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Provalis Software

Provalis Software QDA Miner and WordStat are used to analyze unstructured text data. They belong to the category of CAQDAS (Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Software) and provide strong text mining, content analysis as well as visualization features. Provalis Software is not built for Terabytes of data, yet, one way to analyze and select relevant […]

NUIX Proof Finder

Police around the world investigates big data digital evidence using NUIX. Proof Finder is a basic NUIX software tool released as a philanthropic project for 100 USD per year, which allows to learn main functions of NUIX with databases up to 15 GB. Proof Finder can handle data from mobile devices, hard drives, forensic images, […]


MicroStrategy Desktop is a powerful platform for forensic analysis that allows to explore large data sets e.g. from Smartphone data, telecommunication- or IP-surveillance and to build visualisations such as networks (telecommunication or social networks) or Geo-Mapping, and to quickly identify relevant patterns (criminal networks, victim-perpetrator communications) and trends. Very different data sources can be integrated […]


One close to perfect answer is offered by dtSearch which allows not only to integrate terrabytes of different types of data into one holistic database and to make these data quickly searchable in an easy way. dtSearch offers special functions for forensic searches, such as different options for searching emails, processing encrypted PDFs, credit card numbers, […]

Big Data, Electronic Evidence and Criminal Defence

Big Data, Electronic Evidence and Criminal Defence

Big Data electronic evidence predominates more and more the evidentiary procedure in serious and organised crime cases in European criminal courts. Hence, law enforcement and courtroom participants are often still in ‘analogous’ mode and just begin to understanding the nature of digital evidence, the technologies to process digital data and eventually its revolutionising impact on […]