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Meeting Rising Challenges In Lawful Interception Compliance - SS8 Networks

Meeting Rising Challenges in Lawful Interception Compliance

Published on November 11th, 2021 | by Rory Quann

  • November 11, 2021

As the volume, variety, and velocity of data potentially available to lawful intelligence grow exponentially, the control mechanisms that govern its interception become more critical. Lawful intercept access and mediation solutions must fit seamlessly into communication service provider (CSP) networks.…

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Emerging Lawful Intelligence Challenges From Sidelink Communications - SS8 Networks

Emerging Lawful Intelligence Challenges from Sidelink Communications

Published on October 27th, 2021 | by Kevin McTiernan

  • October 27, 2021

Distributed 5G network topologies have forever forced mediation for lawful interception out beyond the network core. As computing moves closer to the subscriber, mediation nodes must be provisioned at the network edge, dramatically reducing backhaul requirements by ingesting massive data…

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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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10 Potential Missteps To Avoid During Lawful Intelligence Deployments - SS8

10 Potential Missteps to Avoid During Lawful Intelligence Deployments

Published on April 8th, 2021 | by Jason Patino

  • April 8, 2021

The process of deploying and integrating solutions for lawful interception, handover, and analysis of network data is complex, but well-charted. Looking carefully at previously completed projects provides experience and knowledge that can be leveraged to anticipate and avoid the most…

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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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Meeting Lawful Intelligence Challenges For IoT - SS8 Networks

Meeting Lawful Intelligence Challenges for IoT

Published on March 16th, 2021 | by Dr. Cemal Dikmen

  • March 16, 2021

As billions of IoT devices are provisioned, their multitude of roles are mirrored by their complex impact on lawful intelligence. Endpoints that range from consumer electronic devices to sensors on industrial systems, each contribute to an ever-increasing current of diverse…

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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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