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Guidance Software Joins Russell Indices

Monday, June 28, 2010

Guidance Software Joins Russell Indices09:01 EDT Monday, June 28, 2010 PASADENA, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: GUID), the digital forensics, eDiscovery and cybersecurity leader, today announced that the company has been added to the broad-market Russell 2000 and Russell 3000 indices following Russell Investments' annual reconstitution of its U.S. and global equity indices on June 25, 2010. Annual reconstitution of Russell's U.S. indices captures the largest U.S. stocks as of the end of May, ranking them by total market capitalization. The Russell 3000® Index measures the performance of the largest 3,000 U.S. companies representing approximately 98 percent of the investable U.S. equity market. It is constructed to provide a comprehensive, unbiased, and stable barometer of the broad market. The Russell 2000 Index measures the performance of the small-cap segment of the U.S. equity universe. The Russell 2000 Index is a subset of the Russell 3000® Index representing approximately 8 percent of the total market capitalization of that index. It includes approximately 2,000 of the smallest securities based on a combination of their market cap and current index membership. Investment managers and institutional investors use Russell indices for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies. An industry-leading $3.9 trillion in assets currently are benchmarked to them. About Guidance Software Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: GUID) is recognized worldwide as the industry leader in digital investigative solutions. Its EnCase® platform provides the foundation for government, corporate and law enforcement organizations to conduct thorough, network-enabled, and court-validated computer investigations of any kind, such as responding to eDiscovery requests, conducting internal investigations, responding to regulatory inquiries or performing data and compliance auditing - all while maintaining the integrity of the data. There are more than 30,000 licensed users of the EnCase technology worldwide, the EnCase Enterprise platform is used by over half of the Fortune 100, and thousands attend Guidance Software's renowned training programs annually. Validated by numerous courts, corporate legal departments, government agencies and law enforcement organizations worldwide, EnCase has been honored with industry awards and recognition from Law Technology News, SC Magazine, Government Security News, Law Enforcement Technology, and KMWorld, For more information about Guidance Software, visit www.guidancesoftware.com. GUID-F Guidance Software and EnCase are registered trademarks of Guidance Software, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Guidance Software has numerous other unregistered trademarks in the United States and internationally. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.