March 2015

Assessing The Threat of Cybercrime

26-27 March 2015, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

international conference organized by the Council of Europe in cooperation with the Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA)  of Sri Lanka under the GLACY Project.

The aims of the conference were to identify priority cybercrime threats, review policies and strategies responding to these challenges, and to promote the collection of criminal justice statistics on cybercrime and electronic evidence for a better understanding of the effectiveness of the criminal justice response to cybercrime.

The ICSPA are leading on a Council of Europe / EU GLACY Project work stream to help countries deliver a common cybercrime reporting and statistics platform to their citizens and businesses

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April 2015

Counter-Terror Expo 2015 – Cyber Threat Intelligence Conference

21-22 April 2015, Olympia, London

John Lyons; CEO ICSPA presents on “The Dark Net: Assessing The Escalating Threat To Government And Business’

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Commonwealth Cybersecurity Forum

22 – 24 April 2015.  BT Centre London

John Lyons; CEO ICSPA share his views on the following, together with a panel of fellow experts: “Implementing cybersecurity strategies. Responding to cyber threats in a changing environment”

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June 2015

Priorities for Cyber Security in the UK

11 June 2015, Glaziers Hall, London

John Lyons; CEO ICSPA presents on “Cyber‐Essentials: Intelligence, Coordination And Supporting Businesses Of All Sizes”

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Cooperation against Cybercrime

17-19 June 2015, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France

Moderators: Erik Planken (Chair of the Cybercrime Convention Committee, Ministry of Justice, Netherlands) John Lyons (Chief Executive, International Cyber Security Protection Alliance, UK)

‘Evidence in the cloud: criminal justice access to data’

The aim of this workshop was to help identify solutions to challenges faced by criminal justice authorities to obtaining electronic evidence in the context of: – Scale and scope of cybercrime and electronic evidence – Political challenges (including reports on mass surveillance) – Legal challenges (including cloud computing and questions related to location, territoriality and jurisdiction) – Technical challenges (Peer-to-peer/VPN, encryption, anonymisers, IPv4 to IPv6 transition and Carrier-grade NATs) – Challenges related to the mutual legal assistance process. The workshop is to inform the “Cloud Evidence Group” established by the Cybercrime Convention Committee (T-CY) in December 2014.

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