Mar 28 2017

Layer 8 Security In the News – Virtual Case Notes: The FBI vs. the Dark Web

Earlier this month in a controversial decision, the FBI dropped all charges against Jay Michaud, a Washington-state teacher who was a user of a child pornography website called “Playpen.” Jeffrey Lipson, Executive Director of Layer 8 Security, was interviewed by Forensic Magazine about this recent decision by the FBI and to better understand the technology and implications of this case.

“If the bad guys know how the government is finding them, they’ll find ways around it,” he said. “It’s kind of this arms race between law enforcement and criminals. The criminals are trying to find ways to hide themselves and the law enforcement folks are trying to find ways to find them, and each side is upping their technology game.”

You can read the Forensic Magazine article at their website at