IBM, Alibaba among others to be represented at INTERPOL meeting on countering cybercrime

Senior figures from the public and private sectors, including finance, telecommunications and information (IT) security will be taking part in a high level dialogue on countering cyber and financial crime organized by INTERPOL.

Following the recent global ransomware attacks, the two-day meeting, set for July 12 – 13, 2017, in Lyon, France will provide a forum for an exchange of information and ideas on preventing cyber-enabled financial crimes and social engineering frauds to enhance virtual security.

The INTERPOL High Level Dialogue on Countering Cyber and Financial Crime meeting will have breakout working groups which will enable participants to hold in-depth discussions and direct exchanges focusing on cooperation between law enforcement and the financial, and Internet and telecom sectors.

In addition to the opening addresses by INTERPOL President Meng Hongwei and Secretary General Jürgen Stock, the plenary sessions featuring senior officials from the US Department of Justice, IBM, Team Cymru, Alibaba, UBS, Security Brokers and Ant Financial Services.