CCL releases significant RabbitHole upgrade helping users understand and report on more data than ever before

CCL Solutions Group has released a major upgrade of its RabbitHole forensic data exploration software. Representing a step-change in the core functionality of the tool is the inclusion of the new ‘Runs’ automation feature, with its promise of generating ‘more data, better information, faster than ever’.
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Vlog
Time travelling with SQLite Journals and WAL
June 4, 2024
In the latest episode of 'Digital Forensics Essentials', Principal Analyst, Alex Caithness, explains the lasting importance of the temporary world of SQLite Journals and Write-Ahead-Logs.
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Blog
Cell site evidence: challenging times?
May 31, 2024
Six years after the game-changer for cell site evidence that was R v Calland, the use of experts - or not - is finally having major repercussions for both sides of the criminal justice system.
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Blog
Cyber Threat Deep Dive #1 – Supply Chain Attacks
May 29, 2024
As part of our new blog series taking a look at specific types of cyber threat, we have invited third-party cyber risk management specialists ARX Alliance to shine a light on the world of supply chain attacks.
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News
Accreditation for Graykey now in black and white
May 15, 2024
CCL’s digital forensics lab is pleased to confirm that UKAS has formally extended its ISO 17025 scope to include accreditation for Graykey.
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Blog
From East Africa to Eastside!
May 13, 2024
Just to evidence that CCL’s training footprint is truly global, days after the conclusion of a program to law enforcement in Tanzania came the successful completion of a course to students at Eastside’s Birmingham City University (BCU).
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Incident Investigation – Part 3: Recovering from a cyber incident
May 8, 2024
In this third and final instalment of our Incident Investigation blog series, CCL’s Adam Shortall explains how you can learn from a cyber incident and strengthen cyber security measures to prevent it happening again.
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News
CCL announced as key delivery partner to Jacobs for MOD cyber security program
May 1, 2024
CCL Solutions has been confirmed as a delivery partner to Jacobs – the recently announced prime supplier of cutting-edge cyber security solutions to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD).
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Blog
Incident Investigation – Part 2: Working with the Incident Investigations team
April 30, 2024
Adam Shortall from our Incident Investigations team continues his three-part blog series on cyber investigations and incident response. In this installment, he advises on how to work effectively with your Incident Investigations team to ensure a quick and successful response to a cyber incident.
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News
Press Release: CCL partners with Trellis Data & Cairn Advisory
April 23, 2024
Trellis Data, CCL Solutions Group and Cairn Advisory announce a high impact Digital Forensics, AI and Accreditation partnership.
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Blog
Incident investigation – Part 1: Recognising and responding to a cyber incident
April 19, 2024
In this new three-part series, CCL’s Adam Shortall offers an introductory primer on cyber investigations and incident response for IT professionals keen to learn more about this specialist area of cyber security.
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Blog
CCL appoints new Technical Director of Cyber Services
April 17, 2024
Digital forensics and cyber security specialist CCL Solutions Group has announced the appointment of Seamus O’Reilly as its new Technical Director, Cyber Services.
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Blog
Bypassing BitLocker Encryption
April 4, 2024
BitLocker is a security feature which is used widely to protect data at rest. In this article, Arun Prasannan from CCL's R&D department describes some of the techniques that we can use during security testing engagements and forensic investigations when confronted by systems protected using BitLocker.
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Blog
Case Work: Advanced extraction keeps investigation on track
February 21, 2024
When a case was at risk of No Further Action, CCL deployed its own Advanced BitLocker password recovery solution across three exhibits to find the evidence that would get things moving
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Blog
With collections, it doesn’t always pay to get physical
February 13, 2024
CCL Fetch’s cloud collections solution bypassed the custodian’s physical device, ensuring nothing was missed from this property dispute case.
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Blog
CCL tools play role in latest Dstl project
February 7, 2024
Dstl has issued the latest edition of its Digital Forensics Bulletin, addressing artefacts related to AI image generation services.
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Blog
Case Work: Why an investigative mindset matters in Digital Forensics
February 7, 2024
CCL Digital Forensic analysts help solve a criminal investigation into child abuse providing evidence for an arrest.
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Blog
Tight deadline, tighter budget? No problem!
February 7, 2024
How CCL Fetch quickly secured a compliant collection from four digital sources, ready for immediate review
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Blog
An expert deep-dive on data formats
January 30, 2024
CCL has added a new course to its training roster – Data Formats in Depth.
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Blog
SQLite’s New Binary JSON Format
January 19, 2024
A new data format is being used by the world’s most-used database format. Here’s what digital forensics practitioners need to know.
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Blog
CCL’s own Jenni Milne writes her first book
January 8, 2024
Jenni Milne, a CCL member, published her first children's book, "Jim the Lonely Pangolin", after a personal journey of recovery and creativity.
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Blog
Python modules for SEGB files made available via GitHub
December 21, 2023
CCL is proud of its ongoing commitment to giving back to the open-source community by regularly releasing code and contributing to other projects as a way to help further research in the field.
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News
CCL launches new scholarship program for Digital Forensics MSc
December 5, 2023
CCL Solutions Group has announced details of its new ‘Future of Digital Forensic Science’ scholarship in partnership with Cranfield University.
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Vlog
What makes epoch timestamps tick?
December 4, 2023
In the first of our new 'Digital Forensics Essentials' series, Principal Analyst, Alex Caithness, kicks things off with a dive into the epoch timestamp.
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Vlog
Going down the RabbitHole with Brigs and Heather
November 13, 2023
Our cutting-edge digital forensics tool RabbitHole has been featured on Digital Forensics Now podcast
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Blog
CCL Fetch: taking forensic collections to the next level
October 26, 2023
How CCL is rethinking the collections process to transform the speed, ease, and cost of data retrieval and evidence recovery
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News
CCL confirms ISO 17025 accreditation for another year and marks successful transition to the FSR’s new Code of Practice
October 20, 2023
With the FSR Act 2021 now in force, CCL couldn't be better qualified to help those police forces in need of the end-to-end accreditation required for certain Forensic Science Activities
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Blog
Fully undetectable malware – Why your security software solutions aren’t enough
October 5, 2023
Learn why advanced solutions like EDR, XDR, SIEMs, and SOCs may not fully protect against evolving malware threats.
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Blog
Supporting Dstl's research into recovering forensic data from novel devices and software
October 4, 2023
Delve into Dstl's latest Digital Forensics Bulletin, showcasing CCL's research on novel device and software data recovery and its applications.
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Blog
Boosting digital forensics capability and crime fighting in South Sudan
October 2, 2023
When we talk of 'international capability building' it is real-life examples - like the one cited in this testimonial - that best demonstrate the impact we can have in every corner of the world.
