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[February 28, 2013]

Backbone Security Expands World's Largest Digital Steganography Database

Fairmont, WV, Feb 28, 2013 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) -- Backbone Security, the global leader in advanced digital steganography detection and hidden information extraction tools, is pleased to announce the release of the latest version of their Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) which now contains over 1,150 steganography applications.


Developed in Backbone's Steganography Analysis and Research Center (SARC), SAFDB is the world's largest commercially available hash set exclusive to digital steganography applications.

The database is widely used by US and international government and law enforcement agencies, the intelligence community, and private sector digital forensic examiners and network security professionals to detect digital steganography applications on seized digital media and within inbound and outbound network traffic streams.

Discovery of a steganography application during a digital forensics examination is a strong indication the application has been, or will be, used to conceal evidence of criminal activity. Detecting a steganography application in the inbound network traffic stream is a strong indication an insider will use the application to steal sensitive information.

SAFDB is an integral part of the Steganography Analyzer Artifact Scanner (StegAlyzerAS), a digital forensics application that searches for steganography applications on suspect media and forensic images of suspect media, the Steganography Analyzer Field Scanner (StegAlyzerFS), a rapid field triage toolthat detects the presence or use of steganography on suspect comptuer systems, and the Steganography Analyzer Real-Time Scanner (StegAlyzerRTS), a network security appliance that detects the presence or use of steganography in the inbound and outbound network traffic stream in real-time.

Existing customers may download an updated version of StegAlyzerAS, StegAlyzerFS, and StegAlyzerRTS that contains SAFDB v3.16 by logging into their account on the SARC Customer Portal at http://www.sarc-wv.com/customer_portal.

For additional information about Backbone's steganalysis tools, please visit the SARC web site at http://www.sarc-wv.com.

------------------------ About the SARC The SARC is a Center of Excellence in digital steganography research and development within Backbone Security. The SARC has established the world's largest commercially available repository of digital steganography applications, fingerprints, and signatures and has developed industry leading computer forensics and network security steganalysis tools for detecting and extracting information hidden with digital steganography applications.

About Backbone Security In addition to being the leading provider of digital steganalysis tools, Backbone is a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) that conducts automated PCI-DSS compliance assessments with their industry leading One-Stop PCI Scan service. Backbone also provides real-time intrusion monitoring, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, and business continuity and disaster recovery planning services.

Contact: Jim Wingate, Director, SARC and Vice President, Backbone Security Voice: (304) 333-7272 or (877) 560-7272, Fax: (304) 366-9163.

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