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Cyber Security and Privacy Challenges for Law Enforcement Conference

Published on April 17, 2015

ENISA is co-organising with the Heraklion Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HCCI), a two-day event on Cyber Security and Privacy Challenges for Law Enforcement. The event will take place on the 18th and 19th May 2015, in Heraklion Crete.

Focal points of the event:

  • Current  and emerging technologies from an application, organisational and legal view point in the wake of new compliance requirements laid out in recently promulgated legislation.
  • Cross-border cooperation, exercising rights, exchanging information, in the EU and beyond
  • Current and future policy initiatives, and
  • Panel discussions


Mr. Alifierakis, President of HCCI and Prof. Udo Helmbrecht, ENISA’s Executive Director will be giving the welcoming note. Confirmed participants include representatives from the European Commission from DG CNECT, the Council of Europe, EU agencies (Europol, Interpol), relevant associations (ISACA, EAID, SSH), academia, ENISA experts, and the private sector (Microsoft, Symantec).


Day 1

An optional session on cyber security, privacy and law enforcement themes, is organised by HCCI to the benefit of its members and the local business community, which can seek advice and support on cybersecurity and data protection issues. Local SMEs active in tourism, farming, light manufacturing, transportation and logistics are invited to participate. The session will be held in Greek and interpretation to English will be made available.

In the afternoon session, a set of tutorials will address cutting edge themes with hands on advice by ENISA or affiliated experts. The session will be held in English and interpretation to Greek will be made available.

Day 2

Policy makers, representatives of the industry and academics from across the EU and beyond to stimulate an exchange of views and stimulate dialogue among actors in these policy areas with a view to bring to the fore challenges and explore possible ways to mitigate risks.

Session I: Cyber security consideration for Law enforcement

Session II: Privacy and data protection considerations for Law enforcement

Session III: Technology and compliance

Session IV: Emerging challenges

Session V: Panel discussion


Registration deadline for the event is 10th May 2015. Early and reduced rates apply (members, students). For more information visit the dedicated webpage and follow #CySPLE15


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