Major cybersecurity conference in Brazil

Nov. 14, 2006 at 10:05 AM
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BRASILIA, Brazil, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Hundreds of computer specialists in fields varying from cyber forensics to digital law met in Brazil to discuss the Internet and Terrorism, among other things.

The gathering was the Third International Conference on Cyber Crime, held in Brasilia Nov. 6-9. reported on its Web site Nov. 13 that among the law enforcement organizations that sent members to the conference were INTERPOL, EUROPOL, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Canadian Mounted Police, Spain's Guardia Civil, Australia's Federal Police, the Federal Police of Brazil, Italy's Federal Police, Finland's Federal Police, the Netherlands' Federal Police, the Federal Police of Mexico, the National Police of Japan, Canada's Toronto Metropolitan Police, Britain's SOCA-e-crime and the U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security and the U.S. Secret Service.

The event was held in conjunction with the First International Conference on Forensic Computer Science.

Brazil's Department of Federal Police and the National Institute of Crime Investigation helped sponsor the conference.

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