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Cyprus Police to assign web-constables, Police Chief tells international conference on Cybercrime
CNA - Maria Koniotou - Nicosia 11/06/2018 16:20


Cyprus Police are planning to assign web-constables who will police the web in real time, Police Chief Zacharias Chrysostomou said on Monday, addressing the official opening of an international conference hosted in Cyprus on "Cybercrime Trends and Threats: European and International Dimensions."

Speaking also at the opening of the conference, Justice and Public Order Minister Ionas Nicolaou said that a Cyprus police web platform received in 2017 approximately 1000 complaints on issues concerning cybercrime, and that due to the important know-how obtained during the recent years, through a systematic training and an exchange of best practices and information with other states and organizations, law enforcement authorities in Cyprus have handled increased cases of child pornography.

The conference is attended by 241 delegates, out of whom 43 came from abroad a

(CNA)

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