Fighting Cybercrime: Between Legal Challenges and Practical Difficulties
Dublin, 10-11 May 2016
The terms „cybercrime”, „computer crime”, „computer-related crime” or „high-tech crime” are often used interchangeably to describe the phenomenon of the wide variety of criminal acts which may be committed remotely from the target area as a result of internet technologies. Due to the global nature of information networks, there is ever-growing vulnerability to cybercrime. To tackle this threat traditional mutual assistance and operational law enforcement cooperation prove often ineffective and inadequate.
The aim of this event is to bring together legal practitioners, policy-makers and national experts to share their experiences and intensify international cooperation in tackling cybercrime.
- Introduction to cybercrime: definitions, development of computer crime, overview of the most relevant offences and how they are committed
- Legal challenges and solutions in fighting cybercrime: challenges in applying traditional criminal law instruments, procedural law, jurisdictional issues and international cooperation
- Public/Private cooperation