l am still sitting in the parliament room of the Council of Europe at the celebration event for the Budapest Convention. It was another very good event advancing the challenges fighting Cybercrime. Let me try to summarize a few thoughts:
The Budapest Convention is probably the best convention out there allowing a wide adoption of . . . → Read More: Council of Europe Octopus Conference- Some Thoughts
lt is time again! The Council of Europe Octopus Conference on Cooperation against Cybercrime is taking place this week. This year it is even the 10th anniversary of the Budapest Convention. Therefore a broad country of legal, law enforcement and private sector organizations are discussing the current state and the future of the collaboration to . . . → Read More: Cooperation against Cybercrime- Octopus Conference
A lot of governments all across the globe are working on starting, restarting or pushing their Cybersecurity initiative. What often concerns me is, that the last real headline has more impact on the strategy and the themes to be addressed than a structure or a plan or a strategy.
This made us thinking about what . . . → Read More: Cybersecurity–More than a good headline
This paper by the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) was just brought to my attention. A piece of work, which is definitely worth working through. It lays out the problem space and then does a deep dive into the different sections:
Governments Legislative Bodies The Armed Forces Law Enforcement Judges . . . → Read More: Cyber Security: The Road Ahead
A fairly interesting thriller on the Internet. It just shows that we need better ways to collaborate between private and public sector and to hunt criminals: How one man tracked down Anonymous—and paid a heavy price
I often read two kinds of articles when it comes to ISPs and protecting privacy. In side asks for as much privacy as possible, the other one for transparency to fight cybercrime. What is our real goal? What is the role of ISPs in fighting crime? An interesting study by the OECD in comparison with an article I read today. . . . → Read More: Fighting Crime and Protecting Privacy–a Contradiction?
I blogged about my attendence at the above mentioned UNODC meeting. This is a short summary on how I preceived the meeting. . . . → Read More: Conclusion on UNODC: Open Ended Expert Group on Cybercrime
We are huge supporter of the Convention on Cybercrime by the Council of Europe. The reason for this is that we are convinced that there is a need of a certain level of harmonization across the Globe regarding cybercrime laws.
Today I learned, that Turkey signed the convention yesterday. This is a great achievement and . . . → Read More: Turkey signed Cybercrime Convention
You know that I am propagating the adoption of cybercrime legislation, which is aligned across the Globe. Something, which is absolutely necessary if we want to fight Cybercrime. Basically we are asking governments to consider the Cybercrime Convention (aslo known as Budapest Convention) by the Council of Europe.
Now it seems, that Russia is considering . . . → Read More: Russia to revise Cybercrime Legislation?
This discussion is very old: How much privacy are we willing to give up to help to fight crime. This discussion has to be held in a society. The FBI just kick-started it again in the US. . . . → Read More: What is More Important to You? Privacy or Safety?