In some media accounts, Cellebrite’s business practices and solutions are incorrectly portrayed and mischaracterized. The resulting erroneous narratives utilized by naysayers, however, take attention away from Cellebrite’s goal of helping computer expert witness customers save lives, speed up justice, and protect people’s privacy in communities all over the world.
What is Cellebrite used for?
Cellebrite is the industry leader in digital intelligence and investigative analytics, to improve their data collection, review, analysis, and management practices during investigations, guarantee data security, and speed up justice.
Mobile phones, computers, cloud evidence, and open-source material are just some of the digital evidence sources that may be collected, reviewed, analyzed, and managed with the use of Cellebrite’s end-to-end Investigative Digital Intelligence (DI) Platform. Customers can make use of Cellebrite’s training services to learn how to make the most of Cellebrite’s solutions in a given investigation.
By providing a Digital Intelligence Investigative Platform and services to unify the investigative lifecycle and handle digital evidence, Cellebrite helps businesses tackle the intricacies of digital investigations mandated by law enforcement and other regulatory bodies.
Child exploitation, homicide, sexual assault, drug, and human trafficking, fraud, and financial crime are only some of the crimes that benefit from the technology’s use in court.
All of the products, services, and education they offer are geared toward assisting our clients in achieving their goals, whether it be increasing community safety, rehabilitating crime victims, or getting to the bottom of a case.
Facts about Cellebrite
Using Cellebrite’s all-encompassing Investigative DI Platform, users may legally gather, examine, analyze, and manage digital data in a manner that is ethical, auditable, and protective of individual privacy.
To “hack” is to break the law by breaking into a system without permission. Since Cellebrite’s solutions are being utilized in legitimate investigations, it would be misleading to refer to the company as a “phone hacking firm” or identify its products as “phone hacking software.
Cellebrite is neither a company that develops cyber-technologies for offensive purposes nor do we make products that aid in surveillance or monitoring. Cellebrite’s DI solutions are used lawfully and with a warrant to assist federal government agencies and law enforcement in investigating an event after it has occurred, in contrast to the predictive “surveillance and monitoring technologies” that come into play before the event occurs.
Cellebrite is committed to a strict Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and to ensuring that our products are used only by authorized parties for legitimate forensic and law enforcement objectives. Details on the scope of necessary investigations may usually be found in publicly available Cellebrite contracts.
Using Cellebrite’s EndPoint Inspector, businesses can remotely access their computers and mobile devices to gather evidence in an internal inquiry. Employees whose devices are accessed by Endpoint Inspector must offer their consent via a pop-up screen or physically connect their device to hardware, as express authorization for accessing business-owned equipment is often governed by employment agreements and company laws.
The Cellebrite product cannot be used to eavesdrop on communications or acquire real-time intelligence.
Cellebrite is a staunch advocate of the First Amendment rights to free expression and the press. Without the parameters of a legally sanctioned inquiry, it is a direct violation of our licensing agreements to utilize Cellebrite’s products to access the personal information of journalists, activists, or anyone else acting against the interests of repressive regimes.