Fighting Fentanyl with Data: How Law Enforcement is using Mobile Data to Combat the Opioid Crisis

This year, much of the conversation surrounding the growing opioid epidemic in the United States has centered on drug manufacturers and distributors. In October, four large drug companies reached a $260 million legal settlement with two Ohio counties over the crisis. Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson reached a similar agreement with Ohio state prosecutors earlier …

Everything you ever wanted to ask about Checkm8 and Checkra1n

What’s Checkm8? Checkm8 is an exploit (program exploiting OS or hardware vulnerabilities) aimed at obtaining access to the execution of its own software code at the earliest stage of iOS device loading. What makes it stand out? The richness, and honestly the hype, surrounding Checkm8 is that the vulnerability, which it is based, cannot be …

IoT Devices Can Solve Crimes. Tech Companies Don’t Want Them To.

From connected refrigerators to digital assistants and smart thermostats, the internet of things (IoT) is quickly transforming the way we interact with the world around us—and that transformation is just getting started. Adoption rates of internet-connected “smart” devices in every category are swelling, and the universe of those devices is expanding rapidly, with new products …

Think You’re Ready for Digital Forensics? Key Questions Your Company Should Be Asking

There are any number of reasons why a business operating today might consider investing in a digital forensics software solution. For companies that manage valuable intellectual property, digital forensics can play a crucial role in investigating cases of corporate espionage or employee mishandling of sensitive information. Digital forensics can also help companies analyze and mitigate …