Underground Economy Conference - "Towards innovative solutions to meet the challenge of cybercrime"

Strasbourg, France , 

From 3 to 6 September 2019, the Council of Europe co-hosted the Underground Economy Conference 2019 at the Palais de l’Europe. This prominent international information security event, co-organised by Team Cymru and the Council of Europe, brought together around 500 experts from law enforcement agencies, cyber security community, industry and academia from across the globe.

In her opening speech, the Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Ms. Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, emphasised the role played by the Organization through the Budapest Convention and capacity building in order to help societies address the challenge of cybercrime. She highlighted the value of international and public - private partnership, adding that the Underground Economy Conference was a prime example of co-operation against crime in the darknet.