Many times we are asked if we can help employers with cases of computer misuse or IP Theft. Whether you are an employer or a civil litigation solicitor, we can help.
Frequent use of computers by employees can lead to disputes, whether you have a disgruntled employee or an employee that is leaving to go to a competitor, you need to know your data is safe. 3Ef can look for signs of misuse or data theft and misuse by checking the following:
Use of file sharing systems
Creation times and dates of documents
Last accessed times and dates
Recovery of deleted documents and e-mails
Edited versions of documents
Checking log entries
Competitor analysis information
Signs of usage of personal e-mail to transfer data
In the first instance, we can pull off the directories to see what information is there and let you direct further investigation, this keeps costs down considerably. We believe there should be a staged approach to most investigation to keeps costs down and ensure we are only targeting the relevant information. Once the forensic computer investigation is complete, we will put our findings in to a report suitable for use in court.