Guidance Software Signs Customer

Pasadena-based Guidance Software, which develops software used for computer forensics, announced Wednesday that it has signed on Koch Industries, Inc. as a customer. Financial impact of the deal was not disclosed. According to Guidance, Koch will use the firm's EnCase eDiscovery software on a pay-per-use basis. Koch is a diversified firm with operations in the refining and chemical, process control, financial services, and other areas. Guidace Software's products are used for law enforcement, government, corporate and other computer investigations, for e-discovery, compliance auditing, and other computer investigations.