Iranian, Algerian Cyber Police Chiefs Vow to Boost Cooperation

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian cyber police chief and his Algerian counterpart in a meeting in Tehran explored avenues for the expansion of mutual cooperation, and the exchange of experiences on cyber security.

Iranian, Algerian Cyber Police Chiefs Vow to Boost Cooperation

During the meeting held in Tehran on Wednesday, General Kamal Hadianfar briefed the Algerian counterpart Colonel Abdolqader Mostafavi on Iranian cyber police's performance.

He pointed to impacts of cyber crimes on a large number of world countries, and stated, “The confrontation with cyber crimes is not possible without international cooperation.”

The Algerian cyber police chief  too, for his part asked for exchange of information and experience, as well as joint training workshops for the officers working in cyber security field in both countries, which was accepted by General Hadifar.

Hadianfar had said on August 13 that the country’s cyber police unit has seen dramatic improvement since it was established about two years ago.

“During this period (of two years), the cyber police was established in all (Iranian) provinces."

He also stated that Iran’s cyber police unit is capable of detecting more than 74% of cyber-related crimes across the country.

In January 2011, Iran's cyber police unit was launched as part of an effort to confront Internet crimes and protect national interests.

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