Audio evidence is only as good as the quality of the recording; hiss, muffled sound, dips in volume and other sonic imperfections can take a high quality piece of evidential audio and render it useless. That’s why audio enhancement software can be so handy.Before making any audio recording that involves other people - whether they are aware they are...
Anyone who lives or has lived in a flat, terrace or semi-detached house has heard their neighbours talking (or shouting). But there’s a big difference between ‘hearing’ them and actually ‘listening’ to them.Recording your neighbours’ conversations could be considered a breach of their privacy, but if you are recording them as part of a legitimate investigation or to gather...
Espionage and intelligence is the stuff of myth and legend - exotic globe-trotting lifestyles, glamorous affairs and coolly delivered violence are never far away - but how far from reality are these depictions?Quite far, it turns out. Dig a little deeper than Bond or Bourne and the life of an MI5 spy, while interesting and fiercely rewarding, isn’t...