According to INTERPOL, cybercrime knows no borders and evolves at a rapid pace. Cybercrime has been on the rise especially in the wake of Covid-19 when many organizations have been forced to move their operations online as a result of containment measures.
AGA-Africa strives to tool law enforcement officers with the skills to fight this growing crime which poses a great risk to governments, businesses and individuals.
In conjunction with the Criminal Investigation Department and Cybercrime Unit, Ghana Police Service, AGA-Africa organized a second 4-day Digital Forensics and Evidence Virtual Workshop from the 14th – 17th December 2020. The workshop brought together investigators from all over Ghana who are involved in cybercrime investigations from the CID and Cybercrime Units.
The training was officially opened by Markus Green Esq. AGA-Africa Board Member and Maame Hagan, AGA-Africa Country Coordinator for Ghana, AGA-Africa Country Coordinator for Ghana.
Participating in the insightful and eye opening workshop was Stefan Englbrecht, Lead Investigator, Verizon VTRAC Team, Cyber Security professional Alex Osunga who works at @iLabAfrica from Kenya and Dr. Herbert Gustav Yankson, Assistant Commissioner of Police and Director Cybercrime Unit, Ghana Police Service.
AGA-Africa Country Coordinator for Ghana, AGA-Africa Board Member and Maame Hagan brought the illuminating 4-day workshop to a close.