Topic: Public safety

London’s police officers use Microsoft Azure to fight crime

London’s police officers use Microsoft Azure to fight crime
By Lindsay James | 01 December 2016

The Metropolitan Police are using Azure to store and review footage from body worn cameras

How technology is revolutionising law enforcement

How technology is revolutionising law enforcement
By Guest | 03 November 2016

Law enforcement agencies are increasingly turning to cloud and mobile solutions to enhance the safety of citizens in a secure and efficient way, explains Eric Basha from Microsoft

Microsoft's Eric Basha explains the benefits of using cloud and mobile solutions in law enforcement

Microsoft showcases law enforcement solutions at IACP conference

Microsoft showcases law enforcement solutions at IACP conference
By Sean Dudley | 18 October 2016

Event in San Diego highlights the number of organisations using the Azure Government platform

Miami-Dade Police Department boosts public trust with new solutions

Miami-Dade Police Department boosts public trust with new solutions
By Sean Dudley | 15 September 2016

Body-worn cameras and Citizens On Patrol app builds closer ties with communities in Florida County

Microsoft enters security agreement with Oregon CJIS Systems Agency

Microsoft enters security agreement with Oregon CJIS Systems Agency
By Sean Dudley | 12 September 2016

State and local law enforcement able to use Office 365, Azure and CRM for Government

Accenture to help Met Police improve its digital practices

Accenture to help Met Police improve its digital practices
By Sean Dudley | 15 March 2016

Company’s application management services to help boost digital interaction with citizens

The biggest trends for forward-looking cities

The biggest trends for forward-looking cities
By Jacqui Griffiths | 03 March 2016

Digitisation, tourism, transportation and public safety are trending for forward-looking cities, says Microsoft’s Paul Hart

Microsoft’s Paul Hart outlines the impact of digitisation, tourism and public safety

US Department of Defense to upgrade to Windows 10 in 2016

US Department of Defense to upgrade to Windows 10 in 2016
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 February 2016

Four million devices and IT systems to be upgraded to boost cyber security

Microsoft creates proof-of-concept portal for military

Microsoft creates proof-of-concept portal for military
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 February 2016

Cloud-based portal could be used to help plan, monitor and execute military operations

Naval defence expert DCNS selects DS’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform

Naval defence expert DCNS selects DS’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform
By Sean Dudley | 08 February 2016

Platform to aid design, engineering and construction of company’s naval defence solutions

New network created to help public sector organisations fight cybercrime

New network created to help public sector organisations fight cybercrime
By Lindsay James | 13 November 2015

CyAN brings together the expertise of nine independent consultants


Taser International joins Microsoft to deliver law enforcement solution

Taser International joins Microsoft to deliver law enforcement solution
By Lindsay James | 02 November 2015

The partnership will result in a trusted cloud solution for law enforcement agencies across the globe

Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit: tackling cyber threats head on

Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit: tackling cyber threats head on
By Lindsay James | 30 October 2015

Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit is poised to ensure justice and to ensure solutions are inherently secure

Increasing transparency through bodyworn cameras

Increasing transparency through bodyworn cameras
By Sean Dudley | 26 October 2015

Genetec’s Pervez Siddiqui explains the benefits of using bodyworn cameras


Middle East homeland security market to grow significantly

Middle East homeland security market to grow significantly
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 September 2015

Middle East’s overall spending on homeland security to hit US$34 billion per year by 2020

The new police report: exploring the use of body-worn cameras

The new police report: exploring the use of body-worn cameras
By Guest | 12 August 2015

Public calls for accountability are seeing the use of body-worn cameras rise in police forces worldwide. Thanks to technology advances around data storage, they’re also a cost-effective option

Public calls for accountability are seeing the use of body-worn cameras rise in police forces worldwide

Serving the citizen with the power of the cloud

Serving the citizen with the power of the cloud
By Sean Dudley | 22 June 2015

Hear from Christian Morin at Genetec about the benefits cloud computing can bring to the public sector

Dynamics CRM improves criminal investigations at Durham Constabulary

Dynamics CRM improves criminal investigations at Durham Constabulary
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 May 2015

UK police force gains 'outstanding' rating after consolidating systems with Microsoft platform

