CYBERJAYA, 6 November 2023 – CyberSecurity Malaysia Digital Forensics team led by Sarah
Khadijah Taylor has been acknowledged by INTERPOL for being the main key contributor to the
development of the INTERPOL Guidelines for Seizing Virtual Assets. The document was
launched during the 2nd INTERPOL New Technologies Forum Law Enforcement Conference,
officiated by the Bavarian State Minister of Justice, on 12th October 2023 in Nuremberg,
INTERPOL Guidelines for Seizing Virtual Assets provides, to its 194 member countries, a
comprehensive reference in the field of virtual assets investigation. Its scope encompasses the
entire process of seizing virtual assets, covering pre-process, during and post seizure process of
the virtual assets. As a result of the increase of reported offenses involving virtual assets, this
document highlighted for the prosecutors, judges, and law enforcement the procedure for
managing virtual assets evidence.
The Minister of Communications and Digital. YB Fahmi Fadzil said, “this is a proud achievement.
The acknowledgement by INTERPOL is a recognition of the competence of CyberSecurity
Malaysia’s digital forensic experts.
The ability of the experts proved to be successful in producing
innovative solutions in efforts to deal with and combat cyber threats and crimes in Malaysia. This
recognition has elevated the country’s standing in the highly competitive digital technology world,
which is currently undergoing significant challenges.”
CyberSecurity Malaysia has been a shining example behind the establishment of several
guidelines with practical and effective approach to assist cybercrime investigation in Malaysia.