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Major Universities Choose EnCase® For Digital Investigations

<ul> <li class='bwlistitemmargb'> <i>Guidance Software adds dozens of new EnCase® Enterprise education customers in 1H 2012</i> </li> <li class='bwlistitemmargb'> <i>94% YoY increase to over 100 educational institutions as programs expand for data protection, incident response and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)</i> </li> </ul>

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Major Universities Choose EnCase® For Digital Investigations08:00 EDT Wednesday, September 05, 2012 PASADENA, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID), the World Leader in Digital Investigations™, today announced it has increased its leadership in the education field, adding dozens of new universities as customers of the EnCase Enterprise platform in the first half of 2012, including: California State University, Northridge Georgia Institute of Technology James Madison University Loyola University of Chicago Northeastern University Old Dominion University University of Maine University of Nebraska University of North Carolina University of Texas at Arlington University of Toronto University of Wisconsin Rutgers University These new customers extend Guidance Software's leadership in the education industry by joining well over one hundred other educational institutions that are existing Guidance customers, including Brown University, Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Yale University, and more. Educational institutions are increasingly concerned with proactively protecting institution and student information and assets, providing incident response, as well as complying with pertinent laws, regulations and policies. This need to protect, investigate and comply has driven the adoption of digital investigation software by educational institutions of all kinds and sizes. “Educational institutions are increasingly presented with a number of information security and incident response challenges. EnCase Enterprise helps them to protect information, conduct digital investigations and meet their other obligations,” said Victor Limongelli, President and CEO of Guidance Software. “Our extraordinary growth in this industry during the first half of 2012 validates that EnCase is uniquely meeting the challenges of the education field and has become the digital investigations platform of choice.” EnCase® Enterprise, the market leading remote forensics solution, provides internal investigation and incident response teams with the capability to conduct discreet, cost effective investigations over the network with no disruption to employees. This powerful solution is trusted by more than 60% of the Fortune 100 and countless government agencies. About Guidance Software, Inc. Guidance Software is recognized worldwide as the industry leader in digital investigative solutions. Its EnCase® platform, with more than 40,000 licenses distributed worldwide, 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 e-discovery requests, conducting internal investigations, responding to regulatory inquiries or performing data and compliance auditing - all while maintaining the integrity of the data. The EnCase Enterprise platform is used by numerous Federal Civilian and Defense agencies, more than 60 of the Fortune 100, and thousands attend Guidance Software's renowned training programs annually. For more information about Guidance Software, visit www.guidancesoftware.com. EnCase®, EnScript®, FastBloc®, EnCE®, EnCEP®, CaseCentral®, CaseCentral eDiscovery Cloud® Guidance Software™ and Tableau™ are registered trademarks or trademarks owned by Guidance Software in the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be used without prior written permission. All other trademarks and copyrights referenced in this press release are the property of their respective owners. GUID-F Guidance Software, Inc.Alex Andrianopoulos, 626-229-9191newsroom@guidancesoftware.com