Оn 6-7 July 2015 in Florence, Italy a two-day expert meeting on Electronic Evidence Exchange at national and international level was organized. Key speaker of the event was Eoghan Casey - a digital forensics professional, researcher and author, well-known in the scientific community.
The first interim evaluation report described the analysis of deliverables, internal and stakeholder events and overall partner reflections up to and including month 16, the mid-point of the EVIDENCE Project.
On 2-3 July, 2014 in Hannover, Germany an Interim Steering Committee Meeting was held following the project progress over the last six months of the EVIDENCE implementation.
The EVIDENCE Workshop took place in Hannover, Germany on 1-2 July 2015 and sought to distinctly address the particular privacy risks involved in exchanging digital evidence by uniting experts from academia and from the law enforcement sector involved in a two-day discussion.
Deliverable D8.1 'Report on Data Protection in Gathering and Using Electronic Evidence' provides an in-depth analysis of a large number of issues related to gathering and using electronic evidence and their privacy impact as well as a comparative analysis of the different approaches of the legal systems of Member States subject to the study.
Deliverable D6.1 ‘Overview of the Existing Mechanisms and Procedures for the Collection, Preservation and Exchange of Electronic Evidence by Law Enforcement Agencies within the European Union and Beyond’ presents the current state of affairs concerning the use of electronic evidence by law enforcement agencies, both in Europe and at a global level.
Deliverable D4.1 ‘Overview of Existing Standard for Treatment and Exchange of Electronic Evidence’ provided an overview of existing standard for treatment and exchange of electronic evidence also taking into consideration tools that are thoroughly tested and generally accepted in the computer forensics field in the EU Member States context.
Deliverable D3.1 ‘Overview of Existing Legal Framework in the EU Member States’ reports on the research conducted by Work Package 3 on the Status Quo of legislation and practices existing in the European Union Member States, concerning collection, presentation and exchange of electronic evidence.
The main focus of the 2015 Octopus Conference was ‘Evidence in the cloud: Criminal justice access to data’. The event took place in Strasbourg, France on 17-19 June 2015.
The purpose of the ‘Criminal Justice Access to Data in the Could: Challenges’ discussion paper is to facilitate an exchange of views on current and emerging challenges faced by criminal justice authorities and to seek the cooperation of industry and other stakeholders in identifying solutions.