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2 As most people have come to realize, the extraordinary growth of the computer industry has become, at best, a double-edged sword. Unquestionably, advances in computer technology and the explosion of the Internet have given today's business world incredible advantages, most notably an era of unprecedented globalization that has revolutionized the modern marketplace. At the same time, illegitimate and malicious computer activity has become a serious problem that shows no signs of slowing down. Viruses, system hacking, unsolicited and countless online frauds have become some of the most common crimes on the planet, and due to the anonymity and worldwide reach of the Internet, there is only so much that can be done to stem the tide. Message from Michael G. Kessler "Just as the Internet has opened new doors of opportunity for business, it has opened the floodgate to crime and abuse. Studies show that more than 75% of computer systems used by Fortune 500 companies have recorded some form of unauthorized use, and the FBI estimates losses from cybercrimes at more than $10 billion per year. The individuals who commit computer crimes are very sophisticated, but we make it our business to stay several steps ahead of them." - Michael G. Kessler President & CEO, Kessler International Fortunately, you don't have to be a victim. Even virtual crimes leave a trail, and no firm in the world can track down digital clues like Kessler International. For years, our computer forensics staff has been bringing high-tech thieves to justice and providing our clients with smart solutions to even their most complex technological dilemmas. Armed with an in-depth knowledge of computer systems and the most advanced software in the industry, Kessler's team of experts is a cut above the rest, and they'll work diligently to ensure your security as we blast through the information age.

3 As high-tech crime continues to proliferate, electronic evidence is becoming an increasingly crucial factor in convicting suspected lawbreakers. A single kilobyte of data can be the difference between freedom and a prison cell. Clearly, securing this sort of evidence is a critical step in many modern cases, but acquisition can often be a difficult process. Data can be easily corrupted, and sometimes, simply turning a computer on or off can destroy vital information. That's why the job of gathering this information should be left to an experienced computer forensics specialist, and Kessler International has been at the forefront of the industry for years. Our team of computer forensics experts is specially trained to uncover and preserve delicate digital evidence that may make or break an entire case, even data that has been previously deleted or hidden. By utilizing advanced software and a variety of proven investigative techniques, our technicians can safely extract evidence from almost any system, bring it to light, and help you plan a course of action. On-Site Acquisition Sometimes, the equipment that must undergo examination cannot be taken off-site and sent for analysis. Perhaps the hardware in question is central to your business operations, or maybe you don't want to arouse any suspicion in the workplace. That's why Kessler offers on-site acquisition. We can conduct evidence searches and perform recovery services onsite quickly and discreetly, so that your business doesn t miss a single step. Whether it's a hundred-page thesis, personal financial records or important business data, the information that resides on your computer or network may very well be the cornerstone of your professional life. Unfortunately, electronic disasters such as viruses, hackers and power surges can strike without warning, destroying or corrupting your precious data, and leaving you feeling helpless. But there is good news the highly-trained staff at Kessler International can recover lost data from almost any storage system and restore corrupted files back to their original condition. And should you need assistance recovering from the calamity, Kessler will help you get your business operations back on track quickly and efficiently.

4 In more simple times, most break-ins and security breaches involved some sort of physical capering, and an effective alarm system was usually enough to keep business owners satisfied. These days, however, burglaries are often committed from remote locations in complete silence, as thieves and hackers pillage unprotected computer systems. Making matters worse is the sheer difficulty in finding the offenders, acquiring pertinent evidence, and of course, preventing future unauthorized access. Kessler International's computer crime experts specialize in detecting high-tech security breaches that can damage or destroy your data. Employing the latest technology, our team will uncover all the dirty details, locate those responsible and gather the evidence needed to prosecute them to the fullest extent of the law. And if you want to keep bandits away from your files permanently, our experienced team can help you prepare a targeted prevention strategy that will secure your systems and give you the freedom you need to operate your business effectively. Many organizations have suspicions of illicit internal activity, but few know where to begin looking for evidence, especially in today's sophisticated business environment. Thoroughly searching computer systems for evidence of wrongdoing is a good place to start, but many individuals have no idea what to look for, much less where and how to find it. The skilled investigators at Kessler International routinely perform electronic document discovery, digging up pertinent data through careful examination of computer systems. Incriminating files that were once deleted can be recovered and produced as evidence, and because we adhere to strict guidelines, you can rest assured that any information we provide will be admissible in a court of law.

