Stroz Friedberg Acquires Data Genetics International, Ltd., Establishing An EU Presence

Sunday, February 1, 2009 - 01:00

Stroz Friedberg, the leading technical consulting and services firm specializing in digital forensics, electronic discovery, data breach and online fraud incident response, and commercial investigations, has acquired Data Genetics International, Ltd. (DGI), the U.K.'s largest independent digital forensics technology company.DGI brings special expertise in mobile phone forensics to Stroz Friedberg's technical skill set and service offerings.The new U.K. division, with offices in London and Leeds, will be known as Stroz Friedberg, Ltd.

This acquisition establishes a global office presence for the privately held Stroz Friedberg, which has eight offices in major U.S. cities.

Stroz Friedberg's acquisition of DGI will deliver specific benefits to the combined firm's clients, focusing on the most pressing digital risk management needs of international business today.Improved cost efficiencies and responsiveness will bring immediate benefits to clients in the U.S. and abroad in matters of electronic discovery and disclosure, data breach, cell phone and mobile device forensics, online fraud, and intellectual property theft (including disgruntled former employees or "bad leavers"). Moreover, Stroz Friedberg's multidisciplinary approach, combining legal and regulatory experience, technical skills, and proven investigative techniques, is now enhanced with DGI's distinct skill sets and knowledge base.