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UBIC Commences Training Program for Law Enforcement Regarding Advanced Digital Investigation and Analysis Techniques

TOKYO, April 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UBIC, Inc. (Nasdaq:UBIC) (TSE:2158) ("UBIC" or "the Company"), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-based big data analysis services, announced today that it will start providing a training program regarding advanced digital investigation and analysis techniques to the Saitama Prefectural Police’s cyber-crime investigation team.

In recent years, digital data investigation and analysis have become increasingly important in law enforcement cases due to the increasing complexity and sophistication of cyber crimes. Against this backdrop, on April 1, 2015, UBIC started providing a one-year training program on advanced digital investigation and analysis techniques for law enforcement agencies. In its first year, the Kanagawa Prefectural Police’s cyber-crime investigation team participated in the program, and the team has begun their second year of training with the UBIC team.

Starting in April 2016, UBIC’s training will also be provided to the Saitama Prefectural Police, who are also actively combating cyber-crimes. For example, the Saitama Prefectural oversee the Saitama Cyber Security Promotion Council, which aims to ensure the safety and security of citizens through cooperation between government, industry and academic organizations in the prefecture. UBIC will support the Saitama Prefectural Police in implementing their investigative technologies and techniques to combat cyber crimes by providing various curricula regarding the use of AI and the analysis of data. Members of the Saitama cyber investigation team participating in the program will receive a certificate designating them as UBIC Certified Examiners after completing the one-year training program.

Since its establishment, UBIC has been providing products and services to law enforcement agencies as a pioneer in digital forensics support in Japan. UBIC discovers evidence in litigation cases and detect employee wrongdoing with the help of its digital forensic techniques and practical knowhow, the “KIBIT” AI engine and other advanced analysis and investigative technologies. UBIC will continue to contribute to the realization and development of a safe and secure society through the provision of its investigation and analysis technology to public agencies and various other organizations.

About UBIC, Inc.
UBIC, Inc. (Nasdaq:UBIC) (TSE:2158) supports the analysis of big data based on behavior informatics by utilizing its technology, "KIBIT". UBIC's KIBIT technology is driven by UBIC AI based on knowledge acquired through its litigation support services. The KIBIT 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 KIBIT 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 usinfo@ubicna.com or visit http://www.ubic-global.com.

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