Events
LOCARD presentations in future and past events

Upcoming Events

Blockchain for Cross-Border Exchange of Digital Evidence

December
Tuesday
21
The e-enforcement academy is a training programme to support enforcement staff working on national authorities from the Consumer Protection Cooperation (CPC) network and those responsible for the market surveillance on consumer product safety belonging to the Consumer Safety Network (CSN) and/or the…
10:00 h

Past Events

LOCARD at the CoE Lightning Talks

November
Thursday
18
LOCARD was presented by Pablo López-Aguilar at this year’s “lightning talks” organised by the Council of Europe under the framework of the Octopus Conference 2021. The event provided an opportunity for cybercrime experts from public and private sectors to share experience and discuss different …
13:00 h

LOCARD H2020 Project - managing cross-jurisdictional digital evidence and chain …

November
Wednesday
17
This year's webinar, organised by EEMA, will look at the challenges regarding the cross-border use of digital evidence and chain of custody: https://www.isse.eu.com/ Chair: Pablo Lopez-Aguilar, Head of IT & Cybersecurity, APWG, Spain Mike Jones, Podcast Host and Security Researcher, H…
15:00 h

LOCARD presentation at the Democracy4all International Conference

November
Thursday
11
"The non-localised nature of data along with the several disparities on regulations open a new window for cybercriminals, who see endless opportunities to committheir malicious actions". Based on the above, Pablo López-Aguilar, Director of Technology at APWG.eu, will present LOCARD at the Democracy4…
09:00 h

"Digital Evidence" at the EU CyberNet Club

November
Thursday
4
Digital evidence underpin almost all criminal investigations. However, the digital nature of the evidence implies many constraints on the collection, processing, and sharing among the different stakeholders. This talk will try to provide an overview of the challenges in the field highlighting the ne…
14:30 h

LOCARD at Cyber ROOT 21

October
Friday
29
On the 29th of October, Cyber Security Malta and Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA) organised cyber ROOT 21, an online webinar that seeks to instil more knowledge of cyber security, its importance and relevance in the business industry and as a fora for a discussion of current cyber security…
09:30 h

LOCARD research presented at the BIG NIGHT OF TECH

September
Wednesday
29
The BIG NIGHT OF TECH was a virtual event organised as part of the tenth edition of Science in the City, a popular science event held yearly in Malta. Dr Christian Colombo from the University of Malta delivered a talk entitled "Cybersecurity Challenges: What are researchers doing to help?", giving…
09:00 h

LOCARD at the APPLEPIES 2021

September
Tuesday
21
LOCARD will be presented at the 9th international workshop on APPLications in Electronics Pervading Industry, Environment and Society (APPLEPIES 2021), next September 22, 2021. Registration is free for all interested participants: https://applepies.eu/program/ Session SS2 (Short Ora…
09:00 h

LOCARD Project: Managing Cross-Jurisdiction Digital Evidence

July
Thursday
1
The webinar organised under the framework of the EEMA Annual Conference 2021, will bring an interesting discussion aiming to tackle the most current challenges with regards to the handling of digital evidence among different jurisdictions.  Chair: Steve Kemsley Speakers:  Tobias M…
10:00 h

D4A Pulse web-panel on Blockchain for Law Enforcement

May
Tuesday
25
This time we are going to discuss how blockchain impacts and transforms law enforcement protocols. Many agencies and governments have already realized that in the current digital world the role of blockchain has a pivotal effect and look forward to employing the technology in their operations. Secur…
16:00 h

MobFor previewed in an ISACA (Malta chapter) event

May
Thursday
13
On the 13th of May, the University of Malta (UM) team working on LOCARD was hosted by the Malta chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) during a session of their educational event series (https://engage.isaca.org/maltachapter/home). The talk entitled "Investigating c…
10:00 h

Cybercrime: A Global Pandemic

May
Wednesday
12
APWG will present LOCARD as a platform aiming to manage digital evidence continuity of evidence easily, as well as a way to support cooperation and exchange of information between different jurisdictions. This will facilitate criminal investigations as well as assure evidence integrity for presentat…
20:00 h

LOCARD presented during a DORA information event

May
Tuesday
11
Recently, the European Commission published a proposal for a new regulation – the Digital Operational Resilience Act ("DORA") – and an accompanying directive to harmonise digital operational resilience rules for financial organisations in the EU. In this respect on the 11th May 2021, the Malta Finan…
09:00 h

