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World’s Largest Digital Steganography Database Expands Again
SAFDB Now Contains 1,025 Applications
February 1, 2012
FAIRMONT, WV - Backbone Security is pleased to announce the release of the latest
version of their Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) which now
contains 1,025 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
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 and within inbound and outbound network traffic streams.
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
SAFDB is an integral part of the Steganography Analyzer
Artifact Scanner (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
the inbound and outbound network traffic stream in real-time.
Existing customers may download an updated version of StegAlyzerAS and StegAlyzerRTS
that contains SAFDB v3.12 by logging into their account on the SARC Customer Portal
For additional information about Backbone’s steganalysis tools, please visit the
SARC web site or send email to email@example.com.
About the SARC - The SARC is a Center of Excellence in digital steganography research and development within Backbone Security. The SARC has established the world's largest commercially available repository of digital steganography applications, fingerprints, and signatures and has developed industry leading computer forensics and network security steganalysis tools for detecting and extracting information hidden with 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.