law-enforcement

NSW Police extends IDEMIA deal for cop shop biometric scanners

NSW Police extends IDEMIA deal for cop shop biometric scanners

LiveScan now supported until 2026.
Mar 31 2020 3:09PM
Govt clears the way for US CLOUD Act data swap deal

Govt clears the way for US CLOUD Act data swap deal

Introduces bill to formalise future bilateral agreement.
Mar 5 2020 2:24PM
Data retention 'ambiguity' sees cops given web browsing histories

Data retention 'ambiguity' sees cops given web browsing histories

Telcos sometimes turning over full URLs in metadata requests.
Feb 7 2020 4:39PM
Law enforcement agencies ramp up use of anti-encryption laws

Law enforcement agencies ramp up use of anti-encryption laws

At least 18 requests issued to service providers in last six months.
Jan 28 2020 11:20PM
Home Affairs rejects claims anti-encryption laws conflict with US CLOUD Act

Home Affairs rejects claims anti-encryption laws conflict with US CLOUD Act

“No issues” that would prevent bilateral agreement.
Jan 14 2020 12:40PM
AFP to deploy body-cams at major airports

AFP to deploy body-cams at major airports

Rollout to begin in February.
Dec 20 2019 3:46PM
Tasmania's new core policing system goes live

Tasmania's new core policing system goes live

Hosted in protected Microsoft cloud.
Nov 27 2019 6:49AM
WA Police to expand drone unit

WA Police to expand drone unit

Plans to buy 35 drones, train officers.
Nov 13 2019 8:51PM
Senate pushes encryption fix for US CLOUD Act fracture

Senate pushes encryption fix for US CLOUD Act fracture

To ensure Australian access to US servers.
Oct 17 2019 6:10PM
Qld Police deploy drones to map traffic crash sites

Qld Police deploy drones to map traffic crash sites

Scene mapping times halved.
Oct 11 2019 1:00PM
Australia, US negotiate CLOUD Act data swap pact

Australia, US negotiate CLOUD Act data swap pact

Providers in either country to be subject to requests.
Oct 8 2019 12:55PM
NSW Police request telco data from 14 years ago

NSW Police request telco data from 14 years ago

To crosscheck against new evidence that emerges in cold cases.
Sep 18 2019 3:33PM
Victoria Police to buy 50 drones for unmanned squadron

Victoria Police to buy 50 drones for unmanned squadron

Cops take surveillance to the skies.
Jul 10 2019 11:26AM
Investigators look to narrative tech to tell the story of a crime

Investigators look to narrative tech to tell the story of a crime

Commercialising 21st century murder boards.
Jul 1 2019 4:42PM
AFP wants AI "data airlock" to ferret out abhorrent material

AFP wants AI "data airlock" to ferret out abhorrent material

In partnership with Monash Uni.
Jul 1 2019 12:05PM
WA Police turns to AI for digital evidence

WA Police turns to AI for digital evidence

From weeks and months into hours.
Jun 7 2019 11:31AM
Australia's anti-encryption laws stay unchanged

Australia's anti-encryption laws stay unchanged

As review decides two more reviews are needed pronto.
Apr 4 2019 6:30AM
National real-time intelligence system quietly gets another $59m

National real-time intelligence system quietly gets another $59m

Govt approves full funding for tranche one.
Jan 15 2019 12:00PM
Optus warns decryption bill contains 'unfettered' power

Optus warns decryption bill contains 'unfettered' power

Can change terms of voluntary cooperation agreements on-the-fly.
Sep 22 2018 10:53AM
Qld Police digital chief jumps to ATO

Qld Police digital chief jumps to ATO

But no replacement waiting in the wings.
Sep 12 2018 7:00AM

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