Collaboration Model for Law Enforcement X-Ways Investigator.
X-Ways Investigator is a simplified and reduced version of X-Ways Forensics, and part of a certain philosophy: Splitting up the workload into preparatory work done by computer specialists with X-Ways Forensics and investigative work done by other specialists (investigators, analysts, agents, internal auditors, prosecutors, lawyers) can be a pivotal change and greatly accelerate the forensic process. It reduces the computer specialists' workload and allows to start the investigators to take over much earlier.
additional administrative precautionsand further simplifications possible
functional range/ complexity
for investigators specialized in areas other than IT, e.g. accounting, building laws, money laundering, corruption, child pornography, ...
for computer specialistsOverview of User Interfaces
Preparatory work performed with X-Ways Forensics, like
Preparatory work with X-Ways Forensics results in a
with all potentially relevant files
An evidence file container retains the following for each file:
Arbitrary free-text comments for each individual file can also be passed on, e.g. the real name of a file owner, preliminary findings, ...
protected internal network
for investigators specialized in areas other than IT, e.g. accounting, building laws, money laundering, corruption, child pornography, ....Collaboration Model
for computer specialists
Administrators are in charge of the installations, user accounts, and the assignment of access rights to case data and container files. Computer specialists provide the investigators with containers and search indexes.
The user interface of X-Ways Investigator can be partially tailored to individual needs, i.e. further simplified, or reduced for security reasons.