OREANDA-NEWS. INTERPOL and Sberbank’s subsidiary BI.ZONE have reached a new level of cooperation by signing a formal agreement to substantially enhance and extend collaboration in the global fight against cybercrime.

The comprehensive agreement will see BI.ZONE providing ongoing support to INTERPOL in its fight against cybercrime and sharing threat intelligence data pertaining to criminal trends in cyberspace, malicious cyberthreats and organised cybercrime.

“The agreement between INTERPOL and BI.ZONE is a giant step forward in our joint fight against global cybercrime. By pooling our efforts and resources with INTERPOL, we have made one step further toward our common goal – a safer digital space,” said Stanislav Kuznetsov, Deputy Chairman of Sberbank’s Executive Board. 

“In the era of global digital transformation, the issue of cybercrime comes to the forefront of our everyday agenda. Given these conditions, international public-private cooperation becomes a ‘must’ for successful mitigation of the cybercrime threat,” said Dmitry Samartsev, CEO of BI.ZONE.

“The cyberthreat landscape is constantly evolving, growing in both scale and complexity. Cooperation between law enforcement and the private sector is key to effectively tackling this phenomenon,” emphasised Mr Noboru Nakatani, Executive Director of the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI). “INTERPOL’s agreement with BI.ZONE signals a significant step forward in our ongoing efforts to ensure that police around the world have access to the information they need to combat cyberthreats,” added Mr Nakatani.

BI.ZONE LLC is a visionary Russian cybersecurity company. It provides services for securing online assets and protecting business reputation that are based on cyberintelligence and constant monitoring of the public internet space and the darkweb. BI.ZONE has operated at an international level since 2016 and plays an active role in the global fight against organised cybercrime.