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Forensic Technologies and Services

Published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. Product code 134346
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Forensic Technologies and Services
Published: September 1, 2017 Content info: 214 Pages

This report analyzes the US market for Forensic Technologies and Services in US$ Million by the following Segments: Forensic Databases, Forensic Consulting and Computer Forensics, Biometrics/Fingerprinting, DNA Testing, and Others. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for this market. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 125 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Agilent Technologies
BAE Systems Plc
Capsicum Group, LLC
Cellmark Forensics
Computer Forensics, Inc.
Creative Forensic Services

Table of Contents
Product Code: MCP-6601

Table of Contents


  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study



  • A Primer
  • Ever Present Threat of Crime Boosts the "Need" Factor
    • Table 1: Average Crime Rates in the United States Per 100,000 People for the Years 2006, 2012 and 2017E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 2: Top 10 U.S. States With the Highest Crime Rates (Crime Per 100,000 People) for the Year 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: As The Most Heinous Crime in Civilized Societies, Murder Provides the Most Compelling Business Case for Forensic Technologies: Number of Murders in the U.S. in Select States for the Year 2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • DNA Analysis: The Ultimate Weapon in the Battle against Crime
  • Government Intervention to Help Perk-Up Demand
  • Expanding Criminal DNA Database Extends a Fillip to DNA Analysis
  • DNA Analysis Aids in Post-Conviction Testing
  • Privacy Issues Plague DNA Forensics
  • Rising DNA Sample Analysis Backlogs Saddle Crime Labs
  • Federal Funds to Ease the Backlog Burden
  • Testing Quality in Laboratories Raises Eyebrows
  • Rise in Gun Violence Raises the Demand for Forensic Ballistics
    • Table 4: With Gun Violence Continuing to be the Bane of the American Gun Culture, Forensic Ballistics Flaunts Strong Potential for Growth and Development: Breakdown of Number of People Killed and Wounded in Mass Shootings in the U.S. by Month for the Years 2015, 2016 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Rise in Cyber Crimes Brings to Fore the Emergence of Computer Forensics
    • Table 5: Massive Economic and Financial Losses Incurred Due to Cyber Crime Lays a Strong Foundation for Building Digital Forensic Capabilities: Global Cost of Cyber Crime (in US$ Billion) for the Years 2017 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Digital Forensics Continue to Gain Acceptance in the Corporate Sector
    • Table 6: Rising Number of New Malware Programs Drives Acceptance of Digital Forensics in the Corporate Sector: Global Number of New Malware Specimens (In Million) for the Years 2008, 2012, 2015 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Challenges Continue to Bedevil Digital Forensics
  • Smartphone Forensics Garners Momentum
    • Table 7: Robust Sales of Smartphones Aggravates the Increase in the Use of Smartphone as Vehicles to Orchestrate Crime, Spurring Opportunities for Smartphone Forensics: Global Shipments of Smartphones (In 000 Units) by Geographic Region for the Years 2017 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Law Enforcement Slow in Adoption of Mobile Forensics
  • Cloud Forensics Grow in Popularity
  • Forensics as a Service (FaaS) to Witness Robust Growth
  • Constant Threat of Terrorist Bombings Sharpens the Focus On Explosives Forensics...
  • All Eyes on Forensic Consulting Services
  • The Era of Slow Growth Invites Financial Fraud & Strengthens the Business Case for Forensic Accounting Services
    • Table 8: With the U.S Economy Stuck in a Low Growth Trap, Financial Crime Continues to Grow in Magnitude Fueling Opportunities for Forensic Accounting Services: Real GDP Growth Rates in the U.S in % for the Period 2015-2018P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Demand Swells for Miniaturized, Hand-Held Forensics Devices
  • Miniaturization of DNA based Diagnostics: Still an Uphill Task
  • Innovations in Forensic Technologies: Key to Growth
  • Targeted Collection - The Next Generation Forensic Tool
  • Image Enhancement Technology: A Shot in the Arm for Criminal Investigation
  • Fingerprint Detection on Metals Now a Possibility
  • Universities Emerge As Forensic R&D Hubs
  • Structure of Forensic Labs in the United States
  • Operational Structure
  • Spotlight on Accreditation
  • Challenges Confronted by Forensic Labs
  • Practice of Forensic Science Attracts Widespread Criticism
  • Insufficient Funding Hampers Operations of Crime Labs
  • A Review of Select Technologies Applied in Forensic Investigation
  • High-Speed Cameras for Ballistics Photography
  • Panoramic 3D Cameras
  • Alternative Light Photography
  • Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS)
  • Video Spectral Comparator
  • 3D Forensic Facial Reconstruction
  • DNA Sequencer
  • Forensic Carbon-14 Dating
  • XFT Device - Digital Surveillance for Xbox
  • Link Analysis Software for Forensic Accountants
  • Magnetic Fingerprinting & Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AIFS)
  • Notable Recent R&D Initiatives
  • Human Microbiome
  • Innovative Spectroscopy Technique Promises Effective Cloth Fiber Identification
  • Use of Raman Spectroscopy for Effective Evidence Processing
  • Nanoparticles: Treasure Trove of Forensic Information
  • New Technique for Human Hair Identification Promises Faster Processing
  • Sequence Specific Label Free Cost Effective DNA Sensors Promise to Lower Costs of DNA Analysis
  • Innovative New Device Drastically Speeds Up Human DNA Extraction
  • Fluorescent Fingerprint Tag to Enhance Latent Print Collection & Identification


