This training course aimed to enhance the capacities of law enforcement agencies in Central Asia when investigating cross-border cases related to cybercrime or involving digital evidence and digital investigation. It also placed emphasis on IT and computer forensics as well as supporting investigators in networking at the regional level.
A five-day regional training course on combating cybercrime in Central Asia through computer forensics and investigating networks started today in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Some 15 law-enforcement representatives from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Tajikistan will take part in the course with an emphasis on computer forensics and the technical aspects of investigating cybercrime.
The event is co-organized by the Transnational Threats Department of the OSCE Secretariat in Vienna and the OSCE Centre in Bishkek, with the support of the OSCE Academy and the Kyrgyz Ministry of Interior.
The practical training, using European Cybercrime Training Education Group (ECTEG) material on computer forensics and network investigations was led by Raymond Genoe and Fergus Toolan from the Centre for Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigations at University College Dublin.