Lawful Interception in WebRTC Peer-To-Peer Communication

Assaf Wagner, Rami Puzis

Cyber Security Cryptography and Machine Learning: 5th International …, 2021

Lawful interception is the act of giving law enforcement officials access to communication between private individuals or organizations. According to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), service providers are expected to ensure that the entire contents of communication associated with the target identity being intercepted can be intercepted during the entire period of the lawful authorization, and that the delivery of the interception related information is reliable.In traditional telephone networks, authorized surveillance takes place by duplicating the conversation data at the service provider premises and forwarding it to law enforcement agencies (LEA). The same approach is suitable for VoIP communication, as long as the data is transferred via a mediator located on the service provider’s premises. Today, direct VoIP communication between clients is the preferred approach …