OSCE trains Kazakhstan's prosecutors on countering cybercrime
ASTANA. KAZINFORM An OSCE-supported training seminar on countering cybercrime in Kazakhstan with a focus on detecting, preventing and disclosing cybercrime, countering fraud in electronic banking and computer forensics, started on Thursday in Astana.
The two-day event is being co-organized by the OSCE Centre in Astana and the Institute of the Prosecutor General's Office and aims at enhancing their capacity to prosecute cases of cybercrime. It brought together some 40 prosecutors from across Kazakhstan.
National and international experts will inform participants about the best practices and techniques related to cybercrime investigation and prosecution, anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism, the OSCE Astana Centre said.
"Sharing experiences and learning about advanced international practices is essential to enhancing the capabilities to combat cybercrime and to effectively addressing this contemporary security threat," said Jeannette Kloetzer, Deputy Head of the OSCE Centre in Astana. "The OSCE pays special attention to ensuring that efforts aimed at strengthening cybersecurity are in line with the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, including transparent and democratic Internet governance."
Ulugbek Patsayev, Head of the Special Prosecutors Department at the Prosecutor General's Office, said that the training seminar will enable prosecutors to better deal with violations of the law in cyberspace.
The training seminar is part of the OSCE Centre's activities in combatting transnational threats, money laundering, financing of terrorism, and preventing the abuse of the Internet for criminal purposes.
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