On 3 and 4 May 2022, the Council of Europe Cybercrime Programme Office (C-PROC) organised an online international law enforcement training course on investigating ransomware attacks.
The event, which gathered around 120 practitioners from 34 countries (Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Lebanon, Malawi, Maldives, Mauritius, Moldova, Mauritius, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, Philippines, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uganda, Vanuatu) aimed at strengthening the knowledge of participants on how to conduct criminal investigations and co-operate at international level on ransomware attacks.
By exploring different investigative leads and through case study the Council of Europe experts interacted with the participants and offered practical solutions to the issues raised.
The Council of Europe will continue to provide support to interested countries to build skills, knowledge and technical capabilities to fight ransomware attacks as well as other cybercrime threats.
In the light of current events, strengthening capacities on cybercrime and cybersecurity is more important than ever.
Webinar page and additional resources: International law enforcement training course on investigating ransomware attacks
CyberSouth project webpage
CyberEast project webpage
iPROCEEDS-2 project webpage
Octopus project webpage
GLACY+ project webpage