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Cybex e-newsletter on the fight against cybercrime — ENAC, No. 2, August 2009

Category
Publication
Type
Periodic publication
Subject
Cybercrime

Description

The 2nd issue of ENAC — a free monthly e-Newsletter for judges, technicians, prosecutors, lawyers, computer forensics specialists, human resources managers, jurists, law enforcement bodies, and any person that deals with electronic evidence and seeks to prevent cybercrime.

Subject
Cybercrime
Type
Periodic publication
Keywords
national law, judicial system

Summary

The "Electronic Newsletter on the Fight Against Cybercrime" (ENAC) is a Cybex initiative and co-funded by Cybex and the European Commission's Directorate General Freedom, Security and Justice within the framework of the Criminal Justice 2009 JPEN Programme.

The ENAC tackles topics directly connected to cybercrime, including, but not limited to, the use of electronic evidence as a procedural tool to adduce evidence of crimes in court, the essential role of computer forensics as a necessary procedure to obtain electronic evidence and in proving cybecrime, as well as acting as a mechanism to facilitate the co-operation between all of those involved in cybercrime in order to thwart the progression of such threats.

The target audience of this online publication includes judges, technicians, prosecutors, lawyers, computer forensic specialists, human resources managers, jurists, law enforcement bodies, and any person that deals with electronic evidence and seeks to prevent cybercrime.

The second issue of the ENAC offers the following materials on various topics:

Legal
“Cybercrime happens in an instant!”
An interview with Peter Sommer, a pioneer expert witness in cybercrime and complex digital evidence cases.

Data Protection
Implementation of the 2001 convention on cybercrime by italy with transposition into law no. 48 of 18 march 2008
Giuseppe Corasaniti, Magistrate specialized in computer crimes talks about the implementation of the 2001 convention on cybercrime in Italy.

Technical
Government filtering of web contents
Joan Tous, Forensic analyst at Cybex
How do different governments control our access to web contents? How does it affect us? A study of government filtering of web contents.

Law enforcement
IMPACT — Introducing the world's first public-private partnership against cyber-threats
Syarusa Abubakar explains the services that IMPACT offers law enforcement bodies on the fight against cybercrime.

Institutional
Council of Europe measures for fighting against cybercrime
Cristina Schulman • Programme Manager for Cybercrime at the Council of Europe

Jurisprudence
Russian Federation, Resolution of the Federal Arbitration Court of Moscow
Norway, Borgarting Appelate Court
Singapore, Alliance Management SA v Pendleton Lane Pand another
Slovenia, Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia
Stephen Mason, Barrister, Chambers of Stephen Mason

The cases noted in this issue all relate to the various issues arising from digital evidence. Understanding the nature of digital evidence can be complex, and it is essential to ensure digital evidence specialists understand what they are doing when investigating a case, and for the layers to be sufficiently knowledgeable to ask the specialist witnesses the correct questions.

Events
Stephen Mason • Barrister, Chambers of Stephen Mason
Selection of conferences for the months of August and September 2009 that might be of benefit to lawyers, prosecutors, technicians, judges, computer forensic specialists, law enforcement bodies or any person that deals with cybercrime and electronic evidence. 

Information

Added on
03 Aug 2009
Origin
NGOs
Keywords
national law, judicial system
Rights
Cybex