Backbone's Digital Steganography Database Exceeds 850 Applications

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FAIRMONT, W.Va., Aug. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Backbone Security is pleased to announce the release of Version 3.6 of their Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) which now contains more than 850 steganography applications.

Developed in Backbone's Steganography Analysis and Research Center (SARC), SAFDB is the world's largest commercially available hash set exclusive to digital steganography applications.

The database is widely used by US and international government and law enforcement agencies; the intelligence community; and private sector digital forensic examiners and network security professionals to detect digital steganography applications on seized digital media or in the inbound or outbound network traffic stream.

Discovery of a steganography application during a digital forensics examination is a strong indication the application has been, or will be, used to conceal evidence of criminal activity. Detecting a steganography application in the inbound network traffic stream is a strong indication an insider will use the application to steal sensitive information.

SAFDB is an integral part of the Steganography Analyzer Artifact Scanner, or StegAlyzerAS, a digital forensics application, and the Steganography Analyzer Real-Time Scanner (StegAlyzerRTS), a network security appliance that detects the presence or use of steganography in real-time in the network traffic stream.

Existing customers may download updated versions of StegAlyzerAS and StegAlyzerRTS that contains SAFDB V3.6 by logging into their account on the SARC website.

For additional information about Backbone's steganalysis tools, please visit or send email to .

About the SARC:

The SARC was established to create and maintain a national repository of digital steganography applications, fingerprints, and signatures that can be used during forensic examination of seized digital storage media or when monitoring network traffic for malicious insider behavior. The Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) is the world's largest database exclusive to digital steganography applications.

About Backbone Security:

In addition to being the leading provider of digital steganalysis tools, Backbone is a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) that conducts automated PCI-DSS compliance assessments with their industry leading One-Stop PCI Scan service. Backbone ( also provides real-time intrusion monitoring, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, and business continuity and disaster recovery planning services.

Contact: Jim Wingate, Vice President and Director, SARC
Voice: (877) 560-SARC, Fax: (304) 366-9163, or E-Mail: .

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