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Deploying Lawful Intelligence in an IoT World

Published on May 28th, 2020 | by Kevin McTiernan

  • May 28, 2020

Today, the Internet of Things (or IoT) is a common part of our lives. Internet-connected thermostats enable us to make better energy decisions and we can check on our homes, even when we are thousands of miles away, through connected…

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MSPs and Encrypted Data Are Having an Impact on LEAs

Published on May 7th, 2020 | by Dr. Keith Bhatia & Syed Hussain

  • May 7, 2020

Communication Service Providers (CSPs), including those that provide Over-the-Top (OTT) services, are obligated by law, to provide lawful intercept capabilities.  This ensures that when law enforcement agencies (LEAs) issue a court warrant, the providers capture and deliver intelligence for all…

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Virtualization Impacts Service Provider Compliance

Published on April 21st, 2020 | by John Macaulay

  • April 21, 2020

The last decade has seen an explosion of virtualized deployments for cost saving and flexible deployment scenarios. Virtualization enables Service Providers to quickly deploy 5G and IoT services and to deploy a multitude of new services. However the impacts on…

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Covid-19 & Contact Tracing via Device Location

Published on April 7th, 2020 | by SS8 Blog

  • April 7, 2020

Location information is gathered from connected devices including mobile phones.  It is a critical data point which, when used by Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs), tracks a suspect to identify where they have been, who they have been with, when they…

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How ICRs Shed Light on Encrypted Communications

Published on March 24th, 2020 | by Dr. Keith Bhatia

  • March 24, 2020

Communications have shifted from traditional (voice, email and SMS offered by telecom operators) to encrypted, over-the-top (OTT) applications.  Which unfortunately leaves law enforcement agencies (LEAs) the world over missing vital information needed for their investigations. Additionally, because the privacy rules…

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Law Enforcement Agencies and Content Filtering in 2020

Published on March 13th, 2020 | by Dr. Keith Bhatia

  • March 13, 2020

As bandwidth increases by up to 100x in the next 24 months, law enforcement agencies (LEAs) may find it difficult to manage the amount of data flowing into their current Lawful Intelligence systems. One of the most obvious concepts is…

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With 5G Here, Will 4G Networks Be Going Away?

With 5G here, will 4G networks be going away?

Published on August 7th, 2019 | by Kevin McTiernan

  • August 7, 2019

With 5G here, will 4G networks be going away? 5G is here. It’s being rolled out in countries around the world. You may have started to see operators marketing their 5G offerings online, in print and on television. With that…

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How 5G FWA Will Blur Lines Between Fixed And Mobile Operators

Published on March 31st, 2019 | by SS8 Blog

  • March 31, 2019

As telecom operators plan their rollout of the fifth generation (5G) of network services, two distinct services have emerged, mobile and fixed wireless access (or FWA). These services are being launched on separate timelines and are aimed at different target…

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Are you Ready for 5G Lawful Interception?

Published on March 19th, 2019 | by SS8 Blog

  • March 19, 2019

5G Brings on new challenges for regulatory compliance. SS8 is leading in 5G Lawful Interception (LI) mediation, with the 1st 5G deployment in production. We are working with our customers who are amongst the largest and most innovative telecommunications companies around…

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Lawful Interception in 5G Networks is Really Different

Published on March 11th, 2019 | by SS8 Blog

  • March 11, 2019

Do not be left behind! The transition to 5G networks by wireless network providers will radically increase the number of new high bandwidth applications and as such the technology demands and requirements on lawful intercept and intelligence tools. 5G networks…

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