Cisco and INTERPOL join hands to fight cybercrime

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Cisco and international police organization INTERPOL announced an agreement to share threat intelligence in order to jointly fight cybercrime.

The main aim of the partnership is to develop a coordinated and focused approach to data sharing. This will allow for quick threat detection around the world – paving the way for future collaboration on training and knowledge sharing.

“INTERPOL’s agreement with Cisco provides us, and law enforcement in our 192 member countries, with access to important cyber-threat information which will help us not only detect attacks but also help prevent them,” said Noboru Nakatani, executive director of the Singapore-based INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI).

John N Stewart, chief security and trust officer at Cisco, said that visibility and comprehensive threat intelligence across the cyber domain are critical to enable detection, analysis, and protection against emerging threats.

Cisco blocks 19.7 billion threats a day through its Collective Security Intelligence, enabled by Cisco Talos, the security intelligence and research group.