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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

CyberEX project pilot course candidates

The Belgium Federal Police, in partnership with the French Gendarmerie and the Université de Technologie de Troyes and with support from the Norwegian Police University College, all ECTEG members, finalised a comprehensive two weeks course for Law Enforcement Cybercrime specialists.
This course will become ECTEG materials  available by year 2019 for all Law Enforcement Agencies.
The project,

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Is someone making you feel uncomfortable online? 🙅
🛑 Stop
💬 Do not continue your communication with them
🗣️ Talk to someone you can trust


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Security & enhancing EU #preparedness & #resilience are a big concern and priority for the #EU. Read how we're collaborating with the #CommunityOfUsers on #Secure, Safe & Resilient Societies, focusing on the Fight against #Crime & #Terrorism area

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"The @INTERPOL_Cyber and the @coe, in the framework of the GLACY+ Project, cooperate in publishing the Guide for Criminal Justice Statistics on #Cybercrime and #ElectronicEvidence." Check-out the full article:

Join our team to support counter-cybercrime work in Africa. Female applicants encouraged to apply!
@UN__Cyber @KamalUnodc @NeilWalsh_UN @NayellyLoya_UN @MarieLine_UNODC

🏁 Start your week with an interesting #CEPOLWebinar!
📅 On Monday, 25 January, don't miss:
📌Joint investigation teams - Concept and supporting tools, at 10AM CET ➡️!My36nb

📌Attacks against information systems - Decryption, at 2PM CET

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👮👮‍♀️ #LawEnforcement officers can learn about investigative techniques & decryption tools 🔐🗝️ for cyber forensic investigations🕵️ by joining 🎧 #CEPOLWebinar: Attacks against information systems-Decryption, on Monday, 📅 25 January, at 🕑 2PM CET➡️!Rk44xr

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🎧💻#CEPOLWebinar: Newest investigative methods 🕵️ in the area of 💳non-cash payment fraud, this Friday, 22 January 🕙10AM CET, will also cover steps to: 📌make international cooperation more dynamic & 📌enhance the efficiency of inter-agency cooperation ➡️!YG84gF

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People online may not be who they claim to be. Take your time to respond to online messages and think carefully before sharing any personal content. 🤳

#SayNO if someone asks you to do anything that you are not comfortable with! 🙅

For more tips, visit:

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Securing #Cloud Services for Health: The policy landscape at national or European level is still at early stages of development according to #ENISA's new report.

Check out ENISA's new study here👉!qd98Fx

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Victims of #cybercrime may think that reporting will not help... however, it does! 🧩

More reports can help #lawenforcement collect all pieces of the criminal picture 🚔

#ReportIt #IOCTA2020

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