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Backbytes: Someone sent you some unsolicited smut? You may be prosecuted for it

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How to get someone you don't like into trouble: just send them some filth and call the police
06 Aug 2014

West Midlands Police selects Accenture for £25m digital transformation project

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HP to design IT infrastructure to support new systems
22 Jul 2014

Surrey Police axes £15m IT project due to 'lack of experience and skills'

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Auditor Grant Thornton says lack of know-how led to SIREN project's termination
20 Jun 2014

Europol cybercrime head: International public-private collaboration 'the one true way' to stop cyber criminals

Paul Gillen, head of operations for Europol's European Cybercrime Centre, tells Computing that the likes of Operation Tovar can only be successful if they're international in scope
09 Jun 2014

South-East police forces on the hunt for information assurance services in £20m tender

Penetration testing, CLAS advice, RMADS and PIA all included in two-year contract
23 Apr 2014

James Brokenshire on the cyber role of the National Crime Agency

"The NCA is leading in the fight against the most serious and organised cyber criminals," says former government security minister in an exclusive interview with Computing
14 Mar 2014

Norfolk & Suffolk police forces sign £3.75m outsourcing deal with Capgemini

t-Police solution will improve efficiency and cut costs, say constabularies
06 Dec 2013

The real Minority Report: Rochester Police Department uses IBM tech to stop crimes before they happen

IBM i2 and Identity Insight have proved 'game-changing' says captain
05 Nov 2013

ICO takes enforcement action against Chief Constables after personal data breach

Collaborative police units urged to get data protection training
26 Jul 2013

ICO warns Hertfordshire Police over 'disproportionate' use of camera tracking

Enforcement notice comes after investigation into Royston's number plate recognition cameras
26 Jul 2013

Green sets out plans for private sector involvement in more flexible police ICT strategy

Home Office minister tells Reform 'the centralised, one-size-fits-all approach is a thing of the past'
09 Jul 2013

Police prevented from chasing cyber criminals from outside Europe

Evidence standards set by Human Rights Act and uncooperative authorities prevent police from chasing cyber criminals in China and elsewhere
05 Mar 2013

Public sector IT: 2012 in review

Computing looks back at the government's IT initiatives this year and what impact they have had
07 Dec 2012

Metropolitan Police CIO Ailsa Beaton to leave next year

Director of information Beaton to leave in mid-2013 after 12 years at Met Police
23 Nov 2012