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2022 Year in Review

2022 was a year when many of the challenges of the COVID era finally stepped back. Yet the team had to learn to work around a new Force Majeure factor. If possible, the new circumstance has made us even more determined to follow through on our development and production plans. We are finishing this year with a number of great achievements. So let’s have a look together at our 2022 year in review! Atola TaskForce firmware updates The RAID module received more enhancements this year. Two additional stages of the configuration detection algorithm to address the situation when a configuration has not been identified: Stage 3 for less probable configuration Read more…

Atola TaskForce

TaskForce 2022.10: APFS support, better RAID reassembly, Format NVMe

It’s already here! Atola has released new features for TaskForce with its new firmware version 2022.10. Now users of Atola TaskForce can: Unlock and image drives with APFS volumes. Reassemble RAID automatically, even with one missing drive. Securely wipe NVMe drives. Create and manage several user profiles for one TaskForce unit. Let’s dive deeper into each of these great features! Unlock and image drives with APFS volumes Yes, now you can use TaskForce to acquire data from devices or images with APFS file system. It is one of the newest file systems created by Apple for its devices, including Mac, MacBook, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, and Apple Watch. Connect a Read more…

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Q&A about Atola imagers at GPEC and Forensics Europe Expo

Atola team recently attended a few European events and had lots of great conversations with participants from Germany, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Lithuania, Czechia, Kuwait, Austria, Romania, Hungary, South Korea, Singapore, Egypt, the Netherlands, Denmark, Israel, Ukraine, Georgia, Saudi Arabia, Italy, France and many other countries! We are thrilled to have had the exchange of ideas these events have enabled. Our team of engineers always draws inspiration from the feedback we receive from you. We are certainly looking forward to more! But most importantly, we got a chance to explain how our tools can help you in solving your daily tasks. Here are some of the questions asked and the Read more…

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Atola Insight Forensic

Wipe multiple drives in Atola Insight Forensic 5.2

Atola Insight Forensic is hitting a remarkable milestone today with the release of v5.2! This update brings some great new productivity features and more consistent performance. The major changes in the 5.2 software update allow to: wipe multiple drives launch a third-party CLI app after image acquisition is over Let’s delve into the new features to see how they can make you more efficient and productive at work. Wipe multiple drives One of the most popular use cases of Atola Insight Forensic is wiping multiple drives to prepare them for further digital forensic activities. Most of our customers prefer to wipe several drives connected to DiskSense unit simultaneously. To ease Read more…

Atola TaskForce

RAID imaging made easy with TaskForce 

In summer 2020, Atola released a groundbreaking RAID functionality in TaskForce to identify, reassemble and image arrays in a fast and forensically sound manner. It made TaskForce the only hardware RAID imager in the world.  Nearly two years and a few firmware updates later, TaskForce is a 3-in-1 solution that: automatically identifies the RAID type and configuration; images the array or its specific parts (partition, folder or file level) at high speed; automatically rebuilds data in arrays with redundancy (1, 5, 10) and recovers data from damaged RAID members. The most recent releases supplemented the existing features set with more RAID types and file systems, enhanced configuration search algorithms and Read more…

RAID imaging with Atola TaskForce
Atola TaskForce

Logical imaging in TaskForce 2022.4

Hurray! Atola has released the newest firmware for TaskForce introducing Logical Imaging as the update’s key feature. The 2022.4 firmware also includes these major enhancements: improvements to the RAID autodetection module NVMe drive diagnostics 50% increase in the speed of SHA hash calculation in-depth FAT32/16 filesystem support new Date/Time, ‘Add case’ button, printing settings Logical imaging Atola TaskForce customers have been asking about it a lot. Here are just a few requests: “We would want to be able to verify with the client the number of successful files recovered, preferably by extension (.JPG, PDF, DOC, ETC).”   “I need to image XFS files because Windows doesn’t see XFS partitions.”   Read more…

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Atola TaskForce

When TaskForce’s integration into your automation solution is a game changer

When it comes to multi-stage investigative routines that are regularly applied to evidence drives coming into a lab, automation is king. It allows creating workflows and setting up particular procedures so that a sequence of multiple tasks is launched with a single click and demands no further control by the operator.  The key benefits of automation are:  Saves an investigator’s time: Automation allows users to focus on the parts of their jobs that require human attention, while entrusting routine tasks to a fine-tuned system.  Reduces processing time: There is no or minimal downtime between the different stages of acquisition and analysis. Streamlines the process and eliminates human error: When you Read more…

Atola TaskForce

Image. Anything. Fast. What makes TaskForce the ultimate forensic imager

Atola’s high-performance TaskForce forensic imager has a well-developed imaging functionality that performs a huge variety of acquisition-related jobs. Not only does it assemble, identify RAID configuration and image RAID arrays. TaskForce also safely handles damaged evidence drives, verifies data on good and bad media, performs selective imaging, has a special zero-click imaging mode on its 17 source ports, etc.  In this blog, we will touch on all of these and other imaging options that make TaskForce an imager that exceeds your expectations. Optimize your performance  TaskForce is equipped with a variety of time-saving features that boost your productivity, making your work with evidence drives simple and effective. With its 18 Read more…

TaskForce forensic imager