The Conference was organized in the framework of the project ”European judicial cooperation in the area of Cybercrime”, a project that tackles the issue of European Cooperation from a judicial perspective, addressing the need of prosecutors and judges to have accurate knowledge of the present methods used in cybercrime investigation, national work procedures but also good practices in bi-lateral
cooperation or cooperation with EU institutions.

Speakers and participants included experts from Europol, Eurojust, Interpol, Directorate for Combating Organized Crime and Terrorism, Romanian Police, Cyberint National Center, CERT-RO, Cybercrime Programme Office (C-PROC) – Council of Europe and private cybersecurity companies.

The topics of discussion included: Cybercrime and the new European Security Agenda, the role of european cooperation agencies and best practices in international cooperation, public – private cooperation in cybersecurity and common challenges in judicial cooperation in cybercrime cases introduced by the need to collect and preserve digital evidence or the use of digital currencies.

The conference was also an opportunity to present the main contents of the Guideline on European Judicial Cooperation in Fighting Cybercrime, which was produced as a deliverable in the project and dedicated to members of the judiciary from EU Member States.