INTERPOL has been fighting Cybercrime from their Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore since 2015.The main task is supporting member countries around the world in their ongoing investigations. In addition, the focus is on understanding current digital crime threats and looking forward to how new crimes may occur in the digital space. This is of an uncertain and unpredictable nature, and very often these threats are still underestimated by people and organizations.

Organized in cooperation with Medini Iskandar Malaysia and GBS ISKANDAR.

Assistant Director Timo Kansil will be giving a presentation on how the current cyber threat landscape is evolving and which counter measures are available. In particular,  partnerships with the private sector are of interest to INTERPOL in finding theses solutions.

Timo Kansil serves at INTERPOL in the capacity of Assistant Director of the Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI).  IGCI is based in Singapore and is INTERPOL's newly opened executive directorate that deals with cybercrime, capacity building, and innovation.  Timo Kansil was seconded to INTERPOL from the National Police of The Netherlands.

Before coming to Singapore, he served as Head of International Cooperation of The Netherlands National Police.  The first one to hold this position, he assisted the National Commissioner in bringing into effect the new strategy on international cooperation.

Previously, he served as Head of Strategy and Policy at the National Police Agency, holding responsibility for national and international information exchange and strategic intelligence.  Before he was Chief of Staff to the Chief Commissioner entrusted with The Netherlands EU Presidency in 2004; and a senior advisor at the Dutch Ministry of the Interior.

Timo Kansil holds a Master's degree in Political Science from the UvA University of Amsterdam and has received executive education at international schools including Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government.  He was a visiting fellow at The Netherlands School for Public Administration, and is the author of several scientific publications;  he also conducts training and lectures at renowned institutions.

Date:    Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Time:    10:00 - 12:00 hrs (noon)

Venue:  Medini @ Iskandar, Medini 6 Jalan Medini Sentral 5 79250 Nusajaya, Johor

Price (Inclusive of GST):  Members: RM 100 / Non - members: RM 125