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OutSystems to boost Victoria Police operational efficiency
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Victoria Police has selected OutSystems, a global leader in low-code application development, to modernise its operations and enhance officer productivity.
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Hourua partners with TCCA improving NZ emergency communications
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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NZ's Hourua, a joint venture by Spark and One NZ, partners with global group TCCA to enhance emergency services' communications through robust multi-network cellular solutions.
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Taxpayers' Union slams NZ Police's Virtual Cop app
Wed, 3rd Jan 2024
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apps
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recruitment
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NZ Police's £634k VR recruitment app, Virtual Cop, prompts outrage from the Taxpayers' Union due to unclear usage metrics and doubts over its impact.
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Scrumconnect Consulting wins £12.75 million Ministry of Justice contract
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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police
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data sharing
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government
Scrumconnect Consulting secures a £12.75m contract to exclusively manage the Ministry of Justice's Common Platform.
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Gen Z & millennials: the most vulnerable to cybercrimes
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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malware
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phishing
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physical security
Gen Z and millennials, the digital era's major users, are most at risk of falling prey to cybercrimes, a study suggests.
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UK Police wasting 465 days on outdated manual processes
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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police
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public sector
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quadient
UK Police forces wasting time and money by relying on outdated processes to send speeding fine letters, says new report.
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Tasmanian Government sees success with Telstra, Motorola Solutions partnership
Thu, 27th Oct 2022
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motorola solutions
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police
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telstra
Tasmania Police successfully test encrypted radio system in early access trial of Tasmanian Government Radio Network.
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Whispir powers reporting tool for unsafe behaviour on public transport
Tue, 19th Jul 2022
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saas
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whispir
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Victoria police launch discreet reporting service for unwanted behaviour on public transport using Whispir technology.
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Cybercrime in Aotearoa: How does New Zealand law define it?
Thu, 23rd Jun 2022
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cybersecurity
‘Cybercrime’ is a term we hear all the time, but what exactly is it, and how does New Zealand define it in legal terms?.
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Motorola Solutions to upgrade Taiwan’s police network
Tue, 7th Jun 2022
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network infrastructure
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network management
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motorola solutions
Motorola Solutions to upgrade Taiwan National Police Agency's communication network in $128m project. Increased coverage and new security features expected.
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The ups and downs and runarounds of catching cybercriminals in NZ
Fri, 27th May 2022
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cybersecurity
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cyber attacks
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cybercrime
We're becoming more and more aware of cybercrimes but how many criminals actually get caught? The New Zealand police explain why the answer is complicated.
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Binance appoints Jarek Jakubcek as Asia-Pacific head of intelligence & investigations
Fri, 20th May 2022
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blockchain
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Binance hires former Europol cybercrime expert Jarek Jakubcek to lead efforts in taking down malicious actors in the Asian crypto ecosystem.
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Review prompts police to halt plans to use facial recognition technology
Mon, 13th Dec 2021
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cloud services
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surveillance
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biometrics
Police are pressing pause for now on using facial recognition technology to identify people off live camera feeds, but will still use it on stored footage.
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New book reveals massive flaws in Australian cybersecurity management
Mon, 6th Dec 2021
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cloud services
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hyperscale
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public cloud
Cybercrime has been estimated to cost the Australian economy AUD$42 billion, according to a new book released by a UNSW cybersecurity expert.
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The who’s who of NZ’s government & public cybersecurity agencies
Thu, 30th Sep 2021
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cybersecurity
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NZ champions cyber defence amid rising tech innovation.
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Trade Me hands less customer info over to authorities according to Transparency Report
Thu, 12th Aug 2021
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trade me
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privacy
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police
Trade Me reduces customer data releases to Police and government agencies, with a 14% drop in requests from previous year.
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Police IT disaster recovery a 'very high risk area', audit reveals
Mon, 2nd Aug 2021
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malware
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cloud services
Police computer systems ill-prepared for major hack, pushing for more data powers, says audit. High risks identified. (110 characters).
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Eden Park has now joined the SaferCities CCTV network
Thu, 13th May 2021
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surveillance
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Eden Park joins SaferCities' vGRID CCTV network, allowing police and emergency services a live link to major events at New Zealand's national stadium.
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NZ Police & research firm caught up in data breach
Thu, 16th Jul 2020
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The firm believes that the breach could have compromised contact details of a number of people who have had contact with the police.
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Spark, Vodafone and 2degrees team up with police and NZTA to tackle texting while driving
Fri, 3rd Jul 2020
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nzta
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2degrees
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NZ agencies unite with telcos to curb driver phone use.
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NZ Police trials digital assistant 'Ella', built by Soul Machines
Thu, 13th Feb 2020
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contact centre
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martech
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chatbots
NZ Police trials 'Ella', an AI digital agent, to enhance non-emergency services.
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Card skimming tech seized in Auckland
Mon, 27th Jan 2020
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cios
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police
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customs
Two people were arrested on charges of importing goods for a dishonest purpose, including skimming devices and a card writing machine.
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Fujitsu completes Tassie emergency services upgrade
Mon, 9th Dec 2019
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outsourcing
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digital transformation
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fujitsu
It allows for real-time sharing of incident details, resource location, hazards, and warnings as well as status tracking between agencies.
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Victoria Police complete rollout of Motorola Solutions managed service
Wed, 19th Jun 2019
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motorola solutions
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Motorola Solutions completes rollout of new mobility service to Victoria Police, enhancing situational awareness and productivity.