law-enforcement

More cops to start using national real-time criminal intelligence system

More cops to start using national real-time criminal intelligence system

"Late adopters" to come onboard before end of 2022.
Apr 5 2022 7:00AM
AFP gets budget backing to beef up account takeovers

AFP gets budget backing to beef up account takeovers

Commissioner says powers are the 'envy' of the world.
Mar 31 2022 12:20PM
WA Police looks to VR for real world officer training

WA Police looks to VR for real world officer training

Skills to be tested in "use of force" situations.
Mar 4 2022 6:30AM
NSW Police issues first coercive notice under encryption-busting powers

NSW Police issues first coercive notice under encryption-busting powers

As assistance requests continue to grow.
Feb 16 2022 12:33PM
Home Affairs says online account takeover powers now in use

Home Affairs says online account takeover powers now in use

First warrants issued to authorities late last year.
Jan 31 2022 8:01AM
Criminal intelligence agency appoints new CIO after restructure

Criminal intelligence agency appoints new CIO after restructure

As fingerprint database overhaul gets underway.
Jan 21 2022 12:52PM
Australia and US sign CLOUD Act deal for cross-border data access

Australia and US sign CLOUD Act deal for cross-border data access

Law enforcement agencies get streamlined path for data requests.
Dec 16 2021 1:16PM
Police get more time to prosecute hacking offences in NSW

Police get more time to prosecute hacking offences in NSW

Time limit climbs from 12 months to 3 years.
Dec 3 2021 7:00AM
NSW bans police from accessing QR code check-in data

NSW bans police from accessing QR code check-in data

Covid-19 information privacy bill passes.
Nov 22 2021 1:39PM
NSW moves to fortify check-in app data privacy, prevent police access

NSW moves to fortify check-in app data privacy, prevent police access

Introduces Covid-19 information privacy bill.
Nov 12 2021 7:00AM
Police get online account takeover, data disruption powers

Police get online account takeover, data disruption powers

After "extraordinary" bill passes federal parliament.
Aug 25 2021 5:02PM
AFP searches for a tracking system that supports 4G, 5G devices

AFP searches for a tracking system that supports 4G, 5G devices

Universal tracking platform to replace multiple existing systems.
Jul 30 2021 1:19PM
Cross-border data access bill waved through parliament

Cross-border data access bill waved through parliament

US CLOUD Act agreement to follow.
Jun 25 2021 1:07PM
WA moves to plug legislative gaps after cops access check-in app data

WA moves to plug legislative gaps after cops access check-in app data

Contact tracing data accessed during investigations.
Jun 16 2021 12:45PM
AFP told to end over-reliance on network drives

AFP told to end over-reliance on network drives

After more than 90 percent of records found to be stored that way.
Jun 10 2021 6:45AM
NSW Police runs AI over evidence using Microsoft Azure

NSW Police runs AI over evidence using Microsoft Azure

As it prepares to scale its ‘digital evidence cloud’.
Jun 7 2021 4:54PM
SA Police takes aim at mobility, safety in agency-wide smartphone rollout

SA Police takes aim at mobility, safety in agency-wide smartphone rollout

Podcast: CIO sets the scene for transformation.
Jun 7 2021 6:33AM
Govt urged to refine CLOUD Act-readying bill

Govt urged to refine CLOUD Act-readying bill

But intelligence committee gives in principle support.
May 14 2021 9:51AM
Crims using encrypted platforms 'almost exclusively', ACIC claims

Crims using encrypted platforms 'almost exclusively', ACIC claims

‘No legitimate reason’ for everyday public use.
May 7 2021 11:40AM
Australian policing agencies sent Microsoft 1746 data requests last year

Australian policing agencies sent Microsoft 1746 data requests last year

But only 'non-content' data released.
Apr 21 2021 12:22PM

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