Defend and protect: empowering workers with actionable insight

Defend and protect: empowering workers with actionable insight
By Guest | 28 April 2015

Defence operations rely on swift communication and actionable intelligence to enable timely, efficient and informed decisions. Microsoft is delivering the capabilities that empower defence workers to be their best. Jacqui Griffiths reports

Microsoft is delivering the capabilities that empower defence workers to make timely and informed decisions

Microsoft helps launch new urban infrastructure initiative

Microsoft helps launch new urban infrastructure initiative
By Sean Dudley | 24 March 2015

CityWorks will see solutions tested in Chicago with a view to improving cities around the world

AccuWeather helps Lowe’s deliver vital services in extreme weather conditions

AccuWeather helps Lowe’s deliver vital services in extreme weather conditions
By Sean Dudley | 19 March 2015

Microsoft Azure and SQL helps provide accurate, site-specific and customised warnings 

The Defence Special Edition of OnWindows is now available

The Defence Special Edition of OnWindows is now available
By Rebecca Lambert | 11 February 2015

Printed copies of the magazine will be available exclusively at IDEX 2015

Rob Bernard on sustainability, smart cities and Microsoft CityNext

Rob Bernard on sustainability, smart cities and Microsoft CityNext
By Rebecca Lambert | 02 January 2015

As Microsoft’s first chief environmental strategist, Rob Bernard has helped his company become a more sustainable business. Now, he’s taking on a new challenge, which involves bringing together Microsoft’s corporate sustainability practice with its CityNext efforts

Microsoft chief environmental and cities strategist Rob Bernard explains how he plans to build on the success of Microsoft CityNext

Bridging the gap between Detecta and local neighbourhoods in São Paulo

Bridging the gap between Detecta and local neighbourhoods in São Paulo
By Rebecca Lambert | 11 December 2014

A neighbourhood association in São Paulo is working with Genetec to install a security system that links with local cameras and the Microsoft Detecta platform

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service rolls outs Dynamics CRM

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service rolls outs Dynamics CRM
By Guest | 20 October 2014

Nationwide fire and rescue service deploys tailored case management system to ensure regulatory compliance and improve internal processes

Unifying city-wide surveillance systems to enhance city-wide operations

Unifying city-wide surveillance systems to enhance city-wide operations
By Guest | 15 October 2014

Pervez Siddiqui at Genetec explains how cities can take a collaborative approach to improve the safety and security of their citizens

Pervez Siddiqui at Genetec explains how cities can take a collaborative approach to improve the safety and security of their citizens

Swan Island Networks releases new edition of TIES for Microsoft CityNext

Swan Island Networks releases new edition of TIES for Microsoft CityNext
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 July 2014

New Microsoft Azure-based solution aims to help governments and non-governmental organisations to improve emergency response 

Police department leaves no place for criminals to hide

Police department leaves no place for criminals to hide
By Amber Stokes | 09 July 2014

The Bloomington Police Department in the US recently implemented the NC4 Street Smart solution to improve information sharing. Amber Stokes finds out how it is helping to fight crime

The NC4 Street Smart solution is helping the Bloomington Police Department to fight crime. Amber Stokes finds out more

Finding new and better ways to share information to help make cities safer

Finding new and better ways to share information to help make cities safer
By Amber Stokes | 08 July 2014

Public safety and justice organisations need better and timelier access to information to help them deliver improved services to their growing cities. Amber Stokes reports

Public safety and justice organisations need better and timelier access to information to help them deliver improved services to their growing cities

Motorola Solutions to improve New Orleans' emergency response system

Motorola Solutions to improve New Orleans' emergency response system
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 June 2014

Orleans Parish Communication District to add texting capabilities to recently adopted computer-aided dispatch system

Drone maker senseFly uses Surface Pro tablets for humanitarian missions

Drone maker senseFly uses Surface Pro tablets for humanitarian missions
By Karen McCandless | 06 June 2014

Microsoft's tablet devices used by Swiss company to help with humanitarian effort after Haiti earthquake and Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department chooses Office 365

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department chooses Office 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 May 2014

Unified platform meets the FBI's privacy and security requirements and streamlines communications