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Launch of Bulgarian Cybercrime Centre of Excellence

 

Bulgarian Cybercrime Centre of Excellence launch


Cheryl Baker, Head of UCD's Centre for Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigation, attended the official launch of the Bulgarian Cybercrime Centre of Excellence for Training, Research and Education. This centre aims to develop an effective regional model for cooperation between the law enforcement, industry, academia and the NGOs to combat and prevent cybercrimes.

The project is implemented by the International Cyber Investigation Training Academy with the support of the Bulgarian Ministry of Interior's Chief Directorate for Combating Organized Crime, UCD Centre for Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigation, 2CENTRE, Technical University of Sofia, International Agency for Crime Prevention and Security Policies, Microsoft Bulgaria and RSA, the Security Division of EMC.

The EU will contribute 90% of the two-year project cost under the programme Prevention of and Fight against Crime (ISEC).

The project has three main areas of focus: Bulgarian Cybercrime Centre accession to the European Network of Centres of Excellence for Training, Research and Education; establishment of a public-private partnership network for cybercrime prevention; training and knowledge exchange.

For more information visit http://press.mvr.bg/en/News/news130212_08.htm



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