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Trend Micro and Interpol join forces to combat cybercrime

Trend Micro Inc. this week announced its collaboration with Interpol to support global law enforcement programs against cybercrime.


June 26, 2013  


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Trend Micro Inc. this week announced its collaboration with Interpol to support global law enforcement programs 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,” the company said in a release.

“Due to the complexity of the cyber-threat landscape, cybercrime 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 prioritize 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.”

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.

Plans call for Trend Micro to deliver training programs to Interpol, government and/or police organizations in various participating countries, and major companies that manage basic infrastructure.

Training will encompass e-learning modules, classroom-based training sessions, workshops and/or professional certifications, based on overall goals and learning objectives.