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Getting Started Guide
Watch: Introduction to Using Forensic Notes
Overview of Forensic Notes (Advanced Mode)
What is an un-finalized note?
An un-finalized note is simply a note that you are currently editing. Once you are finished editing the note, click “Finalize Forensic Note” to generate a Forensic Note.
What is a Forensic Note?
A Forensic Note is a Digitally Signed and Timestamped PDF version of the information entered by the owner of the note. A Forensic Note includes the exact text entered along with any associated images or attachments.
A Forensic Note and attachment(s) can be individually validated to PROVE the date/time at which it was created.
What is a Forensic Notebook?
A Forensic Notebook contains one or more Forensic Notes in a single PDF file. A Forensic Notebook is similar to a bounded paper notebook where pages can’t be removed.
As a result, the information within a Forensic Notebook is considered to be more credible since it is impossible to remove or add information after its been added.
This allows the owner of the Forensic Notebook to PROVE that the information hasn’t been altered or modified since it was created.
What is UTC?
Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) or GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)
Technically, UTC is a time standard whereas GMT is time zone. Both are often used interchangeably and represent the same time offset.
When you create your account, you can select your timezone. Your timezone will sometimes be displayed by it’s offset from from UTC+0. For example Pacific Standard Time is UTC -8.
Learn more about UTC here.