Rwanda police host cyber crime workshop
SECURITY| April 17, 2012, 10:54 a.m.
The Rwanda National Police service is hosting training to improve cyber crime fighting skills in the region.
The three-day workshop, arranged by Interpol, is being attended by officers from Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
The second workshop of its nature, the workshop is described as a high value, hands on and participatory workshop for the Eastern Africa Region.
It was organized to enhance the capacity of police officers to fight against cyber crimes. The workshop is designed to equip participants with essential understanding and new skills to combat cyber crimes.
After three days participants will be able to undertake investigations and prosecutions of cyber crime cases.
Speaking at the opening of the workshop, the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP), Stanley Nsabimana said that the Interpol cyber crime workshop was an opportunity of sharing best practices in cyber crime investigations.
“The workshop will facilitate discussing and laying down strategies of investigating cyber crime and other related offences”, DIGP Nsabimana said.
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