Octopus Conference 2015: Cooperation against Cybercrime

The main focus of the 2015 Octopus Conference was ‘Evidence in the cloud: Criminal justice access to data’. It was a 3-day event consisting of 7 workshops on:

  • Capacity building on cybercrime: lessons learnt
  • Policies and initiatives on cybercrime of international and private sector organisations
  • Protecting children against sexual exploitation: prosecuting “grooming”
  • Victims of cybercrime: does anybody care?
  • Radicalisation on the Internet: the criminal justice perspective
  • Standard operating procedures for handling electronic evidence
  • International cooperation: enhancing the role of 24/7 points of contact

The event took place in Strasbourg, France on 17-19 June 2015.

The EVIDENCE Project was presented within Workshop 7 ‘Policies, activities and initiatives on cybercrime of international and private sector organizations’ during the second day of the conference alongside other global initiatives in the field.

 

The Octopus Conference is part of the Cybercrime@Octopus project which is funded by voluntary contributions from Estonia, Japan, Monaco, Romania, UK, USA and Microsoft and is organised by the Council of Europe.