Status regarding Budapest Convention
Last updated : 28/05/2020

Status regarding Budapest Convention

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Cybercrime policies/strategies

The Kingdom of Bahrain published a National Cybersecurity Strategy in 2017, which addressed the threats, including cybercrime, which threaten the country’s interests in cyberspace. The strategy also announced the creation of a National Cybersecurity Committee.

Specialised institutions

The Cyber Crime Directorate under The General Directorate of Anti-corruption and Economic and Electronic Security of the Ministry of Interior is responsible for investigating and reporting on cybercrime.


Bahrain has an officially recognized CERT ( mandated by Bahrain’s Supreme Council for Information and Communication Technology through Resolution No. 37-2/2013. However, is currently under formation.

Jurisprudence/case law

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