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US continues to support Cybercrime@Octopus

22 September 2017 Strasbourg, France

The United States Department of State has provided a new voluntary contribution of $500,000 (approximately €417,230) to the Council of Europe action against cybercrime. The US Department of State has contributed to the project Cybercrime@Octopus since 2014 and this additional contribution brings...

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The Council of Europe supports Training on Cybercrime and E-Evidence for Prosecutors in Argentina

14-15 September 2017 Mendoza, Argentina

In follow-up of the Regional Conference for Specialized Prosecution Services on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence, held on 29-31 May 2017, courses for prosecutors are now being delivered by national trainers in different regions of Argentina. The first such course took place in Mendoza on 14-15...

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New legal tool on electronic evidence: Council of Europe welcomes civil society opinion

18 September 2017 Strasbourg, France

In a “Global Civil Submission” handed to the Council of Europe today, European Digital Rights (EDRI), an association defending rights and freedoms online, has provided an opinion from civil society worldwide on the proposed protocol to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime. Alexander SEGER, Head...

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iPROCEEDS: Online Financial Fraud and Credit Card Fraud Workshop

18-19 September 2017 Podgorica, Montenegro

Payment cards remain a very popular payment method and therefore a target for criminals. Debit and credit cards skimming still represents a major threat. Card-present and card-not-present fraud is widely spread with forged cards and compromised credit card details being used to commit high volume...

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