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Rajnath to inaugurate international police conference on cyber crime

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Indian will on Wednesday inaugurate a two-day Regional Conference of the of Chiefs of Police (IACP) here during which cyber crime, radicalisation and terrorism will be prime themes for discussion, an official statement said.

The conference "Challenges to Policing in 2020- How is Cyber Space shaping our approach to Cybercrime and Terrorism, how do we perform within it and take advantage of it" is being organised by the Regional Office (APWRO) of the in partnership with the

Rajiv Jain, as the of APWRO, is the host of the conference.

"The phenomenal growth and influence of cyber space and have opened new challenges in the field of policing in recent times. The conference is mainly focused on holding discussions about the growing interest of various terrorist groups and radical elements in exploiting the cyberspace and its advanced technologies for their various heinous crimes and nefarious designs," a statement said.

The Conference will provide a platform for top-level police executives, both national and international, to discuss and understand how Cyber Space is shaping approach towards cyber-crime and terrorism and also how to take advantage of it for better policing, the statement further said.

The conference will be attended by the President, IACP, Louis M Dekmar, senior Executives of the Headquarters, besides representatives from police organisations of the region, including Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Dubai, Fiji, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Nepal, South Korea, Sri Lanka, and

From within India, more than 35 heads of police forces of states and union territories besides chiefs of Central Police Organisations will also participate.

will deliver the keynote address.

In all, seven panel discussions would be held on subjects of current and future interest. The panelists, comprising specialists in their respective fields, are from US, and



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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 21:28 IST