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National ANPR Standards for Policing and Law Enforcement

These standards articulate the requirements with which the police and other Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA) must comply to access the National ANPR Capability (NAC). This document includes a description of the legal basis for ANPR as well as the applicability of these standards. The standards comprise three main sections: Data Standards, Infrastructure Standards and Data Access and Management Standards.

Published 01/11/2020
Authoring body: Home Office
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National standards for compliance and audit of law enforcement ANPR

This document contains information on the auditing of ANPR systems, including audits of data standards, infrastructure, data access and management, and local systems.

Published 01/09/2020
Authoring body: Home Office
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National ANPR Technical Standards

This document prescribes the technical specifications for data within the National ANPR Service (NAS). The information within this document is intended to support compliance and consistency in the operation and management of NAS by the police and other law enforcement organisations.

Published 01/05/2021
Authoring body: Home Office
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Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) Standards

DAMS has been identified as a critical capability for the management and use of digital material within policing. This infographic describes the DAMS lifecycle, providing a high level explanation of the design, development and implementation stages of delivering a DAMS system. The supporting documents referred to in this document are currently going through a review and refresh. 

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Authoring body: College of Policing
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Archiving of records in the public interest APP

This APP provides context for forces using the Information and Records Management Code of Practice to enable them to develop nationally consistent approach to identifying the proper regime of management and archiving for information records.

This guidance helps forces with the identification of records for long-term archiving and advises on how those records should be managed throughout their lifecycle, again securing consistency of approach.

Compliance with the Code and APP should help to increase the public’s confidence in how their information is handled.

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Authoring body: College of Policing (CoP)
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Records Management Code of Practice

The Code provides high-level standards for information and records management (in the form of seven principles), as well as other supporting standards, such as personnel and organisational capabilities. It will also drive consistency in the way that forces manage their information and records.

 

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Authoring body: College of Policing (CoP)
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Live Facial Recognition APP

Guidance for the overt deployment of live facial recognition technology to locate persons on a Watchlist. This is currently in draft format and is to be circulated to external stakeholders for consultation prior to submission to National Standards Assurance Board for publication on the platform.

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Authoring body: College of Policing (CoP)
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Interoperability between Social Services / Health / Police

A project is underway to better automate the current manual data sharing for multi-agency safeguarding hubs, including the creation of data sharing agreement, data impact assessments, information assurance levels and data structures.

Published 01/11/2021
Authoring body: Contact NS team for details
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Procurement policy notes

This collection brings together all procurement policy notes, providing guidance on best practice for public sector procurement, to better enable policing to have a consistent approach to the purchase of digital, data and technology solutions.

Published 01/10/2021
Authoring body: Cabinet Office / Crown Commercial Services (CCS)
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Open Web Application Security Project Top Ten (OWASP)

The OWASP Top 10 is a standard awareness document for developers and web application security. It represents a broad consensus about the most critical security risks to web applications.

Organisations adopting this document should start the process of ensuring that their web applications minimize these risks. Using the OWASP Top 10 is an effective first step towards changing the software development culture within an organisation into one that produces more secure code.

Published 01/01/2021
Authoring body: Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
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