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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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📢 Help the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation @ACCCE_AUS fight online child sexual exploitation!

See if you can identify these objects:


La UFP y la Universidad de Almería abordan la "pandemia" en Internet via @diariodalmeria

You still have time ⏲️ to apply for 💻📚 #CEPOLonline course, together with @ecteg: #OSINT and IT solutions.
⚠️Please 𝗰̲𝗼̲𝗻̲𝘁̲𝗮̲𝗰̲𝘁̲ your local #CEPOL National Unit / CEPOL National Contact Point.
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#onlinelearning #lawenforcementtraining

We have released version 2.10.2 of @MONARCproject with several fixes and an improvement to the new Global dashboard of MONARC.

More information about the Global dashboard:

#DidYouKnow that the Crypto Sheriff speaks 37 languages? 🤠 Check out the #NoMoreRansom website and see how it can help you unlock your digital life:


Ensuring safe #teleworking is the responsibility of both employee and employer. 🧑‍💻🏡 See our tips to help you keep your work data secure!

#Malware can sneak up and infect your device without you even knowing it. 🪱

Prevention is key:
🖱️ think before you click on links & attachments
🧰 keep your #antivirus up to date
📂 download from trusted sources only


Installation and launch of the @ecteg e-first module on #cybercime for first responders at the Royal 🇹🇭 police academy. While the cadets are on summer break, .@UNODC handed over the module ready for class when they return. Over 900 cadets will be taking the module yearly.

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