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Group IB, INTERPOL sign data exchange agreement

Group IB, INTERPOL sign data exchange agreement

Group IB, the cyber-security firm that uncovered the BadRabbit ransomware attacks in October, has signed a threat-exchange agreement with INTERPOL.

The deal will have the two organisations supply each other with cyber-threat intelligence with Group IB giving information on emerging and known cyber-security issues and cyber-attacks as they take place. This will help expedite the identification of trends and malicious attacks.

The first such exchange of information took place almost immediately with Group IB handing over additional research it conducted on the recent BadRabbitattacks, Group IB told SC Media in an emailed statement.

“To effectively combat today’s cyber-threats, cooperation between the public and private sectors is essential,” said Noboru Nakatani, executive director of INTERPOL’s Global Complex for Innovation. “INTERPOL’s agreement with Group-IB is an important step in our ongoing efforts to ensure law enforcement worldwide has access to the information they need to address the scale and

Read more at: https://www.scmagazineuk.com/news/group-ib-interpol-sign-data-exchange-agreement/article/705129/

Kaspersky Lab signs threat intelligence sharing agreement with INTERPOL

INTERPOL

In a fight against cyber crime, Kaspersky Lab signed a threat intelligence sharing agreement with INTERPOL.

Kaspersky’s experts have regularly cooperated with INTERPOL to share fresh cyber threat discoveries with police in its member countries.

The antivirus and internet security software company participated in a groundbreaking INTERPOL-led cybercrime operation that identified nearly 9,000 botnet command and control (C2) servers and hundreds of compromised websites, including government portals, across the ASEAN region.

Kaspersky Lab has also previously assisted in a global operation coordinated by the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) in Singapore to disrupt the Simda criminal botnet – a network of over 770,000 infected PCs around the world.

INTERPOL has helped Kaspersky Lab experts to test and improve a free open-source tool that enables quicker and easier cyber threat research.

Anton Shingarev, vice-president for public affairs of Kaspersky Lab, said: “Sharing intelligence is vital in tackling today’s ever-growing threat landscape

Read more at: http://www.softwaretestingnews.co.uk/kaspersky-lab-signs-threat-intelligence-sharing-agreement-interpol/

BT and Interpol sign data-sharing agreement to fight cyber crime – BT

BT today announced that it has become the first telecommunications provider to sign a data exchange agreement with INTERPOL as it continues to step up its efforts to combat the growing incidence of cyber-crime across the globe.

The accord, signed at the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) in Singapore, provides a framework for threat information exchange focusing on data relating to criminal trends in cyber-space, emerging and known cyber-threats and malicious attacks.

[Read more: How to prevent ransomeware and what to do if you are affected]

The mutual data sharing agreement will foster even greater co-operation between the two parties as they continue their fight to protect families, consumers, businesses and governments against the rising tide of cyber-crime.

BT’s threat intelligence experts will provide the IGCI with their knowledge and unique insight into the evolving global threat landscape, helping INTERPOL in its efforts to identify and take action against cyber-criminals operating

Read more at: http://home.bt.com/tech-gadgets/tech-news/bt-interpol-cyber-crime-data-sharing-agreement-11364217604244

Putin approves major international agreement targeting cyber-crime


 Dado RuvicRussia prepares new UN anti-cybercrime convention – report

The presidential order on accepting the Russian government’s proposal to join the cooperation agreement on fighting crime in the sphere of digital technology was posted on the official Russian web portal for legal information on Monday.

In the course of treaty negotiations, the Russian Interior Ministry should be allowed to introduce changes to the document that are not of fundamental character,” reads a part of the order.

The first agreement on cooperation in countering cybercrime was signed in the Belarusian capital Minsk in 2001. Now that more than a decade has passed it is obvious that the document needs adjustments and in late 2014 the

Read more at: https://www.rt.com/politics/401172-putin-approves-major-international-agreement/

Putin approves major international agreement targeting cyber-crime …


 Dado RuvicRussia prepares new UN anti-cybercrime convention – report

The presidential order on accepting the Russian government’s proposal to join the cooperation agreement on fighting crime in the sphere of digital technology was posted on the official Russian web portal for legal information on Monday.

In the course of treaty negotiations, the Russian Interior Ministry should be allowed to introduce changes to the document that are not of fundamental character,” reads a part of the order.

The first agreement on cooperation in countering cybercrime was signed in the Belarusian capital Minsk in 2001. Now that more than a decade has passed it is obvious that the document needs adjustments and in late 2014 the

Read more at: https://www.rt.com/politics/401172-putin-approves-major-international-agreement/

Europol and Brazil sign strategic agreement to combat cyber-crime

Rob Wainwright, Europol director

On Tuesday, Brazil and Europol signed a strategic agreement to work more closely together to combat cyber-crime and other cross-border crime.

 

The agreement allows for the exchange of general strategic intelligence and strategic technical and operational information, with the exception of personal data. It will enable cooperation in several important areas in addition to cyber-crime such as migrant smuggling, drug trafficking and money laundering.

 

A Brazilian liaison officer is to be seconded to Europol under the terms of the agreement, which was signed by Europol director Rob Wainwright and Leandro Coimbra, director general of the Brazilian Federal Police.

 

This new level of cooperation will be important for tackling priority crime areas affecting the European Union and Brazil.

Read more at: https://www.scmagazineuk.com/europol-and-brazil-sign-strategic-agreement-to-combat-cyber-crime/article/649989/