Forensics Services and Expert Witness Services
We assist lawyers, their clients and businesses to acquire and analyze digital
data for purposes of litigation or to improve corporate security
regarding information technology.
With 35 years experience working with computers, we have a
broad-based and in-depth knowledge of information technology and
computer forensics. We can analyze data from personal
computers, notebooks and servers, including web servers, mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets and many of the newer digital devices.
Our extensive business experience consulting on computer issues
means we are prepared to dive beneath the bits and bytes to first
present the straight facts and then explain what they
excel at the interpretation of computer forensic digital data. Our expert report
will explain our findings in understandable
English, with a minimum of technical mumbo-jumbo. We can also
prepare graphs, charts and other visual aids to highlight our
findings so they are easily understood by judges and other
non-computer experts. The computer forensics expert
reports and visual aids we create may be used in affidavits to
We are familiar with the Rules of Civil Procedure relating to the Duty of Expert and the information required to be included in an expert report to ensure our written report will meet the standards demanded by Ontario courts.
Of course, we also participate in discoveries and trials to
provide expert witness testimony that supports our professional opinion as expressed in our written reports.
Computer Forensics services at a glance
services we provide include: identifying, acquiring, extracting,
analyzing, interpreting, reporting on and testifying about computer
data. We can also review and interpret the operations of many types
of computer applications software.
Types of electronic
computer data we analyze and interpret include (but are not limited to): word
processing documents; e-mail; instant messages and transcript logs;
web server logs; images, videos and other binary files; accounting,
financial and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) databases;
spreadsheets; customer, prospect and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) data;
price lists; product inventory; employee expense reimbursements;
suspicious payments and accounting software entries; etc.
Ontario Anton Piller Order computer forensics
Proper planning and
consultation prior to execution of the Anton Piller order in Ontario is essential to help
ensure that all relevant data, digital and otherwise, is secured, identified and
acquired during one on-site visit. It will likely be a long day. We recommend the legal team meet a day or two prior to ensure all are aware of their duties and responsibilities. You don't get a second crack at this data collection opportunity.
Computer program files sought in an Anton Piller order in Ontario may consist
of standard packaged or custom applications.
Computer data files sought in an Anton Piller order in Ontario may include word processing documents,
e-mail messages, financial and accounting records, financial
statements such as income statements and balance sheets, price
lists, as well as customer, sales and product information databases.
It is becoming more common in Ontario to use an ISS (Independent Supervising Solicitor) to maintain custody of the data collected in an Anton Piller order, particularly in complex cases with much data.