Hourua partners with TCCA improving NZ emergency communications
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.
Taxpayers' Union slams NZ Police's Virtual Cop app
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.
Scrumconnect Consulting wins £12.75 million Ministry of Justice contract
Scrumconnect Consulting secures a £12.75m contract to exclusively manage the Ministry of Justice's Common Platform.
Gen Z & millennials: the most vulnerable to cybercrimes
Gen Z and millennials, the digital era's major users, are most at risk of falling prey to cybercrimes, a study suggests.
UK Police wasting 465 days on outdated manual processes
UK Police forces wasting time and money by relying on outdated processes to send speeding fine letters, says new report.
Tasmanian Government sees success with Telstra, Motorola Solutions partnership
Tasmania Police successfully test encrypted radio system in early access trial of Tasmanian Government Radio Network.
Whispir powers reporting tool for unsafe behaviour on public transport
Victoria police launch discreet reporting service for unwanted behaviour on public transport using Whispir technology.
Cybercrime in Aotearoa: How does New Zealand law define it?
‘Cybercrime’ is a term we hear all the time, but what exactly is it, and how does New Zealand define it in legal terms?.
Motorola Solutions to upgrade Taiwan’s police network
Motorola Solutions to upgrade Taiwan National Police Agency's communication network in $128m project. Increased coverage and new security features expected.
The ups and downs and runarounds of catching cybercriminals in NZ
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.
Binance appoints Jarek Jakubcek as Asia-Pacific head of intelligence & investigations
Binance hires former Europol cybercrime expert Jarek Jakubcek to lead efforts in taking down malicious actors in the Asian crypto ecosystem.
Review prompts police to halt plans to use facial recognition technology
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.
New book reveals massive flaws in Australian cybersecurity management
Cybercrime has been estimated to cost the Australian economy AUD$42 billion, according to a new book released by a UNSW cybersecurity expert.
The who’s who of NZ’s government & public cybersecurity agencies
NZ champions cyber defence amid rising tech innovation.
Trade Me hands less customer info over to authorities according to Transparency Report
Trade Me reduces customer data releases to Police and government agencies, with a 14% drop in requests from previous year.
Police IT disaster recovery a 'very high risk area', audit reveals
Police computer systems ill-prepared for major hack, pushing for more data powers, says audit. High risks identified. (110 characters).
Eden Park has now joined the SaferCities CCTV network
Eden Park joins SaferCities' vGRID CCTV network, allowing police and emergency services a live link to major events at New Zealand's national stadium.
NZ Police & research firm caught up in data breach
The firm believes that the breach could have compromised contact details of a number of people who have had contact with the police.
Spark, Vodafone and 2degrees team up with police and NZTA to tackle texting while driving
NZ agencies unite with telcos to curb driver phone use.
NZ Police trials digital assistant 'Ella', built by Soul Machines
NZ Police trials 'Ella', an AI digital agent, to enhance non-emergency services.
Card skimming tech seized in Auckland
Two people were arrested on charges of importing goods for a dishonest purpose, including skimming devices and a card writing machine.
Fujitsu completes Tassie emergency services upgrade
It allows for real-time sharing of incident details, resource location, hazards, and warnings as well as status tracking between agencies.
Victoria Police complete rollout of Motorola Solutions managed service
Motorola Solutions completes rollout of new mobility service to Victoria Police, enhancing situational awareness and productivity.
WA Police Force uses tech to build a case against criminals
The Western Australia Police Force (WAPF) has to process more than 2.8 terabytes of data for every case it investigates.