Prof. Shozo Naito, who was in charge of developing a special cyber investigator for the Kyoto Prefectural Police, received a letter of appreciation from the Prefectural Police for his contribution.The Prefectural Police have set up the “Kyoto Cyber Crime Countermeasures Study Group” in 2014, consisting of 22 members and 31 members, including universities, research institutions, and information and communications companies, with the aim of improving cyber investigation capabilities and establishing a special cyber investigator system. Established, Professor Naito is a member of the “Development Research Subcommittee”, and trains cyber special investigator trainees (15 first-year students and 8 second-year students) on basic theories of IT and networks, computer systems, and information security. Lectures and ability evaluations have been conducted.This study group held its last general meeting on February 28, 2017 in the large meeting room of the Prefectural Police Bekkan, and ended its three-year activities. With gratitude for the long-term commitment of the members, Takayuki Sakai A letter of appreciation was given to all committee members by the head of the Prefectural Police Department.
In May 2016, Kyoto Information Graduate University (KCGI) and Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG) signed an agreement with Kyoto Prefectural Police regarding the development of talented human resources who can deal with cyberspace threats. With the professor at the center, the entire KCG Group will promote cooperation with the prefectural police regarding the development of cyber special investigators and the investigation of cybercrime.