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News
CCL targets new standard in remote collections
September 26, 2023
Easier compliance with data protection obligations, greater sensitivity to personal privacy, and reduced volumes for review are just some of the advantages of taking the targeted - and less intrusive - approach to forensic data collection
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Blog
Wireless penetration testing – From guest Wi-Fi to domain admin in 20 minutes
September 19, 2023
Jonathan Onyeaka highlights the security risks within guest wireless networks, demonstrating via a real-life case study how quickly a threat actor can take advantage of common misconfigurations to walk themselves 'through the door'
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Blog
The Forensic Science Regulator Act 2021 – ‘The SIOs' Need-to-Knows’ 
August 31, 2023
With the FSR Act 2021 finally coming into force on October 2nd we thought a refresher on its implications for law enforcement and prosecution teams was very timely.
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News
Advanced extraction gets more advanced!
August 30, 2023
With a recent significant addition to its capabilities, CCL's Advanced Extraction service can now unlock even more value for law enforcement.
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Blog
Case work: How two CCL teams worked together to drive three crucial verdicts
August 23, 2023
How two sets of digital forensic expertise came together to rapidly ‘join the evidence dots’ and help secure three convictions for Greater Manchester Police.
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News
CCL announced as certified reseller for MOBILedit
August 3, 2023
CCL Solutions has been confirmed as a certified reseller of Compelson’s class-leading MOBILedit software.
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News
International team strengthened with INTERPOL appointment
July 25, 2023
CCL is pleased to announce the appointment of former INTERPOL cyber specialist Dean Watkinson as Senior Business Development Manager
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Blog
Cranfield collection #1: Digital forensics blogs
July 17, 2023
CCL enjoys a close relationship with Cranfield University, collaborating on the design and delivery of Cranfield’s Digital Forensics MSc. In the first of our regular ‘wrap-ups’, we're highlighting some excellent blogs from course director and expert practitioner, Dr Graeme Horsman.
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Blog
Case Work: Why skill and professionalism make the difference when it comes to getting justice
July 13, 2023
The latest in our Case Work series highlights how CCL’s cell site team stands out in terms of ability and attitude - and how those qualities impact a positive result at court.
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Blog
Case Work: Highlighting the value of CCL's cell site surveys to rapidly developing investigations
July 13, 2023
The latest in our Case Work series demonstrates why CCL’s cell site surveying capabilities are so critical to effective and cost-efficient criminal investigations
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News
CCL maintains its CHECK status as pen testing business expands
June 28, 2023
Confirmation that CCL Solutions Group’s cyber security team has retained its CHECK status for the fifth year running while also significantly expanding its penetration testing capabilities in the face of growing demand.
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News
Celebrating Reserves Day with Major Phill
June 26, 2023
As we celebrate Reserves Day, we put the spotlight on CCL Principal Computer Analyst, Major Phill Hatton
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News
New digital forensics offering CCL Fetch set to ease burden of data retrieval challenges
June 1, 2023
Leading digital forensics specialist CCL Solutions has launched a new collections solution that promises to transform the speed, ease, and cost of data retrieval and evidence recovery.
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News
Time for action
April 24, 2023
In this opinion piece, CCL Solutions Group CEO Noel McMenamin discusses the digital forensic challenges facing the criminal justice community and advocates for stronger public sector/private collaboration as part of the solution.
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News
Security & Policing 2023: Talking digital forensics
April 11, 2023
A quick round-up of our recent attandance at Security & Policing, with a mix of video snippets featuring our own Director of Software Solutions and Business Development, Darren Powney - including some interesting news on our RASSO-focused targeted mobile extraction service
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Blog
Case Work: How to handle evidence that is subject to Legal Professional Privilege (LPP) without delaying an investigation
March 22, 2023
The latest in our new Case Work series highlights how CCL handles evidence that is subject to Legal Professional Privilege (LPP) in a way that supports accelerated investigations
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News
Doctors in the house
March 22, 2023
We're celebrating the news that our cell site expert Matt Tart has been awarded his doctorate - though he's not the first doctor in the house!
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News
Webinar Week
March 17, 2023
CCL are launching Webinar Week, 21st - 23rd March 2023, for digital forensic professionals and law enforcement to learn about our best-in-class tools SPEKTOR, CASCADE and RabbitHole.
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News
New Microsoft 365 security review service launched
February 6, 2023
How secure and compliant is your Microsoft 365 tenant? Our new, fixed-price Security Configuration Review looks to lock down one of the most popular routes for attack and compromise - fast.
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News
Unlocking a rapid response to RASSO
January 26, 2023
How CCL and Compelson are combining to help law enforcement address the data recovery challenges around RASSO cases
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Blog
Expert testimony? That’s a matter of opinion
January 23, 2023
When it comes to Cell Site evidence presentation in court, the prosecution needs that 'expert' knowledge to minimise the risk of a defence team making a successful challenge
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Blog
Case Work: Mobile forensic examination as part of a Road Traffic Collision investigation
January 9, 2023
The latest in our new Case Work series highlights why forensic tools can only take you so far. Android phones store a wealth of information - often overlooked by the tools - but of great use to those analysts who know where to look and how to extract it.
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Blog
Mastering the Masters course
January 9, 2023
CCL analyst Jason Dickson shares his thoughts on one of CCL’s most exciting initiatives in recent years – a partnership with Cranfield University to deliver a new MSc course in digital forensics.
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Blog
Case Work: Mobile forensics examination for a family law solicitor
January 6, 2023
The first in a regular series that will feature the everyday work of the CCL forensics team, showcasing the expertise, experience and care that goes into each job, while highlighting the range of requests and remits coming into the UK's largest ISO 17025 accredited lab.
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Blog
What do you get a digital forensics analyst for Christmas?
December 19, 2022
Alex Caithness unwraps our latest open-source code gift to support the accessing of Chrome/Chromium artefacts using Python
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Blog
Reseller round-up
December 13, 2022
CCL's Global Partnership Director Alan McSharry shares his thoughts on the year as we head towards 2023.
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News
Strategic advisors/introducers wanted - Opportunities in US, Canada, New Zealand
November 28, 2022
CCL is looking to expand its international representation in the US, Canada and New Zealand through partnering with strategic advisors/introducers.
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News
Paula Page Recognised in Most Inspiring Women in Cyber Awards 2022
November 24, 2022
News of a stunning personal and professional achievement for CCL's Director of Cyber Paula Page as she is recognised in the Most Inspiring Women in Cyber Awards 2022
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News
CCL releases RabbitHole 2.2 with support for more data formats
September 15, 2022
Everyone's 'go-to' forensic data exploration tool has just had another upgrade, with 40 data types and utilities now supported
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News
Good things come to those that wait!
