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Shifting Requirements For Lawful Intelligence In The Era Of More Everything - SS8 Networks

Shifting Requirements for Lawful Intelligence in the Era of More Everything

Published on January 11th, 2022 | by Dr. Cemal Dikmen & Ernest Ng

  • January 11, 2022

Today’s lawful intelligence measures draw on a long legacy of intercepted communications. And while the days of simple wiretaps are long gone, the foundational idea of deploying “eyes and ears” to “overhear” illicit communications persists, even in sophisticated intelligence and…

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Identifying Criminals In The Faceless World Of Social Media - SS8 Networks Blog

Identifying Criminals in the Faceless World of Social Media

Published on December 14th, 2021 | by Dr. Cemal Dikmen & Ernest Ng

  • December 14, 2021

The massive, ever-growing role of social networks in human communication comes with a unique set of hazards. In particular, the layer of concealment provided by online contact can easily be abused by bad actors who either choose to remain unidentified…

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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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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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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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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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