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Why Cell Site Analysis alone may not be enough at trial without expert assistance

Use of cell site analysis during trials

Cell Site Analysis is a critical piece of evidence in many investigations today. It can reveal attributions, identify with whom a handset was transacting, show locations detailing the area where a handset may have been and provide various correlations between phone evidence and other data sets which may be helpful in timelining events. There are… Read more »

The Investigatory Powers Act and access to comms data

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The Investigatory Powers Act (IPA) became law in 2016 – many aspects of the new legislation have already been brought into use, but there has been a long lead up to some of its key features being enacted. Part of the motivation for the IPA was based on a recognition that the framework for the… Read more »

UCL MSc Crime & Forensic Science research into Radio Frequency Surveys

UCL Crime Science

Digital forensics is a multifaceted and constantly evolving discipline that benefits from open research and shared knowledge, so we were delighted to be asked to be involved in some ground-breaking research conducted by Abigayil Hopkins-Flanagan as part of her MSc Crime and Forensic Science programme at University College London’s (UCL) Centre for the Forensic Sciences…. Read more »

The race to the cloud – but are all clouds equal?

Race to the cloud

The ‘cloud’ has transformed modern digital services – the ability to access resources that exist ‘out in the Internet somewhere’ without needing to have those services or resources physically located or installed on local devices has freed personal and business users alike from the tyranny of application update cycles and the fear of lost data…. Read more »

5G – Hype or Reality?

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The news recently has been full of mentions of the upcoming 5G cellular network upgrades – at least the news articles that I read have been, which may say more about me than it does about the wider population’s interest in 5G – but the fact remains that 5G is just around the corner and… Read more »