INTERPOL holds first meeting for major events cybersecurity experts group

May 21, 2015

SINGAPORE – Global experts in sporting event security gathered at the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation to share best practices to create cybersecurity plans for major sporting and other events.

The two-day (20 and 21 May) meeting brought together some 12 experts from seven countries to identify ways in which the cyber environment poses security challenges to international sporting events, to develop and implement strategies to combat this threat, in addition to raising public awareness.

The meeting was held under the auspices of INTERPOL’s Project Stadia which is funded by Qatar and will culminate with the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

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