Police

Auction sites are hotspot for fake goods trading

Five per cent of goods online are fake making an £800m criminal market
03 Jul 2008

Police sergeants being swamped by IT

Frontline police staff spend more time in computer work then out on the field but IT skills base remains still poor
03 Jul 2008

Digital ID for police moves closer to rollout

Officers will use smartcards for system login
03 Jul 2008

Police mobile devices move closer

10,000 officers to get mobile devices by end of the year
30 Jun 2008

Police to roll out mobile fingerprinting

Twenty forces now able to check people's fingerprints on the beat, in real time
11 Jun 2008

Top cops warn on rising international e-crime

Increasing numbers of international gangs are stealing and trading personal information, says Soca
10 Jun 2008

Police agency secures handhelds

Mobile devices will conform to government security standards
05 Jun 2008

10,000 police to get handheld computers

Sir Ronnie Flanagan's review recommendation to be implemented in £50m scheme
27 May 2008

International phishing gang charged

A federal grand jury in the US jury has charged 38 people with alleged phishing activities
23 May 2008

IT overhaul fights organised crime

Agency faces challenges in training staff
22 May 2008

Met Police signs for SAP

Force to use ERP software to achieve greater efficiency
19 May 2008

Privacy watchdog plans spot checks

Information Commissioner's Office will begin inspections by the end of the year
30 Apr 2008

Misuse of PNC led to release of killer, says report

Administrative errors led to Anthony Joseph being released while a warrant for his arrest still existed
30 Apr 2008

Police single sign-on delayed

Forces face up to a two-year wait for unified access to national systems
17 Apr 2008

E-crime unit funding revealed

Soca unit has too many roles to perform on a reduced budget
10 Apr 2008

Security warning for new mobile technology

Femtocell devices make tracking and tracing cyber criminals more difficult, say experts
07 Apr 2008

Metropolitan Police signs £18m mobile devices deal

The five-year contract with Detica will cover the provision of information sharing tools
31 Mar 2008

Police employ secure data-sharing method

Tracking data is crucial when dealing with vital evidence
27 Mar 2008

Yorkshire connects 500 sites to next-generation network

A single high-speed network will enable shared public services across North Yorkshire
14 Mar 2008

Soca to rethink e-crime fight

Crime agency renews links with private sector to share information
13 Mar 2008

Tories unveil cyber-crime policies

Current government policy lacks co-ordination, focus and urgency, says shadow home secretary
06 Mar 2008

Police IT needs strong central co-ordination

Key role for technology, says Sir Ronnie Flanagan’s review of UK policing
14 Feb 2008

HMRC signs £60m Airwave deal

Emergency services' digital radio service will be extended to Revenue's law enforcers
13 Feb 2008

Police IT needs a joined-up approach

A more business-like procurement strategy would improve efficiency, says Flanagan review
07 Feb 2008