November 8, 2019

OpenText wins Excellence in Prevention and Investigation of Cybercrime (EPIC) Innovation Award

Blue Line Magazine
Published on: Nov. 7, 2019


OpenText’s Robbie Greenquist, left, a Forensic Account Executive,
receives the Excellence in Prevention and Investigation of Cybercrime (EPIC) Innovation Award.

OpenText, which specializes in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), announced OpenText EnCase was awarded the Excellence in Prevention and Investigation of Cybercrime (EPIC) Innovation Award by the E-Crime Cyber Council, a joint body of The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA).

The 4th Annual EPIC Summit and Awards bring together law enforcement, private sector innovators, government and academia to collaborate in the fight against cybercrime. The EPIC awards recognize and reward contributions by Canadian law enforcers and private sector leaders who demonstrate “excellence, innovation and initiative” in the prevention, detection, disruption, and dismantling of cybercrime actors and organizations, leading to positive impact for cybercrime victims.

“Thank you to the E-Crime Cyber Council for recognizing OpenText as a leader in cybersecurity and digital forensics,” said Muhi Majzoub, Chief Product Officer, OpenText. “OpenText EnCase has helped crack some of the biggest cases in history, and our continuous innovations ensure that leading enterprises and law-enforcement agencies have the tools they need to prevent cybercrime and prosecute offenders.”

OpenText EnCase was the first software solution specifically designed for digital forensics and remains the gold-standard for law enforcement and corporate investigators, according to the company. EnCase cybersecurity solutions provide 360-degree visibility across laptops, desktops, mobile devices and servers for the proactive discovery of sensitive data, the identification and remediation of threats, and discreet data collection and investigation.

“OpenText EnCase was selected as the EPIC2019 Innovation Award winner by the CATA/CACP E-Crime Cyber Council for setting the industry gold standard for incident response and digital investigations, as evidenced by their clientele, including 78 of the Fortune 100,” said Suzanne Grant, CEO of CATAAlliance.