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Extending Visibility Into Cryptocurrency Transactions - SS8 Networks

Extending Visibility into Cryptocurrency Transactions

Published on October 7th, 2021 | by Dr. Cemal Dikmen

  • October 7, 2021

Just a tiny fraction of cryptocurrency transactions are related to criminal activity, but they are still a critical mechanism for payment associated with crimes that range from human and drug trafficking to terrorism and ransomware. Cryptocurrency transactions associated with criminal…

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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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Four Reasons To Unify Lawful Intercept Data With SS8 Umbrella Mediation - SS8 Networks

Four Reasons to Unify Lawful Intercept Data with SS8 Umbrella Mediation

Published on August 4th, 2021 | by Dr. Keith Bhatia & Syed Hussain

  • August 4, 2021

Most telecommunications carriers operate equipment from different generations of technology, and often have multiple vendor environment. Carriers can accrete these layers over time, as their networks transition from 2G to 3G to 4G and now to 5G. This same accumulation…

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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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