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Computer Forensics in Legal Proceedings

  • Open Source Intelligence Tools
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Prague, 9 March 2020 – 10 March 2020

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The main objective of this seminar is to train EU legal practitioners on the fundamentals of computer forensics enabling them to gain an understanding of the complex challenges related to criminal cases with tech/internet components. This seminar will focus on open-source intelligence tools and forensic analysis.

Key topics

  • Open source intelligence tools (OSITs)
  • Technical issues (internet caches, proxy servers, encryption, etc.)
  • The Web, the Dark/Deep Web and sources of evidence available online
  • Online investigations: websites and social media
  • Legal aspects of computer forensics

About the Project

This seminar is part of a large-scale project sponsored by the European Commission entitled “Basic computer forensics skills for EU legal practitioners: practice-oriented training courses to meet the challenges of new technologies”. It consists of six seminars to take place in Vilnius, Lisbon, Zagreb, Prague, Barcelona and Trier.

Who should attend?

Judges, prosecutors and lawyers in private practice from eligible EU Member States (UK and Denmark do not participate in the Justice Programme 2014-2020).

Participation Conditions

  • Registration fee: €250 including documentation, lunches and dinner.
  • Travel costs up to €350 and two nights' hotel accommodation will be reimbursed by ERA upon receipt of the original receipts, tickets, boarding passes, invoices after the seminar.
  • The number of places available is limited (30 places). Target group: judges, prosecutors and lawyers in private practice. Participation will be subject to a selection procedure. Selection will be first come first served and according to nationality.
  • A response will be sent to every applicant after the deadline. We advise you not to book any travel or hotel before you receive our confirmation.
  • Participants are asked to book their own travel and accommodation. Spanish applicants who work for the prosecution service (CEJ) must apply for this event through CEJ.
  • Participants should come from eligible EU Member States (UK and Denmark do not participate in the Justice Programme 2014-2020).

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Background Documentation
Documentation is available here for logged in participants at this event.


Elizabeth Greenwood
Assistant - Criminal Law
phone: +49 (0)651 937 37 322
fax: +49 (0)651 937 37 773



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