August 18, 2022
Our principal cell site expert Matt Tart finally receives his NCA commendation after winning the award in 2020 - for work that started in 2016!
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Blog
Cell site Q&A #3
August 16, 2022
The third and final part of our Q&A series with CCL's cell site experts and this time we ask them to put modesty aside and explain why they are in such high demand.
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News
Webinar: SPEKTOR Ultra and MOBILedit
August 2, 2022
Details of CCL's latest webinar with SPEKTOR Ultra and MOBILedit taking centre stage on August 16th
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News
CCL makes it a round dozen with ISO 17025 awarded for 12th year running
July 27, 2022
News of an impressive achievement for the Digital Forensics lab, with ISO 17025 re-awarded for the 12th year in succession
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Blog
Cell Site Q&A #2
July 4, 2022
The second in our Q&A series with CCL's cell site experts and this time it's their thoughts on the sector's biggest challenges right now
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News
CCL's reseller network feels the Delta force
July 4, 2022
CCL announces Delta 3 Solutions as its latest US reseller, strengthening CCL's presence in the Americas
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Blog
CCL checks the quality box again for pen testing
June 28, 2022
CCL Solutions Group has retained its CHECK status for the fourth year running – testament to both its consistency and quality in the cyber security space.
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Vlog
New CCL Vlog: Talking cell site
June 23, 2022
In this latest CCL Vlog, we sit down with one of the country’s foremost cell site experts, our very own Brian Edwards, to gain insight into this challenging area of digital forensics – and learn why this coming autumn will be a significant one for the whole forensic arena.
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News
RabbitHole webinars - Registration now open
June 21, 2022
News of two forthcoming webinars featuring the latest version of our class-leading data exploration tool, RabbitHole
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Blog
Introducing Cell Site Q&As
June 17, 2022
The first in a series of Q&As with our cell site team, with our experts coming together to help develop awareness and understanding of this emergent forensic discipline
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News
New cyber service suite helps organisations stay on the security front foot
March 30, 2022
CCL Solutions has launched a new suite of cyber services that combine optimal protection with pricing certainty, including the introduction of Red Teaming.
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News
Proudly supporting those who serve
March 15, 2022
CCL is delighted to announce that it has signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant as part of our on-going commitment to help those who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces.
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News
CCL launches new service to increase digital forensic capacity overnight
February 24, 2022
CCL's new digital forensics service, Backlog Management, comes at just the right time for those needing to significantly increase their digital forensic capacity and clear the growing backlogs of exhibits awaiting examination.
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News
New Cell Site Scene Preservation service launched
February 24, 2022
Details of CCL's new surveying service designed to help law enforcement agencies (LEAs) manage the forensic risks associated with the rapid changes happening to the UK’s mobile phone networks.
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Blog
UPDATE - Relativity Processing vs. Nuix Workstation
January 25, 2022
James Merritt is back with a postscript to his Relativity Processing vs. Nuix Workstation blog following unprecedented feedback on his head-to-head evaluation.
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News
CCL releases latest RabbitHole version, further raising the bar for forensic data exploration tools
January 18, 2022
Digital forensic analysts' 'go-to' tool for data exploration just got better, with an updated version of RabbitHole now containing reparsers for Chrome and SQLite enhancements
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Blog
Relativity Processing vs. Nuix Workstation
January 12, 2022
In his latest foray into the Relativity ecosystem, James Merritt pits Relativity Processing against market favourite Nuix Workstation. How will it fare?
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Blog
Android ABX – Binary XML
January 6, 2022
On Android 12, a new challenger approaches in the form of a new file format that is replacing XML data in a number of key artefacts. In this blog, Principal Analyst Alex Caithness explains the new ‘ABX’ format, provides open-source code for reading the data and emphasises the importance of collaboration in the digital forensics community.
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Blog
My experience with RelativityOne Redact
December 1, 2021
Senior analyst Nick Nunekpeku puts the Redact functionality within RelativityOne through its paces and shares his thoughts in this latest blog from the Discovery & Disclosure team
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Vlog
New CCL Vlog: Introducing the Smart Suite
October 13, 2021
In the latest CCL vlog, Patrick Looney and James Merritt talk us through the new Smart Suite of discovery and disclosure services, fixed-price solutions to some of today's most taxing data challenges
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Blog
Perks and drawbacks of working in the Cloud
October 8, 2021
CCL’s Ben Webber explores the rise of Cloud computing – transformational technology but not yet the only game in town
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Blog
Cell site, RF and the safe use of survey data
September 28, 2021
Matt Tart, one of CCL’s cell site specialists and a leading UK authority in this developing forensic area, discusses his latest research paper published in Science Direct.
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News
CCL still setting the gold standard
September 6, 2021
CCL Forensics Limited, the UK’s leading digital forensics specialist and part of CCL Solutions Group, has announced that it has maintained its ISO 17025 accreditation for another year – and also its status as the forensics provider offering the broadest certified service scope in the UK.
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News
Overviewing Cyber Essentials
July 23, 2021
CCL's Ben Strudwick runs through the Cyber Essentials scheme and makes a case for accreditation being part of your cyber security toolkit.
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News
Channel expands over the Atlantic
July 19, 2021
CCL's global reseller program is attracting some of the best national players in the fields of digital forensics, data investigations and cyber security. Canada's Teel Technologies is the latest to get on board.
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News
CCL welcomes CYSIAM into reseller network
July 16, 2021
More good news flowing out of our channel efforts, with UK-based CYSIAM the latest top flight name to join our global reseller program
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News
CCL dips toe in new waters
July 16, 2021
CCL expands reach into Caribbean with a new relationship with respected security consultancy IJ Walker and Associates
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Blog
Being held to ransom is a clear and present danger
July 15, 2021
A run of high-profile cyber incidents in the legal sector has once again highlighted the growing vulnerability of the modern connected enterprise to concerted criminal action. How can we best prepare for the particularly insidious attack that is ransomware?
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News
CCL secures continued reseller support in key territory and Five Eyes intelligence alliance member Australia
July 1, 2021
Australia's CBNRE specialist J3Seven becomes the latest reseller to commit to CCL's enhanced global reseller program
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Blog
The benefits of Relativity Collect
June 30, 2021
In his latest technical review blog, James Merritt runs the rule over Relativity Collect and the benefits it offers those looking for quality data collection options
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News
More reseller program success for CCL with Czech Republic’s Forsolution signing up
June 30, 2021
We report on further success for our new global reseller program, strengthening our product sales channels across Europe.