Digital Forensics & Crypto Assets

April
Thursday
22
The APWG.eu webinar will examine how to assess new practices in digital investigations and propose effective approaches for processing digital evidence in preparation for court presentation. In addition, we will analyse how to facilitate the process of exchanging cross-border evidence and how crypto…
16:00 h

2 sides of the coin: Youth & Cyber-Criminality — Youth as Perpertrators or V…

April
Tuesday
20
This one-day workshop is organised in the framework of the Community of European Research and Innovation in Security.   It focuses on youth and cyber-criminality and addresses the two sides of the coin i.e. youth as perpetrators and youth as victims of crime.   The active participation…
09:00 h

MAGNETO Final Event

March
Tuesday
30
The H2020 Project MAGNETO will hold its Final Event online on March 30, 2021, from 09.00 to 12.30 (Brussels time). The Project aims to revolutionize the capacity of Law Enforcement Agencies to deal with extreme volumes and diversity of data in order to accomplish highly-efficient crime preventi…
09:00 h

i-Lead Research Day 2021

March
Thursday
25
The i-Lead Research Event organised in association with the Europol Innovation Lab aims to seek for opportunities into investigations by integrating Artificial Intelligence and decryption technologies. Therefore, a broad audience among Researchers, Academics and Businesses are invited to e…
10:00 h

LEA Workshop of CC-Drivers

March
Thursday
11
Last March 11th 2021, our consortium partner KEMEA, presented LOCARD at the LEA workshop organised by our sister project CC-DRIVER. During the session, projects with similar objectives met together to share information and find synergies for supporting law enforcement against organised crime an…
14:00 h

A new common approach to manage cross-border digital evidence

February
Tuesday
23
  ''The procedure needed to obtain digital evidence, as well as its recognition in a court of justice, should follow standardised procedures aimed at guaranteeing the origin of the evidence and the integrity of the chain of custody.''   Speakers & Details   What are the …
16:00 h

Threats related to non-cash payment fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic

January
Thursday
28
Last January 28th, Pablo López-Aguilar from APWG.eu, presented LOCARD at the webinar "threats related to non-cash payment fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic", organised by CEPOL. The webinar, restricted only for law enforcement and judicial authorities, aimed at giving an overview of the s…
14:30 h

ICT Verticals and Horizontals for Blockchain Standardisation

January
Wednesday
13
The LOCARD project coordinator, Dr. Constantinos Patsakis has been invited by the European Commission to the round table “ICT Verticals and Horizontals for Blockchain Standardisation” aimed at presenting the work done and explore further involvement into activities of blockchain standardisation bodi…
09:00 h

Science in the City 2020

November
Friday
27
The ninth edition of Science in the City 2020, was held in a virtual format on the 27th and the 28th of November. A yearly event held in Valletta, Malta, this edition centered around the theme “Engage, Empower, Enable”. This year’s attempt to deal with the pandemic has resulted in an exciting new ou…
09:00 h

ECRIME 2020 – Symposium on Electronic Crime Research

November
Monday
16
For 2020 APWG’s members will once again come together to bridge the gaps between cybersecurity operations, research and consumer messaging with our fifteenth Symposium on Electronic Crime Research (eCrime 2020). eCrime 2020 will look at the operational challenges and development of common resource…
11:00 h

Criminal justice authorities and multi-national service providers: enhancing pu…

September
Wednesday
30
Millions of attacks on computer systems and security incidents take place every day. Cybercrime is a risk for any society, weakens confidence on Information and Communication technologies and threatens international peace and stability. In the fight against cybercrime it is crucial that we foster …
15:00 h

Human and Societal Aspects of the Pandemic and Beyond: Domestic Violence, Child …

September
Tuesday
29
We are glad to announce that LOCARD has been invited to participate in the “infodemic” session to be held during the virtual conference “Human and societal aspects of the pandemic and beyond: domestic violence, child sexual abuse, infodemic”, organized by the Community of Users on Secure, Safe …
14:00 h

Weak Links - Can we build a robust cross-border chain of trust for digital evide…

July
Thursday
16
  In their fight against cybercrime, one of the most difficult challenges for several countries is to standardise how forensic reports are presented to different stakeholders. The procedure needed to obtain digital evidence, as well as its recognition in a court of justice, should follow s…
10:00 h

The promise of blockchain: DLT-based applications re-shape data storage and shar…

