Category: News

Read Joe Hoy’s new blog on phone emulators vs. scanners

Cell Site Tower

RFPS: scanners vs test phones – which to use? There has been an ongoing debate for several years within the UK RFPS (Radio Frequency Propagation Survey) or forensic RF survey community about the ‘best’ type of survey device to use – this simmering debate has been brought to the boil recently in a trial where… Read more »

Autumn Training Courses ~ Book your place now

Training Courses

Develop your knowledge and skills with our popular training sessions, from half-day workshops to one-to-one mentoring sessions that will help you to work more effectively. Autumn Courses Location: Letchworth, Hertfordshire 6-7 Aug: Next Generation Comms Data Analysis [FA017] 20-22 Aug: CDR Processing and Interpretation [FA015] 10-14 Sep: RFPS Experienced Practitioner Training [FA014] – City &… Read more »

Supporting the 2019 International Digital Investigation & Intelligence Awards

DII Awards 2019

Save the date – the International Digital Investigation and Intelligence Awards 2019 will take place on 14 March 2019. For a third successive year, it’s our pleasure to be sponsoring an award that recognises the inspiring work undertaken by communications data analysts and investigators. Knowing the challenges that police officers and staff face in digital forensics, we… Read more »

CSAS Desktop v2.2 released

CSAS testimonial

We’re pleased to announce that CSAS Desktop v2.2.0 is now available. This is a major release and includes over 100 updates and additions introducing important new functionality. Features include: – Improved data import and handling in mapping – The facility to import events to maps and animate them – More customisations options for maps – make map… Read more »

Q&A with Joe Hoy and The Police ICT Company

Police ICT Company

In this Q&A with The Police ICT Company, the MD of Forensic Analytics, Joe Hoy reflects on the biggest challenges facing police forces in relation to digital forensics and communications data analysis. He discusses the ways in which Forensic Analytics’ software products and training courses help to support complex investigations, who we work with and… Read more »

Forensic Analytics an approved supplier to UK government agencies

G-Cloud 10

We are pleased to have been selected as an approved supplier of products and services to public sector organisations via the Government Digital Service and Crown Commercial Service‘s G-Cloud 10 framework and Digital Marketplace. This makes it even simpler for UK government agencies to purchase our products. The UK Government G-Cloud is an initiative targeted at easing… Read more »

CDAN Indexer used to help shut down a county line

CDAN Indexer

CDAN Indexer, our automatic comms data and phone download solution, played a significant role in shutting down a county drug line earlier this month. Kent Police used CDAN Indexer to uncover a huge amount of previously buried intel that was then used in support of their application for DDTRO (Drug Device Telephone Restriction Order); the additional… Read more »

National Digital Media Investigator’s Conference

Join us at the first National Digital Media Investigator’s Conference on 21 & 22 November 2018 at Whittlebury Hall, Northamptonshire. Jointly hosted by The Investigator and the College of Policing, this unique two day event aims to promote and supporthe role of the Digital Media Investigator (DMI) in the criminal investigation process. In many forces,… Read more »

New partnership with University College London

UCL Crime Science

Digital forensics is a constantly evolving discipline that benefits from shared knowledge. We’re currently working with postgraduate students studying for an MSc in Crime and Forensic Science at UCL’s Centre for the Forensic Sciences. The UCL Centre for the Forensic Sciences is a ground-breaking interdisciplinary initiative that brings together academics and practitioners committed to developing forensic… Read more »

Case Study: CSAS

CSAS Case Study

Find out how CSAS played a vital role in the processing and presentation of communications data during a complex police investigation involving widespread conspiracies worth millions of pounds to supply class A drugs (cocaine, heroin and MDMA) and Class B drugs (cannabis and ketamine). The police force concerned has seen a decline in the number of heroin-related deaths since… Read more »