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Vlog
New CCL Vlog: Alan McSharry discusses the global reseller program
June 30, 2021
In this new CCL vlog, Alan McSharry discusses the recently relaunched global reseller program and the company's ambitions to take the class-leading SPEKTOR and RabbitHole solutions to new markets and customers worldwide.
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Blog
Helping in-house lawyers reduce litigation spend
June 29, 2021
CCL consultant Aidan Parsons examines the perennial challenges faced by in-house legal teams to do more with less and looks at litigation management as one area where they could realise cost and time efficiencies - with a number of options available to them.
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News
CCL announces new reseller to extend European reach
June 25, 2021
News of our latest recruit to our recently relaunched global reseller program, with Hungary's Digital Forensics now on board
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Blog
Testing the weakest link with a USB drop
June 23, 2021
CCL's Ben Strudwick draws on a recent real-life project to illustrate why getting creative can make for effective cyber security training.
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Blog
Chromium Session Storage and Local Storage
June 23, 2021
Previously, Principal Analyst Alex Caithness shed some light on IndexedDB on Chrome- one of the methods that websites and web apps can use to store data on a user’s device. In this new post - with accompanying free open-source scripts - he tackles the data structures behind a further two mechanisms that websites can use to persist information: Session Storage and Local Storage.
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News
World record secured – with a little help from CCL
June 18, 2021
News of CCL's invaluable contribution to a new world record, with this year's Safer Internet Day now officially ratified for its achievement of the 'Most pledges received for an internet safety campaign in 24 hours.'
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News
CCL retains prestigious CHECK status for third year running
June 17, 2021
News of CCL's continued accreditation to one of the most stringent and valued cyber security quality marks - CHECK.
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Blog
Why Relativity is still top dog
June 15, 2021
James Merritt, managing consultant with CCL's Discovery & Disclosure team, offers a personal view on why he considers Relativity is still leading the way when it comes to document review platforms - and that it's not always to do with the tech.
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News
Cell site consultant receives prestigious commendation from Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences
June 11, 2021
Cell site principal consultant Matt Tart has been awarded a prestigious commendation by the CSFS for his paper on 'Opinion Evidence in Cell Site Analysis'
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News
New digital forensics partnerships and courses focus on the practicalities of delivering justice in the 21st century
June 9, 2021
News of an exciting collaboration between CCL and Cranfield University as Cranfield continues to develop its new state-of-the-art forensic science education and research centre
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News
CCL features in latest eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide
June 7, 2021
The definitive guide to UK eDisclosure systems - the eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide - is now out. And CCL is in!
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News
CCL announced as key delivery partner to Jacobs for MOD cyber security program
May 1, 2024
CCL Solutions has been confirmed as a delivery partner to Jacobs – the recently announced prime supplier of cutting-edge cyber security solutions to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD).
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News
Press Release: CCL partners with Trellis Data & Cairn Advisory
April 23, 2024
Trellis Data, CCL Solutions Group and Cairn Advisory announce a high impact Digital Forensics, AI and Accreditation partnership.
Read more
News
CCL launches new scholarship program for Digital Forensics MSc
December 5, 2023
CCL Solutions Group has announced details of its new ‘Future of Digital Forensic Science’ scholarship in partnership with Cranfield University.
Read more
News
CCL confirms ISO 17025 accreditation for another year and marks successful transition to the FSR’s new Code of Practice
October 20, 2023
With the FSR Act 2021 now in force, CCL couldn't be better qualified to help those police forces in need of the end-to-end accreditation required for certain Forensic Science Activities
Read more
News
CCL targets new standard in remote collections
September 26, 2023
Easier compliance with data protection obligations, greater sensitivity to personal privacy, and reduced volumes for review are just some of the advantages of taking the targeted - and less intrusive - approach to forensic data collection
Read more
News
Advanced extraction gets more advanced!
August 30, 2023
With a recent significant addition to its capabilities, CCL's Advanced Extraction service can now unlock even more value for law enforcement.
Read more
News
CCL announced as certified reseller for MOBILedit
August 3, 2023
CCL Solutions has been confirmed as a certified reseller of Compelson’s class-leading MOBILedit software.
Read more
News
International team strengthened with INTERPOL appointment
July 25, 2023
CCL is pleased to announce the appointment of former INTERPOL cyber specialist Dean Watkinson as Senior Business Development Manager
Read more
News
CCL maintains its CHECK status as pen testing business expands
June 28, 2023
Confirmation that CCL Solutions Group’s cyber security team has retained its CHECK status for the fifth year running while also significantly expanding its penetration testing capabilities in the face of growing demand.
Read more
News
Celebrating Reserves Day with Major Phill
June 26, 2023
As we celebrate Reserves Day, we put the spotlight on CCL Principal Computer Analyst, Major Phill Hatton
Read more
News
New digital forensics offering CCL Fetch set to ease burden of data retrieval challenges
June 1, 2023
Leading digital forensics specialist CCL Solutions has launched a new collections solution that promises to transform the speed, ease, and cost of data retrieval and evidence recovery.
Read more
News
Time for action
April 24, 2023
In this opinion piece, CCL Solutions Group CEO Noel McMenamin discusses the digital forensic challenges facing the criminal justice community and advocates for stronger public sector/private collaboration as part of the solution.
Read more
News
Security & Policing 2023: Talking digital forensics
April 11, 2023
A quick round-up of our recent attandance at Security & Policing, with a mix of video snippets featuring our own Director of Software Solutions and Business Development, Darren Powney - including some interesting news on our RASSO-focused targeted mobile extraction service
Read more
News
Doctors in the house
March 22, 2023
We're celebrating the news that our cell site expert Matt Tart has been awarded his doctorate - though he's not the first doctor in the house!
Read more
News
Webinar Week
March 17, 2023
CCL are launching Webinar Week, 21st - 23rd March 2023, for digital forensic professionals and law enforcement to learn about our best-in-class tools SPEKTOR, CASCADE and RabbitHole.
Read more
News
New Microsoft 365 security review service launched
February 6, 2023
How secure and compliant is your Microsoft 365 tenant? Our new, fixed-price Security Configuration Review looks to lock down one of the most popular routes for attack and compromise - fast.
Read more
News
Unlocking a rapid response to RASSO
January 26, 2023
How CCL and Compelson are combining to help law enforcement address the data recovery challenges around RASSO cases
Read more
News
Strategic advisors/introducers wanted - Opportunities in US, Canada, New Zealand
November 28, 2022
CCL is looking to expand its international representation in the US, Canada and New Zealand through partnering with strategic advisors/introducers.
