Knyazev noted that introduction of new offices is a step towards expanding the Cyber Police Department and assisting other departments’ employees in solving high-tech crimes.
“The capabilities of the cyber police need to be developed and expanded in order to calculate the steps of criminals in advance. Therefore, additional positions will be introduced into the staff the cyber police, which provide for a new direction of work, new functions,” the head of National Police said.
Knyazev explains that in the era of development of information technology, cybercrime is gaining momentum. This type of crime can occur at the transnational level and can have significant consequences for the interests of the state and citizens.
He ordered the HR Department to prepare proposals to increase the number of employees of Cyber Police Department, and the heads of Departments of the criminal police unit and the Chief Investigation Department should determine which specialists they need.
As it was reported earlier, the cyber police of Ukraine launched a special operation “Pirates” to counter violation in copyright. According to the cyber police, in 2019, 100 pirate online cinemas were stopped. Administrators of these resources were exposed in Lviv and Zakarpattia regions and in Kyiv.