News

How CSAS helped to identify and convict a gang who defrauded pensioners

Elderly man on the phone

According to the National Crime Agency, fraud remains the most commonly experienced crime in the UK, with an estimated annual overall cost of £190 billion. West Yorkshire and Humberside Police used CSAS to assist in the investigation of a conspiracy to defraud six elderly victims out of £39,500. A team of six suspects travelled to… 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 »

National Crime Agency publishes strategic assessment of Serious & Organised Crime

NCA NSA

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has launched a comprehensive study of what it describes as ‘the deadliest threat facing the nation’ – Serious and Organised Crime (SOC). Its National Strategic Assessment (NSA) highlights the growth of child abuse, modern slavery, ‘County Lines’ drug supply and financial fraud. It estimates that SOC involves at least 181,000… Read more »

Join our new, free webinars from 7 June 2019

Free webinars for FA clients

In addition to providing full training on all our products, and courses on wide range of subjects, we also offer free webinars to our clients. These informal sessions provide an opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills by exploring specialist topics in communications data analysis. Our live, virtual webinars are led by Joe Hoy, Martin… Read more »

CSAS in the (private) cloud

Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS

The cloud is changing the way that individuals and businesses share and store data and interact with applications. Adoption of cloud technologies within government organisations has been slower, but there appears to be a growing appetite for them and we’ve evolved CSAS to support ‘cloud deployment’. The traditional deployment model is for CSAS to be… Read more »