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Guidance Software Wins 2015 SC Award for Best IT Security-Related Training Program

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Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID) , the World Leader in Digital Investigations, is pleased to announce that its training program was named the winner of the Professional Award for the IT security-related training program category at the 2015 SC Awards. The award was presented Tuesday, April 21, 2015 during the 2015 SC Awards Gala held at the InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco.

“Guidance Software is committed to providing IT security professionals with the skills they need to navigate today’s complex security ecosystem,” said Barry Plaga, Interim CEO and CFO, Guidance Software. “Our training sessions in enterprise investigations, such as computer security incident response and digital forensics investigations, help professionals ensure they understand and can uncover new and advanced threats. We are honored to have been selected as the best among a strong field of companies in such a critical category.”

The 2015 Professional Award winners were chosen by a panel of judges comprised of recognized security professionals and leaders from a variety of backgrounds and vertical markets. The individuals, programs and teams chosen as winners in the Professional Award categories go through a rigorous judging process that includes testimonials, industry assessment and additional research.

“Education and ongoing training are key components to any effective security program,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “With the nature of today’s evolving threats, it’s more important than ever to combine an educated workforce of security experts with process and technology. Guidance Software is setting the standard of excellence in the IT security training.”

The SC Awards, now in its 18th year, is lauded as one of the most prestigious awards for information technology (IT) security professionals and products. The awards recognize the best solutions, services and professionals that work around the clock to defend against the constantly shifting threat landscape in today’s marketplace. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scmagazineus.com/awards.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine and vibrant daily website, the brand’s portfolio includes the SC Congress and Expo series (Chicago, London, New York, Toronto), SC Awards (U.S. and U.K.), SC Marketscope, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executive Forums.

About Guidance Software, Inc.

Guidance Software is recognized worldwide as the industry leader in endpoint investigation solutions for security incident response and forensic analysis. Its EnCase(R) Enterprise platform, deployed on an estimated 25 million endpoints, is used by more than 70 percent of the Fortune 100, more than 45 percent of the Fortune 500, and numerous government agencies to conduct digital investigations of servers, laptops, desktops and mobile devices. Built on the EnCase Enterprise platform are market-leading cybersecurity, IT help desk, and electronic discovery solutions, EnCase(R) Endpoint Security, EnCase(R) Remote Recovery + and EnCase(R) eDiscovery. They empower organizations to conduct speedy and thorough security incident response, reveal previously hidden advanced persistent threats or malicious insider activity, recover lost files, perform sensitive data discovery for compliance purposes, and respond to litigation discovery requests. For more information about Guidance Software, visit www.guidancesoftware.com.

EnCase(R), EnScript(R), FastBloc(R), EnCE(R), EnCEP(R), Guidance SoftwareTM, LinkedReviewTM, EnPointTM and TableauTM 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.

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