DOJ conducts cybercrime trainings with Council of Europe and Philippine Judicial Academy

22 June 2016

The Department of Justice Office of Cybercrime (OOC) conducted simultaneous cybercrime trainings on 15-22 June 2016 in Philippine Judicial Academy (PHILJA) Training Center, Tagaytay City, for law enforcers, prosecutors, public attorneys, and judges. This is in line with the Global Action against Cybercrime (GLACY) project in partnership with the Council of Europe (COE).

The specialized trainings focused on cyber-incident responses, cybercrime investigation, handling of electronic evidence, and international cooperation.

“The existence and emergence of crimes that exploits the use of technology to the detriment of our citizens is the reality that we have to face. We need to continuously capacitate our law enforcement authorities, prosecutors, public attorneys and judges to effectively enforce and implement our cybercrime laws,” said Secretary Emmanuel L. Caparas.

A judicial conference will be held on 23-24 June 2016, following the series of trainings, which will aim for the crafting of special set of rules of procedure that is set to answer the technological requirements of cybercrime prosecution and adjudication.

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