General duties of Board. The Board shall:
1. Facilitate cooperation between state, local and federal officers in detecting, investigating and prosecuting technological crimes.
2. Establish two multi-agency task forces on technological crime, one based in Reno for northern Nevada and one based in Las Vegas for southern Nevada, consisting of:
(a) Investigators and prosecutors who are specifically trained to investigate and prosecute technological crimes; and
(b) Persons from the private sector who are knowledgeable in the area of information technology or the prevention or detection of technological crimes.
3. Coordinate and provide training and education for members of the general public, private industry and governmental agencies, including, without limitation, law enforcement agencies, concerning the statistics and methods of technological crimes and how to prevent and detect technological crimes.
4. Administer, with the assistance of members of private industry, a program to secure governmental information systems against illegal intrusions and other criminal activities.
5. Evaluate and recommend changes to the existing civil and criminal laws relating to technological crimes in response to current and projected changes in technology and law enforcement techniques.
6. Authorize the payment of expenses incurred by the Board in carrying out its duties pursuant to this chapter.
Last modified: February 25, 2006