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Sidelink And Its Impact On Lawful Intelligence - SS8 Networks

Sidelink and Its Impact on Lawful Intelligence

Published on November 24th, 2020 | by Kevin McTiernan

  • November 24, 2020

Many have used the terms uplink and downlink and they may become more colorful when our video calls drop off. But are "uplink" and "downlink" the terms used? No, for years there have also been "Sidelink" communications. That is, direct…

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Intercepted Location Data Can Help Intelligence Agencies - SS8 Networks

Intercepted Location Data Can Help Intelligence Agencies

Published on November 10th, 2020 | by Michael Gebretsadik

  • November 10, 2020

Having location capabilities in a mobile network was originally an afterthought. The first Global System for Mobile (GSM) network was launched in Finland in 1991 and ushered in a new era of cellular communications. However, there was no built-in location…

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What Is Target Intercept Vs Bulk Intercept? - SS8 Networks

What is Target Intercept vs Bulk Intercept?

Published on October 27th, 2020 | by David Anstiss

  • October 27, 2020

Overview There are two broad types of surveillance capabilities and they are classified as Targeted Intercept and Bulk (Mass) Intercept. Targeted interception, or targeted surveillance, is focused on individuals or a Subject of Interest (SoI) with government or judicial oversight…

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Understanding 5G Standards for Lawful Intercept

Published on September 22nd, 2020 | by Dr. Cemal Dikmen

  • September 22, 2020

5G is the most exciting new technology when it comes to wireless communications. Just like when 4G/LTE enabled many application developments that changed the way we live today, 5G will revolutionize the way we live moving forward. Low-latency and high-speed…

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CLOUD Act – Its Impact on Law Enforcement

Published on September 2nd, 2020 | by Kevin McTiernan

  • September 2, 2020

In March of 2018 U.S. Congress passed the CLOUD Act, which addressed a growing issue for domestic and international law enforcement, Internet service operators (such as Microsoft) and national governments. The legislation acronym stands for Clarifying Overseas Use of Data…

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Lawful Intercept Solutions That Mitigate High-Risk Network Equipment

Lawful Intercept: The High-Risk Dilemma

Published on June 30th, 2020 | by Dr. Keith Bhatia

  • June 30, 2020

“High-Risk” Providers Recently, we’ve heard a lot about “high-risk” network equipment providers and their potential security vulnerabilities. There is a fear they may be used by Nation-States surveillance tools against companies or other nations. In some western countries, the debate…

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Lawful Interception In A IoT World - SS8 Networks

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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