Fighting Against Cybercrime

On May 23, with the support of the NATO-Georgia Professional Development Programme the course in fighting against cybercrime commenced at the State Prosecutor’s office. Ms. Rosaria Puglisi, the head of the NATO Liaison Office in Georgia opened the course together with Mr. Giorgi Gogadze Deputy Prosecutor and Mr. Mike Grant, Resident Legal Advisor from US Department of Justice.​
The aim of the course is to establish and align the common practices in fighting against cybercrime and share the international experience. This highly practical training will provide participants with the knowledge and skills about Cybercrime investigative techniques, challenges and strategies for presenting and using electronic evidence in court, using digital evidence to prove cases. As well as emerging issues in the field such as investigations related to cryptocurrencies and social Networks.
The course is distinguished as it marks the first collaboration between the NATO-Georgia Professional Development Programme and US Embassy in Georgia. It is a fair example of joint effort, two donor organizations coming together to serve the common cause - fighting the cybercrime in the country.

The audience of the course is comprised with the representatives of the different, relevant government organizations, such as: Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Internal Affairs, State Security Service of Georgia and the Ministry of Finance. 6 prosecutors from different regions of Georgia are also attending the course.