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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

#ECTEG is developing a dedicated module on #CSE for the bespoke e-learning training #eFIRST, dedicated to all first responders and non-IT specialist across all #LEA units 🧐 Do you want to know more? Get in touch with us!

Delighted to coordinate the Linux Forensics course, organised by @EU_CEPOL in cooperation with @ecteg.
Great discussions and practical activities in the linux forensics field. Thanks to all the trainers and participants to this amazing course!
#computerforensics #digitalforensics

#BlackFriday is here! 🛍️ So are the criminals.
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Stay away from them with our #BuySafePaySafe tips:

What a week! The #experts managed to work a lot during this week, and we have made progress in the development of the #ECTEG CyberEx training, as well as the eFIRST module on Decryption. Stay tuned for when they will be ready - and for free to all police officers!

‼️ Out now! The 3rd annual #SIRIUS EU Digital Evidence Situation Report was just released by #Eurojust, @Europol & the European Judicial Network #EJN.

Cross-border access to electronic evidence is crucial to many investigations. Learn more ➡️


Encrypted devices provide criminals with a manner of communication that allows them to circumvent law enforcement means of interception. What can LE do? But of course, they can learn! And what can #ECTEG experts do? They can join forces and develop free training for all LE!

Kudos to all the amazing trainers, students, and developers for the @EU_CEPOL course on #Linux Forensics developed by #ECTEG!

Criminal usage of encrypted communication mobile devices is a recurring obstacle in investigations across the different crime areas. But the more you know about #encryption, the better your investigations: our #experts are gathering this week to develop a module on #decryption!

The aim of CyberEx is to train cyber investigators to safeguard traces and evidence and interact with all other parties involved such as CERT, cyber security, victim: the training development team of @policefederale and @HogskolanHstd is meeting this week to work on it!

What a week! The #experts managed to work a lot during this week, and we have made progress in the development of the #ECTEG signature course on Mobile Forensics as well as the eFIRST module on CSE. Stay tuned for when they will be ready - and for free to all police officers!

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