Forensic Collection


Forensic Collection

D1 Discovery Forensic Collection team provides defensible data collection for small or large enterprise environments to include simple or complex data collection needs.

We collect data in a defensible manner from the below data sources:

  • Network Servers
  • E-mail Servers
  • Cloud Email & Storage
  • Social Media
  • Desktop PCs
  • Laptops
  • Cell Phones
  • Handheld Devices
  • Backup Tapes
  • And any other data storage sources


D1 Discovery will provide you with an explanation of the things you need to be aware of to ensure your collections are performed to the highest and most defensible standards possible. The importance of good documentation cannot be overemphasized and everything from the data collection protocol to the mechanics and output of the collection itself will always be documented.  This is the responsibility of the Project Manager assigned to the case.

D1 Discovery provides the following Data Collection services:

  • Planning
  • Documentation Preparation
  • Chain of Custody (CoC)
  • Computer Imaging – Bit for Bit Copy
  • Collections at remote locations
  • Forensic Investigations & Analysis
  • Data Breach Investigations
  • Targeted or Non-Targeted Collection
  • Cloud Email Collection
  • Social Media
  • Expert Witness Testimony – Certified Computer Examiner
  • Declarations
  • Summary report of investigation findings
  • Detailed explanation of what was collected