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GCTF Virtual Conference on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Date: October 6, 2021

Event: Combating Cybercrime through International Law Enforcement Collaboration

Co-host: The United States, Taiwan and Japan

Content of Workshop: AIT Deputy Director Jeremy Cornforth, Deputy Foreign Minister Harry Ho-jen Tseng, Interior Minister Kuo-Young Hsu, and Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Chief Representative Hiroyasu Izumi participated in a virtual Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) workshop titled “Combating Cybercrime through International Law Enforcement Collaboration.” In his opening remarks, Deputy Director Cornforth highlighted, “Cybersecurity is a shared challenge that requires a whole-of-society approach. We must work with our partners like Taiwan and Japan to take a proactive and comprehensive approach to reduce cybercrime and protect our citizens … Cybersecurity is national security, and the Biden Administration is taking key measures to prioritize and elevate cybersecurity by strengthening technology supply chains, hardening critical infrastructure, and expanding international cooperation to hold accountable nations who harbor ransomware criminals. Although Taiwan is prevented from participating meaningfully in Interpol and many other international organizations, today’s event will highlight the many ways that Taiwan is sharing its expertise with the international community as well as how the global cyber community shares lessons with Taiwan to tackle the shared challenge of cybercrime.”

Key Attendees: AIT Deputy Director Jeremy Cornforth, MOFA Deputy Minister Harry Ho-jen Tseng, Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Chief Representative Hiroyasu Izumi

Number of Participating Countries: 32

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