Yaroslav Yasinskyi, the forensic expert of the Department of phonoscopic, computer research and telecommunication studies of KFI, took part in the all-Ukrainian scientific and practical conference “Topical issues of counteraction to cybercrime and human trafficking.
The event was held at Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs with the support and participation of representatives of OSCE projects in Ukraine. The conference gathered more than a hundred participants, namely the staff of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the National Police of Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine, experts from research and expert forensic institutions and other people who are interested in countering cybercrime and human trafficking.
The participants of the event agreed that effective counteraction to the specified types of crimes should be complex. During the conference, the following issues were raised in the speeches:
- legal and organizational support for combating cybercrime and human trafficking;
- detection, prevention and investigation of human trafficking crimes committed with the use of information technology;
- criminal and legal, procedural and forensic aspects of counteraction; the use of information technologies and technical means;
- issues of staffing; study and application of international experience, etc.
Today, computer crimes are one of the most dynamic groups of socially dangerous encroachments. The rates of the spread of these crimes are rapidly increasing, and their social danger is constantly growing. The fight against cybercrime and human trafficking, in turn, is one of the top priorities for law enforcement agencies not only in Ukraine but also in the world.
Experts of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise are currently carrying out dozens of expertise related to cybercrime, as well as research related to the use of malicious software by criminals. In addition, forensic examinations and expert studies in the field of telecommunications systems and facilities remain extremely topical, and they address topical issues related to unauthorized access to telecommunications systems and individual information resources.