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[ISN] INTERPOL Set To Open Global Cybercrime Center In 2014
By Kelly Jackson Higgins
Feb 03, 2012
CANCUN, MEXICO -- Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit 2012 -- One of the
many challenges faced by law enforcement worldwide in investigating
cybercrime cases is the ability to efficiently share intelligence among
different nations and to disseminate it to the appropriate local police
Michael Moran, director of cybersecurity and cybercrime for INTERPOL,
says the planned opening of the INTERPOL Global Complex in Singapore in
2014 is crucial to improving global cooperation among law enforcement.
Moran says the organization is working on putting in place a secure
online presence for police worldwide to work together on cybercrime
cases, which often crisscross multiple regions and geographic
"The Confickr Working Group report called for a formalization to do
these jobs. We are trying to achieve that in Singapore," Moran said
yesterday in a presentation here at the Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst
Summit 2012. This would formalize and better coordinate investigations
of cybercrime among law enforcement worldwide including the FBI, U.S.
Secret Service, academia, and vendors.
Today, local police forces aren't typically, nor do they have the
resources and expertise to move forward on cybercrime cases, Moran said.
"They can't afford to pay the young geeks" who have the expertise.
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