LWG Consulting specializes in computer forensics, digital
investigations, data recovery and disaster recovery solutions. Our Forensic and
Litigation Technology practice excels in the preservation, collection,
processing, analysis, and production of digital evidence for trial. By utilizing
cutting edge, court defensible software and seasoned industry experts, LWG is
able to provide computer forensics investigation services suited to address the
unique goals and needs of every case. LWG Consulting's dual expertise in
computer technology and law gives them a strong advantage in the courtroom when
it comes to witness testimony. LWG has numerous offices in the US and can travel
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- editor's comments:- LWG's web site says they are an employee owned company
whose roots go back to 1975 -
although the first time I heard about them (via email) was March 29,
My excuse for not knowing before? Storage is a
big market and my
focus is the top 1,000 companies which are leading us to the new storage
frontier - which nowadays is pointing more and more towards a totally solid
state future in data centers - although it might be
before we arrive at that point.
The first thing I do when looking
at a new (to me) company's web site is to search for what they say about SSDs.
After that I just try to find anything which has some enduring educational or
Having recently published what I hope will become
a future classic article - on the subject of
SSD power down
management - I was interested to see LWG's educational article
the Source of a Power Surge - which discusses differences in the damage
to data storage systems caused by natural and artificial causes such as
lightning surges, power grid switching faults and equipment failures.
they have also published a case study about an insurance claim for data loss
claimed to be due to a power surge which they detected had been aggravated by
someone having opened and
the hard drive media.
This starts to read like Sherlock Holmes
partnering with a data recovery version of Doctor Watson.
LWG if they have any words of wisdom for our readers re flash storage
forensics. I'll add it to these notes when I hear more.