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CIDG gets forensic hardware from US




CIDG gets forensic hardware from US
CIDG gets forensic hardware from US



http://newsinfo.inq7.net/breakingnews/metroregions/view_article.php?article_id=12307 

By Thea Alberto
INQ7.net
07/28/2006

The Philippine National Police (PNP) Criminal Investigation and Detection 
Group (cidg) received on Friday eight-million pesos' worth of computer 
forensic hardware and software from the United States Department of State 
Anti-terrorism Assistance Program.

US Ambassador to the Philippines Kristie Kenney personally turned over the 
"highly sophisticated" equipment to PNP Director General Oscar Calderon, 
according to a press statement.

The donation consists of forensic towers, mobile forensic laptops, cell 
and PDA seizure software, sim card seizure and image master software, 
among others, said the statement.

The gadgets are designed to help investigators decipher, collect and 
transport data from one computer to another, it added.

Director Jesus Verzosa, CIDG chief, said the donation is the second 
initiative of the US State Department to help the PNP fight cyber 
terrorism.

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