Deadbolt Forensics Advises Businesses to Take Precautions, Protect Data for Upcoming 2014 Holiday Shopping Season

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Cyber-crime is real and businesses can’t afford to lose out on the bottom line—especially during holiday high season.

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Online transactions are an increasingly important part of holiday retail sales. In the case of breach, digital forensics, the investigation of computer crime, has become critical.

The holiday season is fast-approaching and 2014 online sales for November and December are expected to grow 8-11 percent over last holiday season to as much as $105 billion, according to the National Retail Federation (Oct. 7, 2014).

With online transactions becoming an increasingly important part of holiday retail sales, Deadbolt Forensics advises businesses that digital forensics, the investigation of computer crime, is more essential now than ever before.

Involving digital forensics experts in data breach investigations has become critical.

“November and December mean big business for retailers and service providers across the country. The good news is that technology continues to create opportunities for new ways to reach more customers and increase profits,” said Michael Yasumoto, Senior Forensic Analyst at Deadbolt Forensics. “The bad news is that expanding technology also means more opportunity for criminals to steal company and customer private data and intellectual property.”

“When customer data is compromised, the consequences can be far reaching. It is vital that organizations contact a professional digital forensics agency whenever there is a possibility that electronically stored information, such as payment card information, has been compromised. Companies’ security and the protection of their customers’ personal information must be rectified swiftly.”

Deadbolt Forensics works with clients in the states of Oregon, Washington and Alaska, focusing on computer and mobile forensics and associated services.

For more information on Deadbolt Forensics or to learn more about the digital forensics services offered, please visit their website at https://www.deadboltforensics.com.

About Deadbolt Forensics:

Deadbolt Forensics is a privately held company focused on digital forensics and the associated services of data preservation, electronic evidence retrieval, analysis, neutral expert witness services, hard drive sanitization, and password/data recovery. The company works directly with attorneys and litigation support teams in both criminal and civil cases supporting plaintiff and defense clients. Deadbolt Forensics accepts clients in the states of Oregon (Registry# 906073-92), Washington (License# 603343020), and Alaska (License# 1000625). For more information on pro bono services offered to our partners in the non-profit sector, please contact us at publicrelations(at)deadboltforensics(dot)com.

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Deadbolt Forensics, LLC
1915 NW AmberGlen Pkwy Suite 400 Beaverton, OR 97006
Phone: (503) 683-7138
Fax: (503) 296-5504
Email: info(at)deadboltforensics(dot)com
Web: deadboltforensics.com

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