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Guidance Software’s Tableau™ T35u Wins Award for 2014 Computer Forensic Hardware Tool of the Year

Guidance Software, (NASDAQ:GUID), the World Leader in Digital Investigations™, announced today that its Tableau T35u USB 3.0 forensic IDE/SATA bridge was named Best Computer Forensic Hardware Tool in the 2014 Forensic 4:cast Awards. A Tableau device has won the Best Computer Forensic Hardware Tool award each year since the advent of the Forensic 4:cast Awards in 2009.

“Our Tableau team at Guidance Software maintains a relentless focus on developing forensic hardware devices that speed and simplify the important work done by forensic investigators around the world,” said Jim Borecki, Vice President, Guidance Software Forensic Business Unit. “We are proud and honored to receive this Forensic 4:cast Award, and will continue to devote our product development to delivering what the forensic community needs most.”

The Tableau T35u is an IDE/SATA bridge that supports write-blocked, forensic acquisitions of both SATA and IDE storage devices through a swift USB 3.0 host connection. It offers forensic examiners the ease of use, reliability, and imaging speed necessary to image today's larger and faster hard-disk drives, whether in the field or in the lab.

About the Forensic 4:cast Awards

Since 2009, the forensic community has nominated and chosen influential forensic products, people, and events for recognition in the Forensic 4:cast Awards. Led by Lee Whitfield, the founder of the popular Forensic 4:cast podcast, the awards begin each year with nominations made in January and voting taking place in April and May. A complete listing of this year’s winners can be found here.

About Guidance Software, Inc.

Guidance Software is recognized worldwide as the industry leader in endpoint investigation solutions for security incident response and forensic analysis. Its EnCase® Enterprise platform, deployed on an estimated 20 million endpoints, is used by more than 65 percent of the Fortune 100 and more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500, and numerous government agencies, to conduct digital investigations of servers, laptops, desktops and mobile devices. Built on the EnCase Enterprise platform are market-leading cybersecurity and electronic discovery solutions, EnCase® Cybersecurity, EnCase® Analytics, and EnCase® eDiscovery. They empower organizations to conduct speedy and thorough security incident response, reveal previously hidden advanced persistent threats or malicious insider activity, perform sensitive data discovery for compliance purposes, and respond to litigation discovery requests. For more information about Guidance Software, visit www.encase.com.

About Tableau Products

Tableau products are designed and manufactured to meet the needs of the digital forensics community. The product line includes duplicators, forensic bridges, hardware accelerators, software, and peripheral devices. The Tableau team at Guidance Software designs, tests, and packages its products in-house, giving them direct control over product features, workmanship, and quality.

EnCase®, EnScript®, FastBloc®, EnCE®, EnCEP®, Guidance Software™ and Tableau™ are registered trademarks or trademarks owned by Guidance Software in the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be used without prior written permission. All other trademarks and copyrights referenced in this press release are the property of their respective owners.

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