Cellebrite Launches Industry’s First Remote Data Collection on Mobile Devices
Cellebrite DI, Ltd., a leader in digital intelligence solutions for the public and private sectors, today announced the launch of remote mobile data collection for Cellebrite Endpoint Inspector, the latest update to its collection solution cloud-based remote for e-discovery and business investigations. It is the first solution on the market with the ability to remotely retrieve evidence from iOS and Android mobile devices and Mac and Windows computers.
The introduction of remote data collection on mobile devices is the latest step in Cellebrite’s efforts to meet the growing needs of businesses for business investigations, e-discovery and incident response. with an integrated “Endpoint Intelligence” solution that enhances their ability to take rapid action against threats through advanced data collection and analysis capabilities that are simple, effective and efficient.
“We focused on simplifying the employee experience when collecting data and deployed our domain expertise to design Endpoint Inspector to automate the complexity of the collection process and minimize business disruption. ” noted Ken basoré , Managing Director, Enterprise Solutions, Cellebrite. “In organizations that deploy Endpoint Inspector, employees no longer need to hand over their devices or spend hours with internal support staff going through complex procedures. We are pleased to be able to bring this value to our corporate clients in the life sciences, banking, insurance and other industries. “
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The ability to unify data collection from computers and mobile devices comes at a critical time for businesses as several emerging trends put pressure on business investigations and the eDiscovery process:
- Employees use their personal devices for work: A third (33%) of people use a personal device such as a computer or smartphone to make working at home easier. Cellebrite’s new mobile remote collection capability can collect evidence from devices inside or outside an organization’s IT network, ensuring vital information doesn’t go missing.
- Communication of important information moves to messaging apps : 73% of employees revealed that they use mobile and consumer messaging apps like WhatsApp for business purposes. Cellebrite’s new mobile remote collection capabilities allow investigators and e-Discovery professionals to bring this information together and create a richer, more complete picture of events.
- The workforce is increasingly distributed: The rise of remote working has also led to distributed teams, scattered across different geographies and locations. Cellebrite’s remote solution reduces the time and financial impact of collecting data from these employees, eliminating the cost and inconvenience of shipping or mailing.
Mr. Basore then continued, “Corporate investigators are under great pressure and now face the added challenge of collecting data to support cases with a geographically dispersed hybrid workforce, which uses more. devices and messaging services than ever before for business communications. Today’s announcement underscores the strategic importance of Cellebrite’s cloud capabilities and our commitment to ensuring that enterprise investigators can adapt to a hybrid workforce. “
Cellebrite has introduced safeguards into the solution, including its smart collection feature, which ensures that only information relevant to the investigation is pulled from any device. Employees must provide explicit consent before their data is collected and a record of this permission is automatically created as part of the discovery process for audit purposes.