Centre d’innovació i Tecnologia BARCELONATECH

TOOL AGAINST CROSS-BORDER CYBERCRIME AND CYBERTERRORISM

06/03/2017


The inLab FIB has initiated a project that aims to provide the European judicial authorities to obtain evidence related to cases of cyberterrorism and cybercrime committed in different Member States.

Investigating cases of cybercrime and cyberterrorism often involves obtaining evidence in various digital environments, which are not always under the jurisdiction of a single country. For this reason the European directive 2014/41 / EU, the key to European judicial cooperation in criminal matters, established the European Investigation Order (OEI) with the aim of facilitating the obtaining of evidence that crimes among Member states.

This project, called LIVE-FOR, will provide the judicial authorities of several European countries knowledge about developing new technologies to conduct research in digital environments to the cloud. In addition, investigate the state of implementation of Directive 2014/41 / EU Member States of the European Union will be raising awareness of prosecutors and investigators new European tool for collecting digital evidence border and establish best practice guidelines and training programs in the area of digital forensics.

Improving the skills of judicial authorities in the use of the European Order of Investigation and forensic digital cover joint meetings, workshops and practical training, creation of centers of information and awareness campaigns and dissemination.

Participants in the project include universities and institutes in Belgium (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Spain (Polytechnic University of Catalonia and the Autonomous University of Madrid), Germany (Fachhochschule Albstadt - Sigmaringen), Czech Republic (Masaryk University) and Slovenia (Jožef Stefan Institute) .

This project has been funded by Justice of the European Union (2014-2020).

 

More information: Jordi Martín

Industrial Liason Office

Phone: 93.4054690

Email: info.cit@upc.edu