WiebeTech adds write-blocked access through USB

July 12, 2006

WiebeTech has now enhanced its proprietary write-block technology to allow investigators to image suspect 3.5″ IDE drives through USB as well as FireWire 800 (400 compatible). The new Forensic ComboDock™ v4 also has more LED indicators to monitor data transfer, including an indicator that assures users that write-block technology is active and protecting the data.

The Forensic ComboDock v4 (part # FCDKV4) is priced at $399.95 and will begin shipping July 19, 2006. An optional SATA adapter for SATA drives (part # FCDKV4-SATA) is available in a package that includes the FCDKV4, SATA adapter and SATA cable for $499.95.

WiebeTech’s series of Forensic DriveDocks allow forensic examiners to download and image contents of a suspect drive in the field or lab without risk of data being written back to the drive and is fully compatible with forensic acquisition and analysis software. A Fourth Generation Forensic Notebook DriveDock™ and Forensic SATADock™ will be available in coming weeks.

Dealers may purchase WiebeTech products from Synnex or Dr. Bott. End users may purchase from PCMall, MacMall or PC Connection. Government customers are encouraged to purchase from Lyme Computer, CDW-G or PCMallGov. All products are available directly from WiebeTech at http://wiebetech.com.

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