Category: News

CSAS Advanced User Training – new dates released

Training Courses

In response to high demand for CSAS Advanced User Training, we’ve scheduled another three courses for spring 2019. Early booking is advised for these sell-out sessions. CSAS Advanced User Training [FA005] Location: FA Head Office (Letchworth, Hertfordshire) Course Dates: 21-23 January 2019, 25-27 March 2019, 27-29 May 2019 Course Description: This three-day course provides a detailed… Read more »

Annual Police ICT survey results revealed

Police CT Survey

The 2018 CoPaCC National Police ICT Survey has revealed that 55% of respondents are not satisfied with their force’s overall ICT provision. Feedback from nearly 4,000 particpants from 48 forces, answering 10 core questions and submitting 18,515 individual comments, has highlighted a range of issues from out-of-date equipment and unreliable systems to a lack of… Read more »

Winter 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. Winter Courses Location: Letchworth, Hertfordshire 5-7 Nov: CSAS Advanced User Training [FA005] This three-day course provides a detailed technical presentation of all aspects of CSAS for all CSAS users, CSAS… Read more »

Read Joe Hoy’s new blog on 4G Spectrum Refarming

Cell tower

There’s been a flurry of interest in the past couple of weeks in relation to the refarming of old 2G and 3G spectrum to reuse to carry 4G services. In his new blog, director Joe Hoy reviews recent developments and considers the various factors driving the reframing process. Click here to find out more, download… Read more »

Martin Griffiths speaks at the Major Investigation Digital Insights Conference

Digital Insights Conference

Our Sales Director, Martin Griffiths was invited to be a guest presenter at a free event for law enforcement officers. Speaking at the Major Investigation Digital Insights Conference on 17 September in Birmingham, Martin explored the challenges and huge opportunities of communications data investigation. His presentation included the migration to 5G, physical to digital SIM and automating… Read more »

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 »