INVESTIGATORS AND PROSECUTORS TO BE TRAINED IN GUATEMALA ON CYBER CRIME
From March 27 to 29, 2012, Guatemala City will host a regional training workshop on investigative techniques in the area of cybercrime and electronic evidence, organized jointly by the Department of Justice of the United States, the Government of the Republic of Guatemala and the OAS General Secretariat, through the Department of Legal Cooperation of the Secretariat for Legal Affairs.
This event, which will include the participation of investigators and prosecutors of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and the Dominican Republic, is being carried out in compliance with one of the recommendations adopted at the Seventh Meeting of the Working Group on Cybercrime of the REMJA process (Meetings of Ministers of Justice or Other Ministers or Attorneys General of the Americas), which was held at OAS headquarters in February, 2012.
The event participants will have the opportunity to obtain training in new techniques mainly based research on computer forensics, as well as technical and legal aspects related to the collection and maintenance of electronic evidence.
This event in Guatemala is part of a larger cooperative program sponsored by the U.S. Government, through its Department of Justice and the OAS General Secretariat, which has held over 17 similar regional and sub regional events related to other equally important matters in combating cybercrime.
For more information visit the “Inter-American Cooperation Portal on Cyber-Crime"
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