Police to discuss e-commerce issues

DUBAI - Dubai Police Academy will organise its first academic conference on "The legal and security aspects of e-commerce" from April 26 to 28, Colonel Ahmad Eid Al Mansouri, Deputy Director of Dubai Police Academy, said.

By Tarek Fleihan

Published: Wed 16 Apr 2003, 12:26 PM

Last updated: Wed 1 Apr 2015, 9:57 PM

Col. Al Mansouri made an announcement to this effect at a Press conference held yesterday in the presence of Dr Okasha Abdul A'Al, Dean of the Dubai Police Academy.

"The conference which is organised under the directives of General Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and UAE Minister of Defence, is aimed at discussing several topics related to current e-commerce issues," explained Col. Al Mansouri, noting that representatives from eight Arab countries will take part in the conference to present several researches on the conference theme.

Praising the efforts of Major-General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, Col. Al Mansouri said that various topics will be debated during the conference including the legal, security, and administrative aspects of e-commerce.

"The issue of cyber security emerged with the development of electronic communications, the conference will study the phenomena of cyber crimes as well as the utilisation of advanced techniques to crack down on such crimes," he observed, focusing on the importance of preserving the rights of costumers involved in cyber trade.

He revealed that the academy will start organising an annual academic conference on various topics pertaining to security and legal subjects, and added that many training courses are taking place at the academy along with advanced programmes for qualifying distinguished cadres.

Talking about the programmes of the academy, Dr Abdul A'Al explained that advanced courses are being introduced at the academy including courses on international trade.

He noted that most of these courses are based on specialised updated researches.

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