Cyprus police organize international conference on cybercrime and digital threats

Cyprus police will host an international conference on cybercrime and digital threats titled Cybercrime Trends and Threats: European and International Dimensions.

The seminar ( will take place between 11-12 June at the Filoxenia Conference Centre in Nicosia.

In a message ahead of the seminar, the Chief of the Cyprus Police Zacharias Chrysostomou points out that contemporary police organisations operate in rapidly changing and complex environments in which, advancements in technology and emergence of novel types of crime and tactics constitute the primary challenges.

Such being the case, the Cyprus Police, in an attempt to contribute to the further understanding of technology-enabled crime and digital threats, organize its third international police conference, is under the auspices of the President of the Republic Nikos Anastasiades.

The Conference is expected to amalgamate practice and theory by bringing together key speakers from both strands of domains; that is, academia and operational entities. Key-note speakers will include, amongst others, leading members of European and International organisations, such as EUROPOL, CEPOL, INTERPOL, FRONTEX, the F.B.I. and others, practitioners from law enforcement agencies, heads of Services from the European Commission and the Council of Europe as well as distinguished academics and researchers from numerous Universities, who have expertise in the area of cyber-crime.

Moreover, the Conference intends to facilitate the discussion on and exchange of, cybercrime topics and counter-digital crime experiences, respectively. In all, and provided that the speakers and guests will derive from various backgrounds, areas of expertise, and territories across the globe, it is anticipated that the Conference will explore a substantial part of cybercrime’s depth and breadth.

Cyprus Chief of the Police as well as Justice and Public Order Minister, the Attorney General and CEPOL Deputy Director will address the first day of the Conference.

Source: Cyprus News Agency