law-enforcement

NSW Police green-lights Mark43 for $1bn COPS overhaul

NSW Police green-lights Mark43 for $1bn COPS overhaul

After year-long discovery.
Mar 2 2021 12:34PM
Home Affairs wants one portable biometric scanner to rule them all

Home Affairs wants one portable biometric scanner to rule them all

Looks to replace existing devices for collection, verification.
Feb 22 2021 11:59AM
Twitter worried by 'secret' account takeover, data access powers

Twitter worried by 'secret' account takeover, data access powers

Urges govt to amend proposed laws.
Feb 16 2021 3:11PM
SA Police to issue all officers with mobile devices

SA Police to issue all officers with mobile devices

As part of new $35m mobility program.
Feb 15 2021 5:33PM
Australian police, regulators continue unlawfully accessing metadata

Australian police, regulators continue unlawfully accessing metadata

Ombudsman finds.
Feb 9 2021 4:33PM
NSW Police to establish 24x7 SOC in cyber security overhaul

NSW Police to establish 24x7 SOC in cyber security overhaul

NSW govt cyber funding spurs active defence evolution.
Feb 9 2021 6:55AM
Russia revives draft law to grant police access to citizens' geolocation data

Russia revives draft law to grant police access to citizens' geolocation data

No court order necessary.
Feb 5 2021 6:45AM
Qld's firearms register slammed for data failings, poor integration

Qld's firearms register slammed for data failings, poor integration

QPS now planning new system in 2023.
Dec 1 2020 12:25PM
UN decries police use of racial profiling derived from big data

UN decries police use of racial profiling derived from big data

Says law enforcement must ensure technology does not reinforce biases.
Nov 27 2020 6:55AM
Tasmania Police scores $46m to continue core systems overhaul

Tasmania Police scores $46m to continue core systems overhaul

Four-year funding for ‘Project Unify’.
Nov 5 2020 10:37AM
Home Affairs shifts national real-time intelligence system to Azure cloud

Home Affairs shifts national real-time intelligence system to Azure cloud

Baseline platform now live.
Aug 19 2020 7:06AM
Australian privacy watchdog launches investigation into Clearview AI

Australian privacy watchdog launches investigation into Clearview AI

Teams up with UK's information commissioner.
Jul 9 2020 5:38PM
US senators moot awards for encryption breaking tech

US senators moot awards for encryption breaking tech

Prize carrot to go with the warrant stick.
Jun 24 2020 11:00AM
Victoria Police admits officers trialled Clearview AI facial recognition tool

Victoria Police admits officers trialled Clearview AI facial recognition tool

After FOI documents released.
Jun 18 2020 9:58PM
NSW cops shun portable biometric scanners due to legacy experience

NSW cops shun portable biometric scanners due to legacy experience

History comes back to bite.
Jun 17 2020 6:33AM
Microsoft alarmed by secrecy provisions in CLOUD Act-readying bill

Microsoft alarmed by secrecy provisions in CLOUD Act-readying bill

Wants "blanket" ban on disclosure axed.
May 8 2020 12:08PM
Google warns of overreach in proposed cross-border data access regime

Google warns of overreach in proposed cross-border data access regime

Fines for non-compliance go against the CLOUD Act.
May 4 2020 1:08PM
AFP admits to trialling controversial facial recognition tool Clearview AI

AFP admits to trialling controversial facial recognition tool Clearview AI

After initially denying usage.
Apr 15 2020 11:26AM
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

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