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Police embark on two-year digital transformation journey

All 43 police forces in England and Wales will undergo digital transformation to streamline the police’s digital presence
27 Nov 2018
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Hackers love the UK, but not for the reason you think

Ex-Met cyber specialist explains why the UK is such a popular destination for cyber criminals
14 Jun 2018
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Met Police set to finish Windows XP upgrade in May

The rollout process has been ongoing for more than three years
18 Jan 2018
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UK cops to lose access to Europol's cyber crime resources

Cyber cops will be on their own once Britain leaves the EU
1 Dec 2017
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Police pursue cloud first IT strategy

The National Police Technology Council's guidelines attempt to standardise IT deployment
23 Oct 2017
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NGO director guilty of denying police his passwords

Muhammad Rabbani refused to divulge iPhone and MacBook passwords at Heathrow airport
26 Sep 2017
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20% of Manchester police rely on Windows XP

London's Metropolitan Police refused to disclose any up-to-date figures
20 Sep 2017
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Should police get powers to sack officers lacking IT skills?

Reform produces a 10-point plan to address policing's digital skills gap
24 Aug 2017
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Uber faces criminal investigation over 'Greyball' tool

DoJ investigates alleged use of software to help drivers evade regulators
5 May 2017
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Police IT candidate gets arrested after job interview

The IT manager applicant pleaded guilty to drink driving
15 Feb 2017
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Police don't understand cybercrime skills of their force

Annual PEEL report reveals that forces need to address the skills gap with collaboration
7 Nov 2016
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EE to roll out £1bn 4G emergency services network

Mobile operator wins contract from Home Office to give services access to new gen network
11 Dec 2015
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Met Police rolls out Taser body cameras

The tech will be used by frontline officers to record incidents on patrol
25 Nov 2015
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Child sex abuse material increasingly found on work devices

Many police officers have been involved in cases investigating graphic material hosted on company computers
9 Oct 2015
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Police made 700,000 data requests over three-year period

A report by Big Brother Watch revealed the UK's police forces were denied only 4 per cent of requests
2 Jun 2015
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Vodafone facing Ofcom investigation over 101 outage

Ofcom says it's urgently investigating outage after UK left without non-emergency access to Police and NHS
24 Nov 2014
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UK tech calls on government to improve criminal justice

Tech UK claims joined up databases could cut waste and speed up investigations, says trade body
17 Oct 2014
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Smartphones & tablets remotely wiped in UK police custody

Mobile devices seized by police are being purged of their data
10 Oct 2014
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UK police won't seize mobile phones after RTAs

The Association of Chief Police Officers has rubbished reports that officers will seize mobile phones in the wake of every car accident
28 Jul 2014
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UK Police woefully unequipped to handle data

Only one in 17 police forces tested by the ICO have been found to adequately handle people’s data
25 Jun 2014
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Met Police to trial body cameras

Capture of evidence and acceleration of convictions behind new police scheme
8 May 2014
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Almost one-fifth of UK theft leads to data loss

Nearly a fifth of stolen mobile and computing devices contain important data, police numbers show
2 May 2014
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London Police draw up copyright infringing website hit list

City of London Police hope to kill-off websites peddling pirated goods with new Infringing Website List
1 Apr 2014