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Extracting Intelligence from Location-Based Services

Published on April 27th, 2022 | by Michael Gebretsadik

  • April 27, 2022

In general, 5G networks make gathering intelligence from digital communications more difficult due to factors such as encryption, increased traffic, and more diverse types of data. However, location-based services are a notable exception. The 5G Location Management Function (LMF) enables…

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Five Questions to Ask About Lawful Intercept Platform Support

Published on April 12th, 2022 | by Jamie Barton, Jeff Bland & Robert Reisig

  • April 12, 2022

Technical support is critical to the lawful intelligence mission, for both the mediation systems operated by communication service providers (CSPs) and the analytics and investigation platforms used by law enforcement agencies (LEAs). CSPs face potential regulatory liability if they suffer…

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Lawful Intelligence in a Zero-Trust World

Published on March 24th, 2022 | by Dr Eric Burger

  • March 24, 2022

Until recently, most network security systems relied on robust perimeter defenses encircling an environment of trusted users and programs. Like a medieval walled city, this model focused on authenticating and verifying users, applications, and processes at their points of entry.…

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How to Train Successful Lawful Intercept Engineers

Published on March 15th, 2022 | by Jamie Barton, Jeff Bland & Robert Reisig

  • March 15, 2022

The engineers responsible for communication service providers’ (CSPs) lawful interception systems must maintain and update their unique skill sets with ongoing training. The particular expertise required of these team members makes this requirement challenging. In addition to telecom and network…

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Three Best Practices for Optimizing Your Mediation Program

Published on February 10th, 2022 | by Jamie Barton & Franklin Recio

  • February 10, 2022

The lawful interception and mediation programs that communications service providers (CSPs) are mandated to integrate into their platforms fulfill a social responsibility as well as a legal one. Providing robust, secure data turnover and chain of evidence to law enforcement…

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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 Networks

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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Adapting Lawful Intelligence Techniques To Todays Encrypted Reality - SS8 Networks

Adapting Lawful Intelligence Techniques to Today’s Encrypted Reality

Published on March 29th, 2021 | by Dr. Cemal Dikmen

  • March 29, 2021

With the increased attention to information privacy in recent years, a majority of electronic communications are now encrypted. Having that information irretrievably hidden creates novel challenges for law enforcement. Being unable to access the main content of a message or…

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SS8 Announces Xcipio Interoperability with Perimeta SBC

Published on March 23rd, 2021 | by SS8 Marketing

  • March 23, 2021
SS8 Networks announced their certification of SS8’s Xcipio with Metaswitch’s Perimeta Session Border Controller (SBC). The certification ensures that Metaswitch customers now have a readily available compliant mediation solution from SS8.
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Enabling Lawful Intelligence At The Network Edge - SS8 Networks

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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