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ECTEG joins the No More Ransom project, a global anti-ransomware initiative

ECTEG, The European Cybercrime Training and Education Group, is joining as a supporting partner of No More Ransom (NMR) a non-commercial and non-political public-private partnership between law enforcement and industry leaders launched in July 2016. Its central governance is currently managed by the four founding members: Europol,

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ECTEG December Online General Assembly


On the 15th and 16th of December 2020, we held our second annual General Assembly online. 
The event gathered 47 attendees, including ECTEG members

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C1b3rWall Academy 2020

ECTEG is proud to support the C1b3rWall Academy 2020 online event, organised by our members, Spanish National Police and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
Registration was closed after that 40.000 registered in English or in Spanish.
If you got the invitation e-mail, please be reminded that the Event is accessible at

ECTEG trainers annual meeting


For the second time, the ECTEG trainers meeting was organised in Budapest, kindly hosted by CEPOL.

Twenty-five trainers from Law Enforcement and other organisations

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All Digital Week


The pan-European ALL DIGITAL Week is an annual digital empowerment campaign run at digital competence centres, libraries, schools, community centres and non-profits

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ENISA releases online NIS Directive tool showing per sector the national authorities for operators of essential services and digital service providers

The NIS Directive tool is intended as a one-stop shop for experts from the industry linking to relevant ENISA work, national cybersecurity strategies, the CSIRT network, and the NIS Cooperation group website.
This year all EU member states are implementing the NIS directive in their countries. The NIS Directive is the first piece of EU-wide cybersecurity

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ECTEG trainers meeting 2018

First ECTEG trainers meeting was organised in October 2018 to strengthen computer forensics training capacities at EU and national level with support from CEPOL, Europol-EC3 and Council of Europe.

ECTEG trainers (some)

The 22 trainers, coming from all around EU and beyond, got access to the new materials and were requested to review the

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IOCTA 2018

Europol-EC3 published the new Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment.
Document may be downloaded from the Europol Website

Online Child Sexual Exploitation: Towards an Optimal International Response

New paper by Dr Victoria Baines is now published.

This research identifies opportunities for improvement in the international response to the range of criminal activities known as online child sexual exploitation (OCSE). Drawing on a review of academic and grey literature, and using the techniques of visioning and horizon scanning,

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Security Union: Commission facilitates access to electronic evidence

The Commission is proposing new rules to make it easier and faster for police and judicial authorities to obtain the electronic evidence, such as e-mails or documents located on the cloud, they need to investigate, prosecute and convict criminals and terrorists.

EU Commission website

October is🎃month but also #CyberSecMonth !

During this month hundreds of activities will take place across 🇪🇺 to promote cybersecurity among citizens and organisations.

Learn more👉!gxfVhv


Congratulations to our #ECTEG members @policia @PoliciaEscuela for repeating the success of last year with the @C1b3rWall 2021 edition! This time, 30.000 students are being trained, a true example of collaboration between altruistic professionals from the private & public sectors

According to this report, local police officers have key roles to play in the fight against organised crime: #DidYouKnow the #ECTEG has a dedicated #training on #cyber issues for non-specialised #LEA? It's called #eFIRST & is available in many #EU languages already! Check it out!

Welcome 🇧🇪 Belgium to the Joint #Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT)! 👏 Now, let's get to work 💪 #StrongerTogether

Learn more about the J-CAT activities here:

Python Programming for Investigators Online, called also #ePy3 is an #ECTEG development, and in 2021 so far was delivered to 16 countries worldwide, thanks to @coe and @policia!

#ECTEG's #ePy3 is an e-learning course package to teach LEinvestigators #Python without programming experience & to apply them in #cybercrime investigations and #digitalforensic examinations. If you want to know more, get in touch with us!

#ePy3 is designed to be delivered in a blended format, combining the self-paced learning material in the form of theoretical lessons with executable #code examples, instruction videos, #exercises, and regular knowledge checks during and at the end of each phase!

Happy National Day of #Spain (Spanish: Fiesta Nacional de España) and Día de la Hispanidad (Hispanicity) ro our members @policia, @guardiacivil, @ICFS_UAM and @ualmeria!

🗓️ It is the last day of #CEPOL onsite activity in Budapest: Advanced Windows File Systems Forensics.
👥 This week, with @ecteg, we welcomed 25 #LawEnforcement officials from 20 countries, who enhanced their knowledge on how investigation items can be recovered from file systems.

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