2021.04.22 Press release

--To the press -

FRONTEO Korea collaborates with Plainbit to enhance digital forensics

Cooperatively provide fraud investigation / audit and e-discovery services using digital forensics technology

Masahiro Morimoto, President and CEO
東京 都 港区 港 南 2-12-23
(Code number: 2158 TSE Mothers)

FRONTEO Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Masahiro Morimoto, hereafter FRONTEO) is an overseas subsidiary of FRONTEO Korea, Inc. Korea) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Plainbit Co., Ltd. (Jonan City, Minato-ku, Korea, Founder / CEO: Kim Jin Kook, hereinafter Plainbit) for the purpose of mutual exchange and business cooperation to strengthen digital forensic services. Will be announced.


Plainbit specializes in eDiscovery analysis required for eDiscovery in civil and criminal cases, as well as incident response and forensic audits, and has handled numerous investigations and audits since its inception in 2013.


Through this strategic partnership, the two companies will jointly provide the following services.

・ Survey / audit consulting and technical support utilizing digital forensic technology

・ Construction of a monitoring system utilizing digital forensic technology

・ E-discovery consulting and technical support

・ Response to cyber incidents, evidence collection by forensics, analysis consulting, etc.


Plainbit, which has strengths in forensic research, is in charge of consulting on data collection, restoration, and analysis, and FRONTEO Korea is in charge of data processing, analysis, and review by utilizing the technology and knowledge cultivated in the legal tech field. We realize forensic service in.By sharing the specialized skills of both companies and resources such as digital forensics and data analysis tools, we aim to enable efficient business execution and strengthen data analysis capabilities through mutual verification of each expert.


In addition, Plainbit has decided to cooperate in utilizing and training Lit i View, an internal research and audit specialized software developed by FRONTEO, and expanding sales, and joint marketing such as holding educational seminars for major companies and institutions. Will be actively promoted.


Comments from FRONTEO Korea, Inc. CEO Kang Sangwook

“By working with Plainbit, we have made the forensic flow of research, auditing, and ediscovery processes more efficient, and we have expanded the scope of support from the ediscovery support that FRONTEO Korea has covered so far. However, we will be able to provide more comprehensive services, including information leaks and incident responses that require precise forensic competence. "


Comments from Founder / CEO Kim Jin Kook of Plainbit Co., Ltd.

"Through this collaboration with FRONTEO, we plan to break away from the conventional technology-centered digital forensic services and expand our ability to respond to legal services such as legal tech and litigation."

Plainbit Kim (left), FRONTEO Korea Kang (right)


Plainbit              URL: http://plainbit.co.kr

Established in July 2013 to create a market for digital forensic services for the private sector.It has grown on the basis of electronic evidence analysis services for civil and criminal cases and is now leading the market by leveraging digital forensics to bring new perspectives to responding to a variety of incidents.


FRONTEO  URL: https://www.fronteo.com/

FRONTEO uses the in-house developed AI engine "KIBIT" and "concept encoder" specializing in natural language processing to extract meaningful and important information from a huge amount of text data to support corporate business. A data analysis company. Since its establishment in August 2003, it has been expanding globally to Japan, the United States, South Korea, and Taiwan, focusing on legal tech businesses such as "e-discovery (electronic discovery)" and "digital forensic investigation" that support international litigation of companies. Has been deployed. From 8, based on the AI ​​technology cultivated in the legal tech business, we will expand the business field to the life science field and business intelligence field, and use AI to "turn text data into knowledge" to support drug discovery. We contribute to solving various corporate issues such as dementia diagnosis support, financial, human resources, and sales support. Listed on TSE Mothers on June 2014, 2007.The capital is 6 thousand yen (as of March 26, 2,568,651). FRONTEO Korea is a subsidiary of FRONTEO.


* FRONTEO, Lit i View, KIBIT, and concept encoder are registered trademarks of FRONTEO Inc.


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Email: pr_contact@fronteo.com

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