Backbone Security’s Steganalysis Tools Awarded Windows 8 Compatibility Logo

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Steganography Analyzer Family of Tools Certified for Windows 8

Windows 8 Compatibility Logo

Windows 8 Compatibility Logo

We are committed to providing the very highest quality software to our valued customers. Earning the right to use the Compatible with Windows 8 logo is evidence of that commitment.

Backbone Security, the global leader in digital steganalysis, is proud to announce its Steganography Analyzer Family of tools has earned the Windows 8 operating system compatibility logo. Developed in Backbone’s Steganography Analysis and Research Center (SARC), the tools are widely used by US and international law enforcement agencies, the intelligence community, and private sector computer forensic examiners to detect the presence or use of steganography applications on seized media and in real-time over an enterprise network.

The Steganography Analyzer Artifact Scanner (StegAlyzerAS) is a Windows application that detects the fingerprints (or hash values) of file and registry artifacts associated with over 1,150 steganography applications. Discovery of a steganography application artifact during a digital forensics examination is a strong indication the application has been, or will be, used to conceal evidence of criminal activity.

The Steganography Analyzer Signature Scanner (StegAlyzerSS) is a Windows application that detects the signatures (or uniquely identifiable byte patterns) of more than 50 of those applications and provides an automated extraction capability, a “point-click-and-extract” interface, for a growing number of those applications. Discovery of a steganography signature during a digital forensics examination is proof that the application was used to hide information within a particular carrier file.

The Steganography Analyzer Real-Time Scanner (StegAlyzerRTS) is the world’s first commercially available network security appliance capable of detecting the fingerprints (or hash values) of file and registry artifacts associated with over 1,150 steganography applications.and the signatures (or uniquely identifiable byte patterns) of more than 50 of those applications in real-time. The StegAlyzerRTS Management Console is a Windows application used by network administrators to manage the StegAlyzerRTS appliance.

Each of these software applications were subjected to the rigorous Microsoft-designed tests for compatibility and reliability with Windows 8 and was found to meet all of the technical requirements of the Windows 8 Logo Program.

Our customers can be assured that StegAlyzerAS, StegAlyzerSS, and the StegAlyzerRTS Management Console will install readily every time and keep the number of crashes, hangs, and restarts to a minimum.

“We are committed to providing the very highest quality software to our valued customers. Earning the right to use the Compatible with Windows 8 logo is evidence of that commitment” said Bart Guerreri, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Backbone Security.

For additional information about Backbone’s steganalysis tools, please visit the SARC web site at http://www.sarc-wv.com.

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About the SARC

The SARC is a Center of Excellence in digital steganography research and development within Backbone Security. The SARC has established the world’s largest commercially available repository of digital steganography applications, fingerprints, and signatures and has developed industry leading computer forensics and network security steganalysis tools for detecting and extracting information hidden with digital steganography applications.

About Backbone Security

In addition to being the leading provider of digital steganalysis tools, Backbone is a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) that conducts automated PCI-DSS compliance assessments with their industry leading 1 Stop PCI Scan service. Backbone also provides real-time intrusion monitoring, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, and business continuity and disaster recovery planning services.

Contact: Jim Wingate, Director, SARC and Vice President, Backbone Security
Voice: (304) 333-7272 or (877) 560-7272, Fax: (304) 366-9163.
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