global security solutions provider, iris, sponsors cyber crime conference
Cairo Hosts First Regional Conference on Cyber Crime
Under the auspices of Parliament Speaker, H.E. Dr. Ahmed Fathy Sorour, the first regional conference on cyber crime will occur on November 26-27, 2007 in Cairo, Egypt.
The regional conference will examine cyber crime in six different sessions over two days. Chairmen, moderators and participating speakers come from a broad range of international and professional backgrounds in criminal & judiciary law, telecommunications, information technology and smart card technology.Conference sponsor, IRIS Corporation Berhad, is a global security solution provider with core expertise in the area of securing government security documents. IRIS pioneered the world’s first electronic passport and national multiapplication smart card with the implementation of the Malaysian Electronic Passport in March 1998 and MyKAD, the Malaysian Government Multi Purpose Card in April 2001. These technologies are deployed in many countries across Asia, the Middle East and Africa regions. Bahrain was the first country in the Middle East to establish an electronic identification card and chose IRIS technology for their initiative.On 15 November 2007 - IRIS was honoured among the industry elite when its mobile terminal ST4ex has been named as the winner for the Best Identification application at the Sesame 2007 awards, held in conjunction with CARTES 2007, a world leading event in digital security.Topics on the agenda for the First Regional Conference on Cybercrime include: Current trends of cyber crime, Malaysia’s experience with electronic passports and the uses of smart card chips, the issues surrounding the legislation and enforcement of cyber crime. Specific subjects such as the role of public-private partnership and international cooperation to combat cyber crime, the need for a national legal framework to cover cyber crime, and the practical implementation of enforcing legislation will be explored.