Child Pornography Detection

The “CP” Problem

child-pornography-detectionAs unimaginable as it seems, the issue of child pornography residing on enterprise networks has evolved from one of moral turpitude and potential reputation damage to a legitimate threat to confidentiality, integrity and availability.

A link between terrorism plots and hardcore child pornography is becoming clear after a string of police raids in Britain and across the Continent, an investigation by The Times has discovered. Images of child abuse have been found during Scotland Yard antiterrorism swoops and in big inquiries in Italy and Spain. Secret coded messages are being embedded into child pornographic images, and pedophile websites are being exploited as a secure way of passing information between terrorists.”

If you’ve got a big company system, I can almost guarantee that you have child pornography on it.”

— Kenneth Citarella, Deputy Chief of Investigations, Westchester County DA’s Office