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Protecting Information Privacy: TCPD Obtains ISO 27001, ISO 27701 Certifications

TCPD receives the ISO 27001 and 27701 certificatesWith a rich experience in the implementation of both cutting-edge tech solutions such as big data, AI, 5G, and IOT and related strategies such as public-private-partnership and living labs, the Taipei City Police Department (TCPD) further strengthened Taipei’s leadership role in smart city achievements by establishing the TCPD WORK SMART Platform and M-Police mobile devices.
 
The TCPD adopted smart solutions to expand online tool options for police forces, including: digitized record book system, digitized patrol box sign-in system, traffic violation and citation system. The agency’s latest innovation – the TCPD WORK SMART Platform and M-Police Mobile Device – allows quick check-in’s at patrol stops and simplifies the workflow of other day-to-day, routine duties for police officers.
 
While taking advantage of smart technologies, how to ensure the privacy of personal information becomes an inevitable challenge for the city government. In accordance with orders from Police Commissioner Yang Yuan-ming, TCPD created the TCPD WORK SMART Platform for mobile and smart applications, helping to integrate digital tools for law enforcement while ensuring the security of personal data of citizens.
 
To further strengthen data privacy protection, TCPD implemented the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Data Security Management System and acquired the ISO/IEC 27701:2019 certification. Through a management system which meets global standards, the agency enhances its capability to protect personal data privacy while carrying out police duties with the aid of modern information system and technologies.
 
Receiving the ISO 27001 and ISO 27701 certificates from BellCERT Group on December 27, Commissioner Yang remarked that 29 years of criminal investigation experience offers insights on how technology can assist in solving crimes. From fingerprint and DNA identification to digital surveillance systems, technological applications have already become key factors in fighting crimes for municipalities across the island. The two ISO certificates proves that TCPD is serious in building a security network that is more intelligent and more secure for its citizens.