5 Up until the recent boom in technology, security was generally a matter of locking up the office, keeping valuables sealed in a safe, and perhaps hiring a guard to watch over the building at night. These days, however, complicated computer systems safeguard your assets, and access is almost always managed through complex passwords. While this method is usually fairly secure, passwords can be lost, forgotten, changed or even stolen, and you may no longer be able to access critical systems and information. But all is not lost Kessler's team of computer forensics specialists can recover passwords that you thought were gone for good, allowing you to regain control of your important data. In addition, we'll go the extra mile and assist you in devising password strategies and other security measures so that you'll never be faced with a similar situation. Message from creepyuser101 creepyuser101: i know where u live, so don t even think about calling the cops NotThreatened23: Guess what? I hired an investigator to find out who you are and help put you behind bars! creepyuser101: >:( One of the most alluring aspects of the Internet is the amazing level of anonymity it affords. Unfortunately, this also allows many potentially dangerous individuals to wreak havoc online without fear of being discovered. Cyberstalking, annoying or harassing s, junk mail flooding, viruses and personal threats make many victims' lives miserable, and aside from filing a complaint with their Internet provider, there's usually not much they can do. Fortunately, we know how to track down cyber-terrorists and put an end to their high-tech harassment. By utilizing advanced tracing software and techniques, our computer forensics team can find out who is responsible for the torment and bring them to justice.

6 While and the Internet may provide your business with unprecedented levels of communication and market outreach, it can also leave your company wide open to modern risks. For instance, your company is legally liable for all electronic correspondence sent through your system, including , instant messages, web postings and more. In addition, unchecked employees may distribute confidential or proprietary files through the Internet, or put your company in jeopardy by accessing illegal content. Kessler International understands the numerous risks that corporations face, and our computer forensics experts can help you control your level of susceptibility and avoid costly lawsuits. We'll help you develop procedures that will hold employees responsible for the information they transmit, reduce abuse of company systems, and prevent the loss of intellectual property and trade secrets. Sometimes, piecing together a case can be extremely difficult acquiring evidence, presenting information in the right fashion and locating credible witnesses may turn out to be tougher tasks than you expect. And when computers are introduced to the mix, things often become considerably more challenging. Evidence obtained from computer systems can be easily corrupted, and must be gathered in an extremely precise, controlled fashion to be admissible in court. In addition, such evidence often needs to be supported by expert witnesses that can explain and demonstrate complicated technical issues. Kessler International will help you obtain the evidence you need, using time-tested procedures to ensure the integrity of the information. Our expert witnesses can then take the stand in court and deliver straightforward, compelling testimony that will clarify the evidence presented and lend substantial credibility to your case.

7 In today s technology-driven society, computers are the backbone of almost every business. All over the world, companies rely on intricate computer systems to manage many of their day-to-day operations, and most are faced with security risks, incessant junk mail and seemingly irreparable technical issues. That s why it pays to have an experienced computer forensics specialist on your side, providing impeccable service and solving even your most complicated technological problems. Kessler International has been the global leader in the field of computer forensics for more than a decade. Our team of experts combines experience, integrity and worldwide presence to provide our clients with the most professional service possible. From electronic evidence gathering to data recovery, from New York to Hong Kong, our staff can meet your needs and consistently give you results that are precise, accurate and complete. If you re in need of a computer forensics expert, don t settle for anyone but the best. Kessler International is renowned throughout the world for unbeatable results and the highest level of integrity, which is reflected in the quality of our work and the enduring relationships with our clients. Our global reach ensures that no case is too remote, and that no matter where you are, our team can be at your side helping you overcome the hurdles of modern business. Kessler is simply the most respected, experienced and professional computer forensics firm in the world, and nothing means more to us than the satisfaction of our clients. That s our promise. That s The Kessler Difference. Experience, Integrity & Worldwide Presence

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