Home     Employment     Members Only Login     Listserv     Contact Us     
Association for Prosecuting Attorneys, Prosecutors, District Attorney and National District Attorney
 APA Overview       Programs       Events       Press Room       Resources       Become a Member       Donate 
 In The News
  Posted on: Thursday, July 26, 2012
Justice Dept. Trains Prosecutors to Fight Cyberthreats (Washn)
WASHINGTON - Confronting a growing threat to national security, the Justice Department has begun training hundreds of prosecutors to combat and prosecute cyber-espionage and related crimes, according to senior department officials. The new training is part of a major overhaul following an internal review that pinpointed gaps in the department's ability to identify and respond to potential terrorist attacks over the Internet and to the rapidly growing crime of cyber-espionage, the officials said, describing it for the first time. In recent weeks, Justice has started training more than 300 lawyers in Washington and nearly 100 more across the country in the legal and technical skills needed to confront the increase in cyberthreats to national security. Justice officials would not release the cybersecurity review, but they said its conclusions led to the major realignment
Post a comment


Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)

Comments: (plain text only)

Recent Articles:
12/17/14   Bittersweet Holiday Tradition Helps Families Honor Crime Victims
12/16/14   Philadelphia District Attorney and APA Board Member Seth Williams Drops 45 Pounds To Help Fight ALS
12/15/14   Jefferson County Alabama District Attorney Creates New Unit With Eye on Corruption and White Collar Crime
12/12/14   Zimbabwe Swears In New Vice Presidents
12/11/14   The Mayor For Life
Search Archives:
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed


Legal Disclaimer | Notice of Federal Funding and Federal Disclaimer