Read more
News
Paula Page Recognised in Most Inspiring Women in Cyber Awards 2022
November 24, 2022
News of a stunning personal and professional achievement for CCL's Director of Cyber Paula Page as she is recognised in the Most Inspiring Women in Cyber Awards 2022
Read more
News
CCL releases RabbitHole 2.2 with support for more data formats
September 15, 2022
Everyone's 'go-to' forensic data exploration tool has just had another upgrade, with 40 data types and utilities now supported
Read more
News
Good things come to those that wait!
August 18, 2022
Our principal cell site expert Matt Tart finally receives his NCA commendation after winning the award in 2020 - for work that started in 2016!
Read more
News
Webinar: SPEKTOR Ultra and MOBILedit
August 2, 2022
Details of CCL's latest webinar with SPEKTOR Ultra and MOBILedit taking centre stage on August 16th
Read more
News
CCL makes it a round dozen with ISO 17025 awarded for 12th year running
July 27, 2022
News of an impressive achievement for the Digital Forensics lab, with ISO 17025 re-awarded for the 12th year in succession
Read more
News
CCL's reseller network feels the Delta force
July 4, 2022
CCL announces Delta 3 Solutions as its latest US reseller, strengthening CCL's presence in the Americas
Read more
News
RabbitHole webinars - Registration now open
June 21, 2022
News of two forthcoming webinars featuring the latest version of our class-leading data exploration tool, RabbitHole
Read more
News
New cyber service suite helps organisations stay on the security front foot
March 30, 2022
CCL Solutions has launched a new suite of cyber services that combine optimal protection with pricing certainty, including the introduction of Red Teaming.
Read more
News
Proudly supporting those who serve
March 15, 2022
CCL is delighted to announce that it has signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant as part of our on-going commitment to help those who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces.
Read more
News
CCL launches new service to increase digital forensic capacity overnight
February 24, 2022
CCL's new digital forensics service, Backlog Management, comes at just the right time for those needing to significantly increase their digital forensic capacity and clear the growing backlogs of exhibits awaiting examination.
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New Cell Site Scene Preservation service launched
February 24, 2022
Details of CCL's new surveying service designed to help law enforcement agencies (LEAs) manage the forensic risks associated with the rapid changes happening to the UK’s mobile phone networks.
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CCL releases latest RabbitHole version, further raising the bar for forensic data exploration tools
January 18, 2022
Digital forensic analysts' 'go-to' tool for data exploration just got better, with an updated version of RabbitHole now containing reparsers for Chrome and SQLite enhancements
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CCL still setting the gold standard
September 6, 2021
CCL Forensics Limited, the UK’s leading digital forensics specialist and part of CCL Solutions Group, has announced that it has maintained its ISO 17025 accreditation for another year – and also its status as the forensics provider offering the broadest certified service scope in the UK.
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Overviewing Cyber Essentials
July 23, 2021
CCL's Ben Strudwick runs through the Cyber Essentials scheme and makes a case for accreditation being part of your cyber security toolkit.
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Channel expands over the Atlantic
July 19, 2021
CCL's global reseller program is attracting some of the best national players in the fields of digital forensics, data investigations and cyber security. Canada's Teel Technologies is the latest to get on board.
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CCL welcomes CYSIAM into reseller network
July 16, 2021
More good news flowing out of our channel efforts, with UK-based CYSIAM the latest top flight name to join our global reseller program
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CCL dips toe in new waters
July 16, 2021
CCL expands reach into Caribbean with a new relationship with respected security consultancy IJ Walker and Associates
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CCL secures continued reseller support in key territory and Five Eyes intelligence alliance member Australia
July 1, 2021
Australia's CBNRE specialist J3Seven becomes the latest reseller to commit to CCL's enhanced global reseller program
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More reseller program success for CCL with Czech Republic’s Forsolution signing up
June 30, 2021
We report on further success for our new global reseller program, strengthening our product sales channels across Europe.
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CCL announces new reseller to extend European reach
June 25, 2021
News of our latest recruit to our recently relaunched global reseller program, with Hungary's Digital Forensics now on board
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World record secured – with a little help from CCL
June 18, 2021
News of CCL's invaluable contribution to a new world record, with this year's Safer Internet Day now officially ratified for its achievement of the 'Most pledges received for an internet safety campaign in 24 hours.'
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CCL retains prestigious CHECK status for third year running
June 17, 2021
News of CCL's continued accreditation to one of the most stringent and valued cyber security quality marks - CHECK.
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Cell site consultant receives prestigious commendation from Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences
June 11, 2021
Cell site principal consultant Matt Tart has been awarded a prestigious commendation by the CSFS for his paper on 'Opinion Evidence in Cell Site Analysis'
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New digital forensics partnerships and courses focus on the practicalities of delivering justice in the 21st century
June 9, 2021
News of an exciting collaboration between CCL and Cranfield University as Cranfield continues to develop its new state-of-the-art forensic science education and research centre
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CCL features in latest eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide
June 7, 2021
The definitive guide to UK eDisclosure systems - the eDisclosure Systems Buyers Guide - is now out. And CCL is in!
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CCL relaunches reseller offering in drive to expand global partner network
May 17, 2021
CCL is enhancing its reseller offering as it looks to expand its partner network across EMEA, APAC and North America.
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RabbitHole software sets new standard for forensic data exploration tools
April 28, 2021
CCL releases RabbitHole as its successor to Ribbon, giving analysts a significant performance edge in forensic data explorations
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There's Merritt in driving CCL's data analytics, discovery and investigations push into private sector
April 22, 2021
CCL has recruited discovery and disclosure specialist James Merritt to help with its push into the corporate and legal sectors
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CCL to support national police memorial
March 19, 2021
CCL is honoured to be involved with the new UK Police Memorial project, which is scheduled for a spring dedication at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
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Cell site evidence key to NCA case
March 10, 2021
News of great work by the CCL cell site team in helping the NCA make its case against one of the UK's most prolific paedophiles
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Dates for your diary
February 23, 2021
Details of two forthcoming events that CCL will be supporting this year - Security & Policing and the IDIA.
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Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review - Latest issue now available
December 9, 2020
A new issue of the Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review is now available and our Director of Innovation Andrew Sheldon selects his 'top read'
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Framework refresher
November 30, 2020
Over the summer we earned a place on the NHS SBS Cyber Security Services Framework. Time for a little refresher.
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Webinar: Hold On! What Do You Mean By Preservation of Evidence?
October 6, 2020
CCL data analytics consultant Gavin Dodd will be speaking at this ACEDS and Exterro webinar on the subject of Legal Hold and the importance of effective data preservation.
