Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Cybercrime Convention

  • Cleaning up the internet: UN plans convention against cybercrime

    Cleaning up the internet: UN plans convention against cybercrime

    A new convention for the prosecution of online crimes is to include the „spreading of false information“ if this could trigger „social unrest“. States are therefore to make provisions to be able to uniformly prosecute calls for „subversive or armed activities“ on the internet. The proposals are contained in the draft Convention against Cybercrime of […]

  • „Electronic Evidence“: No simplification for digital investigations yet

    „Electronic Evidence“: No simplification for digital investigations yet

    No less than three international organisations are working on different agreements to ease access to servers abroad for police and judiciary. In the Council of Europe, the EU Commission might pre-empt the United Nations. Problems arise with demands from the USA. 65 states have ratified the Additional Protocol to the Council of Europe Cybercrime Convention, […]

  • Project SMILE: Interface for European telecommunications interception

    Project SMILE: Interface for European telecommunications interception

    The European Investigation Order in criminal matters allows judicial authorities in all EU Member States to instruct each other to collect evidence. It also sets forth provisions for cross-border telecommunications surveillance. The European standardisation institute ETSI is consequently working on interfaces for the hand-over of intercepted phone calls. By May 22nd, the Member States of […]

  • E-evidence: Internet companies in the USA to facilitate direct enquiries by European authorities

    E-evidence: Internet companies in the USA to facilitate direct enquiries by European authorities

    When conducting digital investigations, authorities often run up against the problem that the data they are looking for is stored on servers abroad or that service providers do not respond to requests. The European Commission is therefore working to develop uniform standards. A number of companies are already cooperating in these efforts. The European Union […]