Enhanced co-operation and disclosure of electronic evidence: 22 countries open the way by signing the Second Additional Protocol to the Cybercrime Convention

headline 12-13 May 2022 Strasbourg, France and online

The Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention), on enhanced co-operation and disclosure of electronic evidence, was opened for signature on 12 May in Strasbourg, France within the framework of a hybrid international conference (www.coe.int/cyber2AP) organised...

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12-13 May: International conference and opening for signature of the 2nd Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime

5 May 2022 Strasbourg

Following almost four years of negotiations (September 2017 – May 2021) and formal approval on 17 November 2021, the 2nd Additional Protocol to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime is now to be opened for signature by the Parties to the Convention at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France,...

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Council of Europe HELP online Course on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence

headline 8 April 2022 Strasbourg, France

Cybercrime and other crimes involving electronic evidence affect the right to private life of hundreds of millions of individuals whose personal data are stolen; attack the dignity and the integrity of individuals; are a threat to the freedom of expression, public security but also democratic...

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CyberEast and iProceeds-2 projects of the Council of Europe in partnership with CybersecurityEast project organised a Cyber Exercise for East and South-East European countries

7 - 11 March 2022 Athens, Greece

In the world of today, the increasing number of attacks against computer systems and data is a growing concern for both cyber security professionals and the law enforcement. A successful response to these is often hampered by a lack of coordination and common approach of these communities to what...

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Council of Europe and European Commission organize a regional cyber training for East and South-East European countries

7 - 11 March 2022 Athens, Greece

In the light of current events, strengthening capacities on cybercrime and cybersecurity is more important than ever. During 7-11 March, Athens (Greece) – The Council of Europe Cybercrime Programme Office (C-PROC) and the European Commission will organise a regional cyber training involving...

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CyberEast delivers a training course on Financial Investigation, Virtual Currency and Darknet for police and prosecutors in Georgia

2 - 4 February 2022 Tsinandali, Georgia

The Darkweb is becoming increasingly a place where illegal activity thrives and criminals function in perceived anonymity. Reportedly, almost 30% of hidden services on Tor relate to some form of illicit activity, such as selling illicit drugs, weapons, compromised data, counterfeit documents,...

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CyberEast: ECTEG Course on Network Investigations delivered for the Armenian law enforcement in partnership with OSCE

20 - 24 December 2021 Yerevan, Armenia

The CyberEast project, a joint project of the European Union and the Council of Europe, in partnership with OSCE, delivered a training course on open-source IT forensics and network investigations with the use of ECTEG materials for the Armenian law enforcement, during 20-24 December 2021. The...

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CyberEast: Fourth Steering Committee of the Project

17 December 2021 Online

The joint European Union and Council of Europe’s CyberEast project held its Fourth Steering Committee of the project on 17 December 2021. More than 60 project country team members, project partners and Cybercrime Programme Office staff took part in this virtual meeting, aiming to hear directly...

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CyberEast supports Law Enforcement in the Eastern Partnership in the Europol’s Training and Operational Partnership Against Organised Crime (TOPCOP)

November 2021 Budapest & Baku

The Darkweb is becoming increasingly a place where illegal activity thrives and criminals function in perceived anonymity. Reportedly, almost 30% of hidden services on Tor relate to some form of illicit activity, such as selling illicit drugs, weapons, compromised data, counterfeit documents,...

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CyberEast Interview: The application of the UCD Forensic Computing and Cybercrime Investigation Master programme in training the new generation of cybercrime investigators of Georgia

October 2021 Online

The CyberEast project, funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe through its Cybercrime Programme Office (C-PROC) based in Bucharest, Romania aims to support cyber resilience of the Eastern Partnership countries. The project builds on previous...

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