CRA-hosted training workshop in Qatar focuses on Domain Name System crime investigation

CRA-hosted training workshop in Qatar focuses on Domain Name System crime investigation
The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA), in conjunction with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), hosted a training workshop on Oct. 11 in Qatar to help senior technical officials and law enforcement officers gain critical skills for use in investigating cybercrime.
 
Dr. Richard Lamb, senior program manager DNSSEC, ICANN, led the workshop, which provided those in attendance with strategies, techniques and tools to identify abuses of the Domain Name System (DNS). The workshop featured demonstrations and hands-on exercises so that attendees could better understand the methodology behind DNS crime investigation.
 
“CRA takes cybersecurity matters very seriously, and through such strategic training workshops we intend to build capacity among relevant agencies and technical professionals to equip them with the required skills and knowledge to intercept and block any DNS-related cyber-crimes and to enhance their familiarity with internet protocols,” Faisal Al-Shuaibi, CRA spokesperson, said.
 
Workshop attendees included representatives from CRA, Ministry of Transportation and Communications, Ministry of Interior, Public Prosecutor, QCERT, Qatar Armed Forces, Q-Post, Ooredoo, Woqod, Qatar Electricity and Water Company, Oryx GTL, Qatar Petroleum, Commercial Bank, Qatar Petrochemical Company, Qatar International Islamic Bank, and Kahramaa.

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Communications Regulatory Authority - Qatar Al Dafna, Doha, Qatar Doha, Doha

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