09/07/2021

The Ferret

ICO orders Police Scotland to raise standards at mobile phone labs

A new ICO report has found that Police Scotland has failed to meet mobile phone evidence gathering standards four years after the ICO advised them to make improvements. The report into Police Scotland’s digital forensic labs concluded the force “cannot demonstrate to externally validated standards that it is using extraction methods which produce reliable results.”  In related news, Futurescot reveals Holyrood has set up an independent advisory group to identify potential issues arising from emerging technologies in policing, such as cyber kiosks or body-worn video. 

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