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The Growing Sophistication Of Location Intelligence - SS8 Networks

The Growing Sophistication of Location Intelligence

Published on September 21st, 2021 | by Michael Gebretsadik

  • September 21, 2021

Technology developments for telecommunications networks often add more challenges than benefits for lawful intelligence operations. Separating the noise from the signal in massive 5G data flows will only get more difficult as time goes on, driven by factors such as…

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Five Challenges Of Gathering Digital Evidence In A 5G World

Five Challenges of Gathering Digital Evidence in a 5G World

Published on September 2nd, 2021 | by David Anstiss

  • September 2, 2021

It’s an irony of this moment that, even as 5G networks increase the amount of data on public networks by orders of magnitude, the technology itself obscures more and more of it from lawful intelligence operations. Alongside the problem of…

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Meeting Interoperability Challenges In Lawful Intercept Deployments - SS8 Networks

Meeting Interoperability Challenges in Lawful Intercept Deployments

Published on August 12th, 2021 | by Franklin Recio

  • August 12, 2021

As communication service providers (CSPs) continue to build out 5G networks, standards-based infrastructure is replacing the proprietary interfaces, formats, and protocols of previous technology generations. Dynamic cloud-native approaches based on DevOps practices packaging microservices in containers have replaced yesterday’s specialized,…

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Lawful Intelligence Across Cloud And Legacy Networks - SS8 Networks

Lawful Intelligence in the Cloud for CSPs

Published on May 3rd, 2021 | by Dr. Keith Bhatia & Syed Hussain

  • May 3, 2021

We are in an intensive era of cloud adoption by communication service providers (CSPs) for 5G networks. This shift is driven by the need for enhanced flexibility and cost-effectiveness that will accommodate 5G’s increased data sizes and diverse usage models.…

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Lawful Intelligence Across Cloud And Legacy Networks - SS8

Lawful Intelligence across Cloud and Legacy Networks

Published on April 20th, 2021 | by Dr. Keith Bhatia & Syed Hussain

  • April 20, 2021

The introduction of 5G, high bandwidth services, and new applications mark a new, intensive era of cloud adoption by communication service providers (CSPs) for their 5G networks. This shift is needed for enhanced flexibility and cost-effectiveness to accommodate 5G’s increased…

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Enabling Lawful Intelligence at the Network Edge

Published on February 16th, 2021 | by Dr. Cemal Dikman & Syed Hussain

  • February 16, 2021

The evolution of wide-area networking continues to drive processing out to the network edge. That trend first gained traction with widespread cloud adoption, and it accelerated as the global build-out of IoT began. Now, 5G’s massive increases in traffic rates…

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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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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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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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