June
Thursday
18
On 18 June 2020, the Brussels Privacy Hub and the Health and Ageing Law Lab (HALL)  in synergy with the Horizon 2020-funded research projects: Cyber-Trust| Advanced Cyber-Threat Intelligence, Detection, and Mitigation Platform for a Trusted Internet of Things, FASTER | First responder Advanced …
09:00 h

Webinar on Global State of Cybercrime Legislation

April
Monday
27
The webinar aims to provide an overview of the state of cybercrime legislation around the world, illustrated by examples of reforms currently underway. It is deemed particularly useful for officials from national authorities (ministries, judiciary, prosecutors, law enforcement agencies, law…
09:00 h

Criminal Chain of Custody - Can New Technology Secure Evidence?

March
Tuesday
24
Topic: Criminal Chain of Custody - Can new technology secure evidence? What will be discussed? “With the ever-changing technology landscape, new crimes are being carried out in an ever more sophisticated manner. Traditional crimes are also being re-invented to take advantage of these new technolo…
18:00 h

ECTEG General Assembly

March
Thursday
19
The ECTEG General Assembly brings together European Economic Area Member States, law enforcement agencies, international bodies, academia, private industry and experts. Funded by the European Commission and working in close cooperation with Europol-EC3 and CEPOL, both members of the advisory group…
09:00 h

Malta's national CyberSecurity event

February
Wednesday
5
Cybersecurity is the state or process of protecting and restoring networks, devices, and programs from any type of cyber-attack. These attacks can be designed to access or destroy sensitive data or extort money.   The headlines are peppered with news of security breaches and incidents invo…
09:00 h

Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience (CISaR) Workshop

January
Thursday
30
The purpose of the workshop is to bring together all our partners that we collaborate in European and national research projects.  During the workshop, we aim to create a forum for exchanging ideas and discussing research issues that will eventually contribute to extend our network and form n…
09:00 h

International Cybersecurity Forum 2020

January
Monday
27
Dedicated to exchanges of views and professional meetings, the International Cybersecurity Forum (FIC) has become the leading European event on cybersecurity security and digital trust. Its originality is to mix: A FORUM to foster reflection and exchanges among the European cybers…
09:00 h

2nd iLEADS LAB Conference 2019

December
Thursday
19
iLEADS Laboratory represents a powerful team of highly qualified, inventive and enterprising people. We aim to develop new knowledge and share our expertise through solid collaborations with industry and business, the public sector and other higher education institutions. We believe that an equ…
16:30 h

Manage IT 2019

December
Thursday
12
Every year V-ICT-OR brings together IT managers, heads of department, project leaders, financial directors, general directors, aldermen, members of the management team on Manage IT. It’s the place to be to share visions and ideas amongst governments. Local governments around the world are under en…
09:00 h

International Security Expo 2019

December
Tuesday
3
  Costas Patsakis, LOCARD coordinator, attended the International Security Expo 2019 in London and fostered interesting dicussions on how digital forensics, blockchain or artificial intelligence could improve the collection and documentation of every digital evidence.
09:00 h

Trefdag Digitaal Vlaanderen

November
Thursday
28
Information Flanders wants to promote and regulate cooperation in the field of data creation, management and sharing, both between government departments themselves and between governments, citizens and businesses. The Trefdag brings all our customers together.
09:00 h

Cyber & Information Security Day 2019

November
Thursday
14
During this annual cyber & information security day V-ICT-OR wants to give you all the answers and experiences. Experiences of people who have been working for years on protecting our personal data. In addition to the latest developments for preparing for implementation, we also provide a lot of…
09:00 h

ECRIME 2019 – SYMPOSIUM ON ELECTRONIC CRIME RESEARCH

November
Wednesday
13
eCrime 2019 – Pittsburgh, PA – November 13, 14 & 15 For 2019 APWG’s members will once again come together to bridge the gaps between cybersecurity operations, research and consumer messaging with our fourteenth Symposium on Electronic Crime Research (eCrime 2019). eCrime 2019 will look at th…
09:00 h

Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace

November
Monday
11
Costas Patsakis, LOCARD’s coordinator, participates in the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace. All information about the event is available in the following LINK.
09:00 h

ISSE 2019

November
Wednesday
6
6th - 7th November 2019 - European Business Security and Society Challenges - Security in the Digital World 4.0 Join us at ISSE where many respected and successful, international, non-profit industry organisations combine their resources, knowledge and information to create an exceptional, indepen…
09:00 h
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