Apple Prepares for Fight With DOJ on iPhone Issue

Apple is preparing for a fight with the Justice Department to defend encryption on its iPhones while publicly trying to defuse the dispute. The situation has become a sudden crisis at Apple that pits CEO Timothy Cook’s commitment to protecting people’s privacy against federal accusations that it is putting the public at risk.

How Public Defenders Face a Technology Gap

New York City’s Legal Aid Society realized it needed to buy the same tools the police had: forensic devices and software from companies including Cellebrite, Magnet Forensics and Guidance Software. The expensive technology unearths digital evidence that is otherwise hard to find, and it captures it in a format that can hold up in court.