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Leveraging Drones As Lawful Intercept Data Sources - SS8 Networks

Leveraging Drones as Lawful Intercept Data Sources

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

  • July 20, 2021

As unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) become more common, they are of growing interest to law enforcement agencies (LEAs). Drones have been widely adopted as part of the investigative arsenal for surveillance, monitoring, and intelligence, broadening capabilities for gathering evidence and…

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Investigative Techniques Using Augmented Reality - SS8 Networks

Investigative Techniques Using Augmented Reality

Published on June 2nd, 2021 | by Dr. Keith Bhatia & Syed Hussain

  • June 2, 2021

Successive generations of technology continue to enable the discovery, assembly, and analysis of information that plays a key role in every law-enforcement investigation. Digitization helped preserve and share files and records, and analytics added new abilities to sift through huge…

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Lawful Intercept Of AR & VR Data Streams - SS8 Networks

Lawful Intercept of AR/VR Data Streams

Published on May 18th, 2021 | by Dr. Keith Bhatia & Syed Hussain

  • May 18, 2021

The history of lawful intelligence runs a parallel course to the evolution of communications technology, from wiretaps placed on mechanical switches in the last century to today’s virtualized, server-based applications. The past two decades have seen greatly expanded complexity for…

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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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Location Data Used By Law Enforcement

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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