Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
Queensland’s mobile police shift away from HTML5 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Award-winning QLiTE app rewritten.
 
Australian law enforcement tracking Bitcoin use on black market 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Crime Commission details Project Longstrike.
 
Data retention bill fails scrutiny test 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Senate committee recommends fixing ill-defined, far-reaching scheme.
 
Turnbull floats sharing of unused spectrum 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
But still no solution for emergency services.
 
Unsecure police radios at centre of Victorian election battle 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will $10 million be enough to do the job?
 
Victorian triple-zero systems buckle under growing demand 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Auditor-General stresses the need for an urgent upgrade.
 
Senate inquiry hears calls for crackdown on 3D printed guns 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Victoria Police warns of 'significant risk' to police, citizens.
 
SA Police gets $1.5m for 350 more smartphones 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Red tape review to clear path to 'paperless policing'.
 
Victoria Police to get ASIO-like spying powers 
By Allie Coyne, Paris Cowan | Sep 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
But commissioner remains concerned about data security.
 
Qld Police not convinced by body worn cameras 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Privacy, resourcing hurdles for Brisbane 'robocops'.
 
Ergas hints at reining in the ACCC 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telecommunications industry lacking regulatory centre.
 
New York police to get body-worn cameras 
Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Following in the footsteps of NSW rollout.
 
NSW Police, courts to exchange warrants within minutes 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Attorney-General claims NSW is first to digitise end-to-end.
 
CrimTrac to outsource IT management 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Says security of crime records, biometrics not a concern.
 
Govt fails to win votes for NBN committee restructure 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Delays motion until next sitting session.
 
Libs move to restructure NBN senate committee 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Update: Want to overturn Labor, Greens majority.
 
CrimTrac to tender for new biometrics system 
Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Moving beyond the fingerprint.
 
Victorian govt mobile apps lack privacy policy 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Commissioner checks on privacy by design progress.
 
Vic Labor puts its support behind mobile police 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Dodges LEAP funding promise.
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