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Guidance Software, Inc. (GUID)

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Guidance Software, Inc.

1055 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91106
United States

IndustryApplication Software
Full Time Employees350

Key Executives

Mr. Patrick DennisChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director1.12MN/A40
Mr. Barry J. PlagaChief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer622.4kN/A55
Mr. Alfredo Gomez Esq.Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.478.84kN/A44
Mr. Michael W. HarrisChief Marketing Officer449.03kN/A55
Mr. Ken Basore EECS, EnCE, FBI-CARTSr. VP of Product Engineering401.3kN/A52
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Guidance Software, Inc., a technology company, provides forensic security solutions in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The compay operates through five segments: Products, Subscription, Professional Services, Training, and Maintenance. It provides endpoint investigation solutions for cybersecurity, security incident response, e-discovery, data privacy, and forensic analysis. The company's products include EnCase Endpoint Security, which offers crucial IT cybersecurity functionality; and EnCase Endpoint Investigator, an investigative platform that enables an organization to search, collect, preserve, and analyze data on the servers, desktops, and laptops across the network. Its products also comprise EnForce Risk Manager, a data risk and privacy solution; EnCase Forensic, a forensic investigation solution that enables forensic practitioners to conduct digital data collection and investigations; and EnCase eDiscovery, an e-discovery solution, which addresses the end-to-end e-discovery needs, as well as EnCase and EnCase Portable products. In addition, the company offers Tableau forensic appliances, including write blockers, forensic duplicators, and storage devices; and consulting services, such as cybersecurity incident response, e-discovery, implementation, guidance software advisory program, cloud review, training, and civil/criminal forensic investigation services, as well as customer and technical support, packaged, and maintenance services. It serves government agencies and corporations in the financial and insurance services, technology, defense contracting, telecom, pharmaceutical, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail industries. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Pasadena, California.

Corporate Governance

Guidance Software, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.