UBIC Improves Email Audit Efficiency by Enhancing the "Lit i View EMAIL AUDITOR" Email Audit System

NEW YORK, July 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UBIC, Inc. (Nasdaq:UBIC) (TSE:2158) ("UBIC" or "the Company"), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-based big-data analysis services, today announced the addition of new and improved functions installed in Lit i View EMAIL AUDITOR ("LiV EMAIL AUDITOR"). LiV EMAIL AUDITOR is an email audit system that automatically detects signs of fraud, including cartel activities and information theft.

LiV EMAIL AUDITOR, which UBIC released in April 2014, is equipped with Predictive Coding, UBIC's proprietary AI-based technology. This system has already been implemented by more than 5,000 users in and outside Japan. The enhancement of its functions at this time is intended to improve the efficiency of email audits, examine suspicious emails more closely, expedite the detection of and response to signs of fraud, and increase the accuracy of the identification of fraud. Starting today, UBIC will provide the enhanced system to all existing and new customers.

The noteworthy enhanced functions are as follows:

Archiving and restoration of past emails:

Under the new system, emails are stored in a compressed format as archive data separate from data for evaluation. It is now possible to re-evaluate past emails retroactively by searching through archive data and restoring relevant data as necessary.

More comprehensive risk evaluation settings:

The Risk Prediction function has been enhanced in order to make it possible to evaluate risk meticulously by analyzing emails sorted by individual and by conducting customized risk analysis across the three phases of fraud: conception, preparation and execution.

Enhanced reporting function:

The Auditing Report function has been enhanced in order to make it possible to display reports focusing on a relevant period and targeted accounts, and to output a document report in PDF form.

In addition, the processing time has been reduced by one third.

About UBIC, Inc.

UBIC, Inc. (Nasdaq:UBIC) (TSE:2158) supports the analysis of big data based on behavior informatics by utilizing its proprietary AI-based software program, "VIRTUAL DATA SCIENTIST" or VDS. Developed by UBIC based on knowledge acquired through its litigation support services, the VDS program incorporates experts' tacit knowledge, including their experiences and intuitions, and utilizes that knowledge for big data analysis. UBIC continues to expand its business operations by applying VDS to new fields such as healthcare and marketing.

UBIC was founded in 2003 as a provider of e-discovery and international litigation support services. These services include the preservation, investigation and analysis of evidence materials contained in electronic data, and computer forensic investigation. UBIC provides e-discovery and litigation support by making full use of its data analysis platform, "Lit i View®", and its Predictive Coding technology adapted to Asian languages.

For more information about UBIC, contact u-contact@ubic.co.jp or visit http://www.ubicna.com.

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