Trend Micro to collaborate with Interpol against cybercrime
By Digital News Asia June 27, 2013
- Trend Micro to deliver training programmes to Interpol, govt and police organisations in participating countries
- To provide expertise and best practices to address emerging digital crime at national and international levels
SECURITY solutions company Trend Micro Inc has announced a collaboration with Interpol to support global law enforcement programmes against cybercrime.
Today’s cyber threats are becoming increasingly more targeted and sophisticated with criminal networks operating across the world, coordinating complex attacks against targets in a matter of minutes, Trend Micro said in a statement.
Due to the complexity of the cyber-threat landscape, investigations are profoundly different in nature to traditional crime, requiring high-level technical expertise and large-scale cross-jurisdictional investigations.
It is essential that law enforcement prioritise resources, build cross-jurisdictional and cross-sectorial collaboration in addition to developing the technical expertise, tools and infrastructure required to effectively combat threats and eventually enhance digital security, the company added.
Interpol, which has 190 member countries, enables police around the world to work together to make the world a safer place.
In response, Interpol is establishing the Interpol Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) in Singapore in 2014, which will be the centre of excellence for cybercrime toward facilitating international cooperation.
The IGCI will seek to implement an alliance with multi-stakeholders, including Internet security specialists from the private sector, to leverage their respective expertise and resources for the benefit of global law enforcement agencies fighting cybercrime.
Trend Micro said it will support Interpol with its expertise in mitigating cyber threats. On June 21, Trend Micro chief executive officer Eva Chen met with Interpol Secretary General Ronald K. Noble in Lyon, France to discuss the parameters of this endeavour.
The company said it will deliver training programmes to Interpol, government and/ or police organisations in various participating countries, and major companies that manage basic infrastructure, with corresponding expertise and best practices to address emerging digital crime at the national and international level.
Training will encompass e-learning modules, classroom-based training sessions, workshops and/ or professional certifications, based on overall goals and learning objectives.
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