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Webinar: Opinion Evidence in Cell Site Analysis
September 29, 2020
CCL's Principal Cell Site Expert Matt Tart will be presenting on casework assessment and interpretation of cell site analysis
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CCL on global SOC mission
September 17, 2020
Director of Cyber Paula Page is taking on an expanded role, heading CCL's push for global CREST accreditation for its SOC - and becoming only one of seven companies worldwide operating at this level.
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CCL celebrates landmark ISO achievement
August 7, 2020
CCL Forensics Limited, the UK’s leading digital forensics specialist and part of CCL Solutions Group, has announced its successful recertification to ISO 17025 and the Forensic Science Regulator’s Codes of Practice and Conduct – and confirmed that it now has the broadest accredited scope of any provider in the industry.
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CCL underlines growth ambitions with new commercial hire
July 23, 2020
CCL Group has announced the appointment of Lisa Burton as its new Commercial Director. Lisa will work alongside CEO Noel McMenamin with a brief to expand CCL’s footprint in the private sector - a key pillar of its revenue growth strategy.
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Chairman’s Announcement
May 12, 2020
A significant announcement today from CCL Solutions Group Chairman, Keith Bristow, confirming the transition to a new CEO, with Noel McMenamin stepping up as Andy Archibald steps back.
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UKAS grants Extension to Scope to CCL Forensics
September 3, 2019
CCL Forensics Limited, the UK's leading provider of digital forensics analysis services, has been granted an Extension to Scope (ETS) to its ISO17025:2017 and Forensic Science Regulator’s Code of Practice and Conduct schedule of accreditation by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).
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CCL Group is delighted to become Silver Investors in People accredited
August 14, 2019
At CCL Group we live by our values and recognise that in the high expectations we set, we must ensure our people are given a platform to thrive. Gaining silver accreditation of Investors in People demonstrates our ongoing commitment to staff welfare, training and ongoing development.
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CCL Group plays crucial role in illegal immigrant case
June 28, 2019
CCL Group played a critical role in the investigation into three illegal immigrants found onboard a vehicle, with SMS data recovery essential to securing a conviction.
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CCL Group enhances digital forensics capability with acquisition of Evidence Talks
April 22, 2019
CCL Group, the UK’s leading provider of digital forensics, data analytics and cyber security services, today announces the acquisition of Evidence Talks, a digital forensics provider with over 25 years’ experience in supplying technology and consultancy services to law enforcement, defence, government and corporate organisations.
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CCL Group and Spyder Forensics announce strategic partnership
April 15, 2019
CCL Group and Spyder Forensics are delighted to announce a new strategic partnership that will bring significant benefits to the digital investigation community in 2019. The partnership will combine CCL Group’s unique capabilities in digital forensics with Spyder Forensics’ market leading research trusted by forensic practitioners worldwide.
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Cell site evidence: challenging times?
May 31, 2024
Six years after the game-changer for cell site evidence that was R v Calland, the use of experts - or not - is finally having major repercussions for both sides of the criminal justice system.
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Cyber Threat Deep Dive #1 – Supply Chain Attacks
May 29, 2024
As part of our new blog series taking a look at specific types of cyber threat, we have invited third-party cyber risk management specialists ARX Alliance to shine a light on the world of supply chain attacks.
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From East Africa to Eastside!
May 13, 2024
Just to evidence that CCL’s training footprint is truly global, days after the conclusion of a program to law enforcement in Tanzania came the successful completion of a course to students at Eastside’s Birmingham City University (BCU).
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Incident Investigation – Part 3: Recovering from a cyber incident
May 8, 2024
In this third and final instalment of our Incident Investigation blog series, CCL’s Adam Shortall explains how you can learn from a cyber incident and strengthen cyber security measures to prevent it happening again.
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Incident Investigation – Part 2: Working with the Incident Investigations team
April 30, 2024
Adam Shortall from our Incident Investigations team continues his three-part blog series on cyber investigations and incident response. In this installment, he advises on how to work effectively with your Incident Investigations team to ensure a quick and successful response to a cyber incident.
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Incident investigation – Part 1: Recognising and responding to a cyber incident
April 19, 2024
In this new three-part series, CCL’s Adam Shortall offers an introductory primer on cyber investigations and incident response for IT professionals keen to learn more about this specialist area of cyber security.
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CCL appoints new Technical Director of Cyber Services
April 17, 2024
Digital forensics and cyber security specialist CCL Solutions Group has announced the appointment of Seamus O’Reilly as its new Technical Director, Cyber Services.
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Bypassing BitLocker Encryption
April 4, 2024
BitLocker is a security feature which is used widely to protect data at rest. In this article, Arun Prasannan from CCL's R&D department describes some of the techniques that we can use during security testing engagements and forensic investigations when confronted by systems protected using BitLocker.
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Case Work: Advanced extraction keeps investigation on track
February 21, 2024
When a case was at risk of No Further Action, CCL deployed its own Advanced BitLocker password recovery solution across three exhibits to find the evidence that would get things moving
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With collections, it doesn’t always pay to get physical
February 13, 2024
CCL Fetch’s cloud collections solution bypassed the custodian’s physical device, ensuring nothing was missed from this property dispute case.
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CCL tools play role in latest Dstl project
February 7, 2024
Dstl has issued the latest edition of its Digital Forensics Bulletin, addressing artefacts related to AI image generation services.
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Case Work: Why an investigative mindset matters in Digital Forensics
February 7, 2024
CCL Digital Forensic analysts help solve a criminal investigation into child abuse providing evidence for an arrest.
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Tight deadline, tighter budget? No problem!
February 7, 2024
How CCL Fetch quickly secured a compliant collection from four digital sources, ready for immediate review
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An expert deep-dive on data formats
January 30, 2024
CCL has added a new course to its training roster – Data Formats in Depth.
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SQLite’s New Binary JSON Format
January 19, 2024
A new data format is being used by the world’s most-used database format. Here’s what digital forensics practitioners need to know.
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CCL’s own Jenni Milne writes her first book
January 8, 2024
Jenni Milne, a CCL member, published her first children's book, "Jim the Lonely Pangolin", after a personal journey of recovery and creativity.
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Python modules for SEGB files made available via GitHub
December 21, 2023
CCL is proud of its ongoing commitment to giving back to the open-source community by regularly releasing code and contributing to other projects as a way to help further research in the field.
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CCL Fetch: taking forensic collections to the next level
October 26, 2023
How CCL is rethinking the collections process to transform the speed, ease, and cost of data retrieval and evidence recovery
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Fully undetectable malware – Why your security software solutions aren’t enough
October 5, 2023
Learn why advanced solutions like EDR, XDR, SIEMs, and SOCs may not fully protect against evolving malware threats.
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Supporting Dstl's research into recovering forensic data from novel devices and software
October 4, 2023
Delve into Dstl's latest Digital Forensics Bulletin, showcasing CCL's research on novel device and software data recovery and its applications.
