Patrick Ghion

Patrick Ghion

Patrick Ghion

Head of the Forensics Section of the Geneva State Police (Switzerland)

Short Bio

Patrick Ghion has been working for the Geneva State Police for 19 years. Until recently Head of the Computer Crime Unit, Patrick Ghion is now the of the Head of the Forensics Section of Geneva State Criminal Police – constituted by 4 brigades among which the Cybercirme one. Before joining the Law Enforcement Forces, he worked in several Swiss banks and also lived a while as diving instructor in Asia. Father of two kids, his main hobbys are scuba diving and aviation pilot.

 

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The Computer Crime Unit of the Geneva State Police
As every single enquiry has a digital part in its evidences, the Computer Crime Unit of the Geneva State Criminal Police is a key department in digital investigations. Mainely in support to other Departments of the Criminal Police, the Computer Crime Unit is trained and equiped with the latest technologies to fight cyber crime. Many efforts are done to allow the Inspectors of this Unit to be trained serveral times à years around the world. This lecture will present the organisation and the working philosophy of this Unit.