Blog & tweets

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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Global Cybercrime Certification Project Kick Off Meeting

The Kick Off Meeting of the Global Cybercrime Certification Project is being held in Universidad Autónoma de Madrid on the 19th and 20th of February.
During this meeting, the partners (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, University College Dublin, Albstadt-Singmaringen University and Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute) have been working on the project’s road map

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#DidYouKnow that criminals are able to position themselves between your device and the free #WiFi hotspot, thus accessing all your information? 👥

💡 Our tip: if you have to connect to a public #WiFi, then make sure you do so through a #VPN.


To stay on top of the latest trends and developments regarding children's safety and well-being online, make sure to sign up for our quarterly #BIKbulletin!

Vous voulez participer aux #rencontresScenari2020 ? 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️ Proposez dès à présent des sujets de communication sur vos manières d’utiliser #Scenari, et des ateliers pour transmettre votre savoir faire à la communauté 👩‍💻👨‍💻. Plus d'info :

Hablamos también con un hacker bueno que trabaja con una policía europea (para más señas española 😉)

El gran @louzaonet representando a @C1b3rWall hablando en el @washingtonpost para su Podcast @elpost

Staying safe online is important for everyone. 💪 Make sure you discuss the risks with your child & guide them in the right direction. 🔗 Check out the @GetSafeOnline #safestudentonline dedicated page for a few tips to get you started:

Do you work for 👮‍♀️🚨👮‍♂️?
Do you have a knack for 📸?
Do you want to win a trip to 🇳🇱 with a visit to Europol?

Choose from the following categories: Making Europe safer or #COVID19 pandemic policing and submit your entry for our annual photo competition:

If you paid attention to our tweets this week, then you should know that a #ransomware attack can happen to anyone. 🔐

But you should be a bit safer if you remember a few basic tips:
1⃣ Back up your data
2⃣ #DontPay the ransom
3⃣ Visit


#Scenari Topaze 1.6 pour Scenari 5 vient de sortir avec 2 nouvelles étapes : média et quiz partiel. Un grand merci aux nouveaux contributeurs, à la place des évolutions de @ScenariAsso et à @ScenariKelis
A vous de jouer, on attends vos retours 😉

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