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Boosting digital forensics capability and crime fighting in South Sudan
October 2, 2023
When we talk of 'international capability building' it is real-life examples - like the one cited in this testimonial - that best demonstrate the impact we can have in every corner of the world.
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Wireless penetration testing – From guest Wi-Fi to domain admin in 20 minutes
September 19, 2023
Jonathan Onyeaka highlights the security risks within guest wireless networks, demonstrating via a real-life case study how quickly a threat actor can take advantage of common misconfigurations to walk themselves 'through the door'
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The Forensic Science Regulator Act 2021 – ‘The SIOs' Need-to-Knows’ 
August 31, 2023
With the FSR Act 2021 finally coming into force on October 2nd we thought a refresher on its implications for law enforcement and prosecution teams was very timely.
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Case work: How two CCL teams worked together to drive three crucial verdicts
August 23, 2023
How two sets of digital forensic expertise came together to rapidly ‘join the evidence dots’ and help secure three convictions for Greater Manchester Police.
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Cranfield collection #1: Digital forensics blogs
July 17, 2023
CCL enjoys a close relationship with Cranfield University, collaborating on the design and delivery of Cranfield’s Digital Forensics MSc. In the first of our regular ‘wrap-ups’, we're highlighting some excellent blogs from course director and expert practitioner, Dr Graeme Horsman.
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Case Work: Why skill and professionalism make the difference when it comes to getting justice
July 13, 2023
The latest in our Case Work series highlights how CCL’s cell site team stands out in terms of ability and attitude - and how those qualities impact a positive result at court.
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Case Work: Highlighting the value of CCL's cell site surveys to rapidly developing investigations
July 13, 2023
The latest in our Case Work series demonstrates why CCL’s cell site surveying capabilities are so critical to effective and cost-efficient criminal investigations
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Case Work: How to handle evidence that is subject to Legal Professional Privilege (LPP) without delaying an investigation
March 22, 2023
The latest in our new Case Work series highlights how CCL handles evidence that is subject to Legal Professional Privilege (LPP) in a way that supports accelerated investigations
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Expert testimony? That’s a matter of opinion
January 23, 2023
When it comes to Cell Site evidence presentation in court, the prosecution needs that 'expert' knowledge to minimise the risk of a defence team making a successful challenge
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Case Work: Mobile forensic examination as part of a Road Traffic Collision investigation
January 9, 2023
The latest in our new Case Work series highlights why forensic tools can only take you so far. Android phones store a wealth of information - often overlooked by the tools - but of great use to those analysts who know where to look and how to extract it.
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Mastering the Masters course
January 9, 2023
CCL analyst Jason Dickson shares his thoughts on one of CCL’s most exciting initiatives in recent years – a partnership with Cranfield University to deliver a new MSc course in digital forensics.
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Case Work: Mobile forensics examination for a family law solicitor
January 6, 2023
The first in a regular series that will feature the everyday work of the CCL forensics team, showcasing the expertise, experience and care that goes into each job, while highlighting the range of requests and remits coming into the UK's largest ISO 17025 accredited lab.
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What do you get a digital forensics analyst for Christmas?
December 19, 2022
Alex Caithness unwraps our latest open-source code gift to support the accessing of Chrome/Chromium artefacts using Python
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Reseller round-up
December 13, 2022
CCL's Global Partnership Director Alan McSharry shares his thoughts on the year as we head towards 2023.
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Cell site Q&A #3
August 16, 2022
The third and final part of our Q&A series with CCL's cell site experts and this time we ask them to put modesty aside and explain why they are in such high demand.
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Cell Site Q&A #2
July 4, 2022
The second in our Q&A series with CCL's cell site experts and this time it's their thoughts on the sector's biggest challenges right now
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CCL checks the quality box again for pen testing
June 28, 2022
CCL Solutions Group has retained its CHECK status for the fourth year running – testament to both its consistency and quality in the cyber security space.
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Introducing Cell Site Q&As
June 17, 2022
The first in a series of Q&As with our cell site team, with our experts coming together to help develop awareness and understanding of this emergent forensic discipline
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UPDATE - Relativity Processing vs. Nuix Workstation
January 25, 2022
James Merritt is back with a postscript to his Relativity Processing vs. Nuix Workstation blog following unprecedented feedback on his head-to-head evaluation.
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Relativity Processing vs. Nuix Workstation
January 12, 2022
In his latest foray into the Relativity ecosystem, James Merritt pits Relativity Processing against market favourite Nuix Workstation. How will it fare?
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Android ABX – Binary XML
January 6, 2022
On Android 12, a new challenger approaches in the form of a new file format that is replacing XML data in a number of key artefacts. In this blog, Principal Analyst Alex Caithness explains the new ‘ABX’ format, provides open-source code for reading the data and emphasises the importance of collaboration in the digital forensics community.
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My experience with RelativityOne Redact
December 1, 2021
Senior analyst Nick Nunekpeku puts the Redact functionality within RelativityOne through its paces and shares his thoughts in this latest blog from the Discovery & Disclosure team
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Perks and drawbacks of working in the Cloud
October 8, 2021
CCL’s Ben Webber explores the rise of Cloud computing – transformational technology but not yet the only game in town
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Cell site, RF and the safe use of survey data
September 28, 2021
Matt Tart, one of CCL’s cell site specialists and a leading UK authority in this developing forensic area, discusses his latest research paper published in Science Direct.
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Being held to ransom is a clear and present danger
July 15, 2021
A run of high-profile cyber incidents in the legal sector has once again highlighted the growing vulnerability of the modern connected enterprise to concerted criminal action. How can we best prepare for the particularly insidious attack that is ransomware?
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The benefits of Relativity Collect
June 30, 2021
In his latest technical review blog, James Merritt runs the rule over Relativity Collect and the benefits it offers those looking for quality data collection options
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Helping in-house lawyers reduce litigation spend
June 29, 2021
CCL consultant Aidan Parsons examines the perennial challenges faced by in-house legal teams to do more with less and looks at litigation management as one area where they could realise cost and time efficiencies - with a number of options available to them.
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Testing the weakest link with a USB drop
June 23, 2021
CCL's Ben Strudwick draws on a recent real-life project to illustrate why getting creative can make for effective cyber security training.
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Chromium Session Storage and Local Storage
June 23, 2021
Previously, Principal Analyst Alex Caithness shed some light on IndexedDB on Chrome- one of the methods that websites and web apps can use to store data on a user’s device. In this new post - with accompanying free open-source scripts - he tackles the data structures behind a further two mechanisms that websites can use to persist information: Session Storage and Local Storage.
