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The Forensic Experts Forum (FEF) conference, which was dedicated to promoting international cooperation in the field of Computer Forensics, took place at Europol's headquarters in The Hague from 14-15 September 2023. Participants shared knowledge, technological innovations, best practices and other information that could help solve digital forensics issues internationally.The participants...

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After some years of absence due to COVID-19 and Ukraine war, the Security Research Event 2023 finally took place in Brussels on the 24th and 25th of October 2023; under the theme: Societal transformations, climate change and digitalization – a new paradigm of Security Research?, various experts gathered to provide...

The presented report was prepared and published by CTC project. As such it discusses the emerging threats and trends of terrorist financing (TF) in relation to new technologies, such as cryptocurrencies, new payment systems, obfuscation methods, and social media. The document is based on the review of various sources of...

Current challengesIn the past two decades, the international disasters database EM-DAT has recorded 7,348 natural disasters resulting in the loss of 1.23 million lives and affecting over 4 billion others. These environmental catastrophes have caused a total of €2.77 trillion in economic damages worldwide, without even including biological or technological...

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On September 12-13, the kick-off of the ENACT project was hosted by the NOTIONES partner Polícia Judiciária in Lisbon, Portugal. ENACT (European Network Against Crime and Terrorism) answers the SSRI-01-02 call topic (link) from 2022 which aims at the creation of knowledge networks for security research and innovation, in this...

Major accidents and disasters have their origins in a wide variety of natural phenomena as well as in technical-technological processes and represent a significant social and economic burden for all countries. Vegetation fires occur as a cause-and-effect relationship between climatic factors, the state of fuel material (humidity, types of plant...

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