  • Forensic Science: A Primer
  • History
  • Role of Automated ID Systems
  • Types of Forensic Analysis
    • Firearms and Weapon Marks Identification
      • Toolmark Analysis
    • Latent Print Analysis
    • Questioned Document Examination (QDE)
    • Chemical Analysis/Toxicology
    • Trace Evidence Analysis
    • Explosive Analysis
  • Overview of Forensic Technologies & Services
  • Computer Forensics
    • Hardware Imaging Tool
    • Authentication Software Tool
    • Decryption Tool
    • Disk Data Editing and Searching Tool
    • Daily Audit Log File Tool
    • Other Tools
    • Process of Computer Forensics
    • History
    • Forensic Data Abstractions
      • Challenges Faced by Forensic Investigators
      • Acquisition of Evidentiary Data
      • 'Cracking' the Password
      • Processing of Forensic Evidence
  • Forensic Databases
    • Combined DNA Index System (CODIS)
    • The NSA Call Database
    • TALON
    • Guardian Database
    • Fusion Center
    • Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System IAFIS
  • Biometrics/Fingerprinting
    • Fingerprinting: The Most Widely Used Biometrics Technology
    • Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS)
    • How It Works?
      • Fingerprint Imaging Technology
      • Optical Technology
      • Capacitive Technology
    • Form Factor
  • Forensic DNA Testing & Analysis
    • DNA Profiling: A Key Forensic Tool
    • Identity/Forensics
    • Popular DNA Analysis Techniques: A Review
      • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
      • Miniaturization Creates a Revolution in DNA Analysis
      • Gene Chip Technology
      • DNA Chips
      • Chromosome Painting Probes
  • Other Technologies/Products
    • Forensic Biology and Serology
  • Forensic Analytical Instruments
  • Immunoassays Tests


  • NexGuard Launches Network ID Solution
  • BH Consulting Launches Cloud Forensics as a Service
  • Fujitsu Expands Global Managed Security Service
  • Fujitsu Develops High-Speed Forensic Technology


  • Illumina Inks Partnership Deal with Telegraph Hill
  • Consilio Acquires Proven Legal Technologies


  • Agilent Technologies (USA)
  • BAE Systems Plc (United Kingdom)
  • Capsicum Group, LLC (USA)
  • Cellmark Forensics (USA)
  • Computer Forensics, Inc. (Canada)
  • Creative Forensic Services (USA)
  • Cyber Agents, Inc. (USA)
  • Data Recovery Services (USA)
  • Forensics Consulting Solutions, LLC (USA)
  • Forensic Pathways Ltd. (UK)
  • Foster + Freeman Ltd. (United Kingdom)
  • Global Digital Forensics, Inc. (USA)
  • Horiba, Ltd. (Japan)
  • KrollOntrack (UK)
  • Leica Geosystems AG (Switzerland)
  • MicroForensics, Inc. (USA)
  • MorphoTrust USA, Inc. (USA)
  • Neogen Corporation (USA)
  • PAPILLON ZAO (Russia)
  • Pyramidal Technologies Ltd. (Barbados)
  • SBC Co., Ltd. (Russia)
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (USA)
  • Tri-Tech Forensics, Inc. (USA)


    • Table 9: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Forensic Technologies & Services by Segment - Forensic Databases, Forensic Consulting and Computer Forensics, Biometrics/ Fingerprinting, DNA Testing and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 10: US Historic Review for Forensic Technologies & Services by Segment - Forensic Databases, Forensic Consulting and Computer Forensics, Biometrics/ Fingerprinting, DNA Testing and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: US 14-Year Perspective for Forensic Technologies & Services by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue for Forensic Databases, Forensic Consulting and Computer Forensics, Biometrics/Fingerprinting, DNA Testing and Others Markets for Years 2011, 2017 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


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