Gerald McQuaid

  • ETSI LI & RD Status (Sept. 2019)

    by Gerald McQuaid and Domenico Raffaele Cione (N. III_MMXIX) This article highlights the relevant ETSI activity on Lawful Interception (LI) and Retained Data (RD) as update to the previous article of February 2017. The 2018th and 2019th period work items are described in the following section.

  • ETSI INTERFACE TO IMPLEMENT EUROPEAN INVESTIGATION ORDERS (EIOs)

    by Gerald McQuaid and Domenico Raffaele Cione (N. III_MMXVIII) The ETSI work to provide a Technical Specification (TS) to support the Directive 2014/41/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 regarding the European Investigation Order (EIO) in criminal matters [1] had started in 2016 and was carried on during all 2017 and 2018 on all…

  • LAWFUL INTERCEPTION IN VIRTUALIZED NETWORKS (Sept. 2017)

    by Gerald McQuaid and Domenico Raffaele Cione (N. III_MMXVII) NFV refers to the replacement of traditional specialised hardware devices with software that can be installed on standardised, off-the-shelf piece of hardware. ETSI work on NFV was initially set to address a requirement to define a list of base security requirements imposed by lawful interception in the NFV architecture.

  • ETSI LI & RD Status (Feb. 2017)

    by Gerald McQuaid and Domenico Raffaele Cione (N. I_MMXVII) Current ETSI activity on Lawful Interception (LI) and Retained Data (RD) is managed mainly by three main standardization committees: ETSI TC LI (the leading LI/RD group), TC CYBER and ISG NFV

  • LEMF TO LEMF INTERFACE TO SUPPORT EUROPEAN INVESTIGATION ORDERS (EIOs)

    by Gerald McQuaid and Domenico Raffaele Cione (N. IV_MMXVI) Imminently, the Directive 2014/41/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 regarding the European Investigation Order (EIO) in criminal matters [1] is expected to become part of the EU-nations’ national laws. This EU directive requires each European Member State to transpose the directive into national law…

  • THE LI-INTERFACE FOR WARRANT INFORMATION

    by Gerald McQuaid and Domenico Raffaele Cione (N. III_MMXVI) Traditionally the ETSI standardization work was focused on IRI and CC data details by defining, updating and maintaining related data Handover Interfaces (HI-2 and HI-3) specifications. Furthermore, ETSI had defined a dedicated Handover Interface, named HI-1, referred to be also crossing borders between countries based on corresponding international laws or agreements.…

  • LAWFUL INTERCEPTION ITEMS FOR VOLTE

    by Gerald McQuaid and Domenico Raffaele Cione (N. II_MMXVI) VoLTE, Voice over Long Term Evolution (LTE), is a standard-based technology used to support voice calls over the LTE technology being now used by 4G wireless networks.

  • ETSI AND STATUS OF LI & RD STANDARDS

    by Gerald McQuaid and Domenico Raffaele Cione (N. I_MMXVI) This thematic section is intended to inform readers on the latest progress of standardization work items on Lawful Interception (LI) and Retained Data (RD) mainly focusing on European regional level (ETSI). The scope is to cover all relevant LI and RD aspects in terms of requirements, communication service providers architecture and…