AccessData Partners with IACIS in Consortium Led by INsig2 to Provide Training to European Digital Forensics Investigators

Group awarded four-year contract from the European Anti-Fraud Office
(OLAF) to educate 800 law enforcement professionals in digital forensics

, a leading provider of integrated digital forensics and
e-discovery software, today announced that it is a member of a
consortium that won a prestigious contract to deliver professional
training in digital forensics to European law enforcement agencies.

The four-year contract was awarded by the European Anti-Fraud Office
(OLAF, in the acronym based on the French spelling) to a consortium led
by Zagreb, Croatia-based INsig2,
a leading regional provider of services in the field of digital
forensics. Other consortium members include: AccessData, in partnership
with the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists
(IACIS); and Ventex, an IT provider based in Rijeka, Croatia.

“We are honored to be part of this winning consortium of expert
providers and are humbled to have been awarded this contract by OLAF,
which we believe is a reflection of how effectively AccessData’s Digital
Investigations Training program educates incident responders in the
latest technology to identify, respond, investigate and prosecute
cases,” said Keith
, vice president of global training at AccessData. “There is
no question that our partnership with IACIS was a key ingredient in the
success of this contract award. IACIS is the premier international
association specializing in law enforcement training and certification
in the field of computer forensics, so we are delighted they chose to
team up with us in developing this program for OLAF.”

The OLAF contract engages the INsig2-led consortium to deliver and
evaluate digital forensics and analyst training courses for staff
working for national and regional law enforcement agencies in the EU.
The training will provide national forensics experts access to
certification procedures recognized and accredited at the international

“We are very proud to win a contract with the European Commission for
organizing such a unique training event, as it shows that our knowledge,
rich experience, systematic work and the quality of our experts have led
to worldwide recognition,” said Goran Oparnica, director of INsig2.
“This success shows that we, along with our consortium partners, are
doing a great job in the digital forensics community and that huge
investment in knowledge always pays off.”

INsig2, Ventex and AccessData — working with IACIS, SUMURI and Spyder
Forensics as sub-contractors — will be responsible for providing
instructors and delivering curriculum to include the following:

  • Digital investigations in Windows, Mac and Linux computers;
  • Investigations of mobile phones and smartphones on all relevant
    operating systems;
  • Investigations of computer networks; and
  • Quality assurance processes to improve competencies in digital
    forensics and analysis.

investigates fraud against the EU budget, corruption and serious
misconduct within the European institutions, and develops anti-fraud
policy for the European Commission. The expectations are that more than
800 investigators — mostly from the countries of the EU — will complete
the digital forensics training over the course of the next four years.

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About AccessData®

Whether it’s for investigation, litigation or compliance, AccessData®
offers industry-leading solutions that put the power of forensics in
your hands. For more than 30 years, AccessData has worked with more than
130,000 customers in law enforcement, government agencies, corporations
and law firms around the world, providing both stand-alone and
enterprise-class solutions that can synergistically work together. The
company is backed by Sorenson Capital, a leading private equity firm
focused on high-growth portfolios. For more information on AccessData,
please go to

About INsig2

INsig2 is a Croatian company founded in 2004, with the main focus on
digital forensics. INsig2 has its own educational center with the
capacity to conduct a variety of high quality forensics courses and
advises, supports and conducts investigations for law enforcement and
the private sector (corporations and small businesses). INsig2 also has
extensive experience in designing, equipping and setting up digital
forensics laboratories for different government agencies and the police.
For more information on INsig2, please go to


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