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Why Relativity is still top dog
June 15, 2021
James Merritt, managing consultant with CCL's Discovery & Disclosure team, offers a personal view on why he considers Relativity is still leading the way when it comes to document review platforms - and that it's not always to do with the tech.
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The benefits of SSDs
May 19, 2021
Ben Webber, an analyst with our Data Discovery and Analytics team, explores the advantages of Solid State Drives, not just in performance terms but also helping to maximise analysts' valuable time.
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Does data analytics require a big investment?
May 18, 2021
Jaya Hayre, an analyst with our Data Discovery and Analytics team, argues that dealing with big data doesn't always mean having to spend big money
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COVID-19: What impact has the pandemic had on cyber security?
May 11, 2021
There's no part of life or business that the pandemic hasn't touched. CCL pen tester Ben Strudwick explores how things have been impacted in his own domain of cyber security and wonders what's in store for the industry as we move on from Covid.
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Remote working and data protection: What does the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) say?
May 5, 2021
Data protection doesn't stop just because we are no longer all working in the confines of a corporate office. In this latest blog from CCL's data analytics and discovery team Nick Nunekpeku shares some of the ICO's guidance and advice on best practices when handling personal data.
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Browser favicons as user tracking 'Supercookies'
March 17, 2021
James Palmer highlights the 'end of the innocent' with browser favicons at risk of being subverted for tracking purposes
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Cell site analysis - Further watching
February 22, 2021
More cell site analysis insight, courtesy of a webinar hosted by the Forensic Capability Network (FCN) featuring our own Matt Tart
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Managed Review and the 5Cs
February 9, 2021
In this blog, we’re going to take a closer look at CCL’s Managed Review service through what we term the ‘Five Cs’ lens - calibre, cost, control, choice and capabilities.
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Cell site analysis - Further reading
January 12, 2021
The CCL cell site analysis team is one of the most highly regarded in Europe - and it's passionate about driving understanding, setting standards and establishing best practice in this still nascent forensics area. Here Principal Cell Site Expert Matt Tart shares some useful further reading on the subject.
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Fake browser update attacks
December 15, 2020
Join CCL's Joshua Tedd and Sergey Ermolovich as they take us through their investigation into the pathology of fake browser update attacks and advise on how organisations can better manage the risks arising from this type of cyber threat.
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Cyber protection via JISC
December 12, 2020
CCL’s commercial director Lisa Burton highlights how we can offer immediate practical assistance to a higher education sector having to cope with more than one viral bad actor.
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FCM Queued Messages on Android
November 12, 2020
"Life always offers you a second chance. It’s called tomorrow" (or FCM Queued Messages if you're talking to our Principal Analyst Alex Caithness). In his latest blog, Alex explains how FCM Queued Messages can lead us to Android artefacts that present a golden second opportunity to recover data that might otherwise be unrecoverable.
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IndexedDB on Chromium
October 20, 2020
With Chrome today's most popular browser and exponential growth in “Chrome-esque” applications, a deep understanding of how they store data is essential. CCL's Principal Analyst Alex Caithness is back with a follow-up deep dive look at IndexedDB - and an open-source gift to his fellow practitioners and researchers.
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Hang on! That’s not SQLite! Chrome, Electron and LevelDB
September 23, 2020
CCL's Principal Analyst Alex Caithness asks the question: After SQLite, what comes next? A must-read primer on LevelDB - tomorrow's ubiquitous format?
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Protecting Business Value: Investigating Workplace Misconduct
April 20, 2020
Businesses naturally place huge trust and confidence in their people, and in the vast majority of cases, that is rewarded with loyalty and integrity. But the impact of a rogue employee can be highly disruptive to business operations and can be disastrous to business value.
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What is a Managed SOC?
March 8, 2020
As cyber adversaries continue to use more sophisticated forms of attack, protecting an organisation’s digital infrastructure is becoming increasingly difficult to manage. Organisations are looking for more effective security solutions, such as managed security operations centres (SOC), to protect their operations.
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5 best practices for choosing the right penetration testing provider
January 13, 2020
With the risk of a cyber breach and subsequent GDPR infringement higher than ever before, organisations are increasingly looking toward penetration testing to understand and rectify their IT infrastructure vulnerabilities before an attack can take place.
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Preventing security breaches: What you need to know
August 13, 2019
The recent fines British Airways (BA) and the US hotel group Marriott International are facing from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for data breaches is a warning shot to all businesses. In response to these high-profile fines, in our blog this week, our experts are offering practical advice to reduce the risk of security breaches and what to do in the event of an attack.
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What is ransomware? Exemplifying incident response
June 5, 2019
Highlighting the critical need to have a fully formed, robustly tested Incident Response plan in place as part of your core cyber security toolkit.
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Getting to the facts in Road Traffic Collisions
January 3, 2019
Our latest blog looks at how leading-edge forensic techniques allow CCL to reconstruct, in vivid detail, exactly what a user was doing right up to the point when an RTC occurred - going beyond just communication records.
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Time travelling with SQLite Journals and WAL
June 4, 2024
In the latest episode of 'Digital Forensics Essentials', Principal Analyst, Alex Caithness, explains the lasting importance of the temporary world of SQLite Journals and Write-Ahead-Logs.
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What makes epoch timestamps tick?
December 4, 2023
In the first of our new 'Digital Forensics Essentials' series, Principal Analyst, Alex Caithness, kicks things off with a dive into the epoch timestamp.
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Going down the RabbitHole with Brigs and Heather
November 13, 2023
Our cutting-edge digital forensics tool RabbitHole has been featured on Digital Forensics Now podcast
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New CCL Vlog: Talking cell site
June 23, 2022
In this latest CCL Vlog, we sit down with one of the country’s foremost cell site experts, our very own Brian Edwards, to gain insight into this challenging area of digital forensics – and learn why this coming autumn will be a significant one for the whole forensic arena.
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New CCL Vlog: Introducing the Smart Suite
October 13, 2021
In the latest CCL vlog, Patrick Looney and James Merritt talk us through the new Smart Suite of discovery and disclosure services, fixed-price solutions to some of today's most taxing data challenges
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New CCL Vlog: Alan McSharry discusses the global reseller program
June 30, 2021
In this new CCL vlog, Alan McSharry discusses the recently relaunched global reseller program and the company's ambitions to take the class-leading SPEKTOR and RabbitHole solutions to new markets and customers worldwide.
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Sam Marklew talks recruitment
December 21, 2020
We talk to Head of HR Sam Marklew about recruitment, exploding many of the myths about what's needed to make a career in digital forensics, and revealing the one quality that Sam prizes above all in the candidates she talks to.
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