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UNODC Strengthens Law Enforcement Capabilities for Investigating Cybercrime in El Salvador

San Salvador, April 1 st, 2016. UNODC in coordination with the National Civil Police of El Salvador (PNC) delivered the training: Incidents Response, Digital Forensics and Open Source Intelligence. The training took place in San Salvador from March 28 th to April 1 st.

The objective of the training was to deliver knowledge and practical skills on responding to cybercrime incidents and on digital forensics. The sessions were focused on analyzing real cases, practical exercises and investigative and forensic techniques for cybercrime cases. Additionally, tools were provided to the participants in order to enhance theirs cybercrime investigation capabilities.

The instructors of the training were Mr. Alexis Brignoni and Ms. Princessa Brown, Special Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) It was attended by 4 investigators and 2 digital forensic examiners from the Cybercrime Unit, 6 digital forensic examiners from the Technical and Scientific Police Division, 6 investigators from the PNC Anti-Extortions Division, 1 analyst from PNC Information Analysis and Management Unit, and 4 prosecutors from the Attorney General's Office Unit of Prosecution Information Analysis.

Cybercrime poses a big challenge nationally and worldwide, for this reason it is essential that investigators, forensic examiners and prosecutors had advanced knowledge, skills and tools to effectively counter this specific type of crime.

The course was developed thanks to the financial resources provided by the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) of the Embassy of the United States in El Salvador under the project "Strengthening of the capacities of El Salvador National Police to effectively identify and investigate cybercrime cases", which is being implemented by UNODC.