The ARC is based in Cardiff, Wales and is a specialist research centre providing thought leadership, product assurance and forensic services to government and commercial sectors.

Under the control of Dr Andrew Blyth, the ARC is currently the only laboratory world wide which provides product assurance for Data Sanitisation software across all media types.

Dr Andrew Blyth is Director of the ADISA Research Centre and has over 20 years experience in the area of computer forensics.

Formally the Director of the Information Security Research Group at the University of South Wales, Andrew has functioned as a expert witness in the area of computer forensic and data recovery for a wide variety of law enforcement agencies such as the Home Office, SOCA and the Met Police.Dr Blyth has also published a number of journal papers on the areas of computer forensic and data recovery and is one of the leading global authorities on data sanitisation and forensic techniques on solid state media.Dr Blyth is on the ISO advisory board for standards relating to Computer Forensics as well as a member of the National IA forum and continues to work with UK government including the Defence Science Technology Laboratory.