First National Conference on Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics is being held on 4-5 September 2019 at Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Headquarters in New Delhi. It was inaugurated by CBI Director Rishi Kumar Shukla.
- The two-day conference covers one of the mandates of CBI which is to investigate crimes with inter-state and international ramifications.
- Its objective is to create a platform and bring together investigators, forensic experts, academia and lawyers to discuss challenges related to cybercrime and ways to find solutions.
- Cybercrimes pose unique challenges to law enforcement officers and such crimes are complex and require certain skills and forensic skills for detection.
- Its focus area is to create capacity building and to create a pool of competent investigators, judicial officers, prosecutors and digital forensic analysts who are digitally aware.