software chose Wick Hill because of its distinguished track record as a leading distributor specializing in IT security in the major markets we address. Wick Hill has a fresh, innovative business model that will help us expand our reach in the UK market. Working with Wick Hill, we will recruit, train and sell into its network of VARs.”

Wick Hill will sell the full suite of EnCase® solutions from Guidance Software, including EnCase® Analytics, EnCase® Cybersecurity and EnCase® Enterprise.

Guidance Software solutions
EnCase Analytics
EnCase Analytics exposes hard-to-find risks and threats –

  • Security insights via complete endpoint visibility
    Instead of trusting a compromised operating system, EnCase Analytics uses data from across all of an organisation’s endpoints from the kernel level. This results in a repository of the most reliable and useful data for insights into undetected risks and threats.
  • Proactive bird’s-eye view into security risks and threats
    EnCase Analytics provides the ability to quickly visualise enterprise-wide endpoint data from multiple dimensions, regardless of how large or disparate the data sets may be.
  • Quickly derive insights from visual representations of data
    EnCase Analytics exposes suspicious patterns, commonalities, and anomalies through an interactive visual interface, allowing for on-the-fly adjustments to zero-in on threats.

EnCase Cybersecurity
EnCase® Cybersecurity delivers visibility into endpoint activity across the network, when an organisation has been hacked, when advanced threats are suspected but not identified, or when it’s necessary to expose and remove sensitive data from unauthorised locations. It enables real-time response to alerts generated by detection solutions.

  • Exposes unknown or modified processes and errant PII or IP on endpoints,
  • Analyses endpoints to determine source and scope of an incident,
  • Assists in attack attribution
  • Minimises time to remediation

EnCase Enterprise

  • Forensic-level enterprise investigation
  • The power to search, collect, preserve and analyse vast amounts of data
  • Addresses issues such as intellectual property theft, employee fraud and employee policy violations
  • Respond more easily to compliance requests

The enormous costs, regulatory risks and business disruption associated with the traditional methods of forensic-level enterprise investigations, incident response and e-discovery can handicap companies of any size.

EnCase Enterprise provides organisations and government bodies with the ability to reduce exposure to risk by quickly and accurately addressing corporate policy violations such as intellectual property theft, employee fraud and employee policy violations.

It gives users the power to search, collect, preserve and analyse the vast amounts of data associated with doing business today. It can generate detailed reports on those findings, from a central location with minimal disruption to operations, no matter how large and complex the network environment. Organisations can also respond more easily to compliance requests.

About Wick Hill
Established in 1976, value added distributor Wick Hill specialises in secure IP infrastructure solutions and convergence. The company sources and delivers best-of-breed, easy-to-use solutions through its channel partners, with a portfolio that covers security, performance, access, networking, convergence, storage and hosted solutions.

Wick Hill is part of the Wick Hill Group, based in Woking, Surrey with sister offices in Hamburg. Wick Hill is particularly focused on providing a wide range of value added support for its channel partners. This includes a strong lead generation and conversion programme, technical and consultancy support for reseller partners in every stage of the sales process, and extensive training facilities. For more information about Wick Hill, please visit http://www.wickhill.com or www.twitter.com/wickhill

About Guidance Software, Inc.
Guidance Software is recognized worldwide as the industry leader in digital investigative solutions. Its EnCase® Enterprise platform is used by numerous government agencies, more than 65 percent of the Fortune 100, and more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500, to conduct digital investigations of servers, laptops, desktops and mobile devices. Built on the EnCase Enterprise platform are market-leading electronic discovery and cyber security solutions, EnCase eDiscovery, EnCase Cybersecurity, and EnCase Analytics. They empower organizations to respond to litigation discovery requests, perform sensitive data discovery for compliance purposes, conduct speedy and thorough security incident response, and reveal previously hidden advanced persistent threats or malicious insider activity. For more information about Guidance Software, visit www.encase.com.

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