The UAE is the only state in the Middle East and North Africa to have attained ASCLD/LAB certification. With this achievement, the results of investigations carried out by the Digital Forensics Lab at the TRA is recognized not only in the UAE, but also in various courts around the world.

The TRA has accomplished a new international achievement when the Digital Forensics Lab at aeCERT in the TRA, got the international accreditation by the American Society of Criminal Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB).

This achievement came as a result of the TRA efforts aimed at strengthening the global position of the UAE in the area of information technology in general, and in digital investigations in particular. Accordingly, the Digital Forensics Lab went under many phases of the evaluation by experts from the American Society for criminal laboratory directors, in the context of verification of eligibility for Accreditation. The evaluation shows the superiority of the UAE laboratory over many world laboratories that applied for accreditation.