We are announcing the upcoming online lecture Digital Evidence and International Cooperation, which will be held by Ms Esther George on 26 and 27 April at 5 pm (17h).
The lecture will cover introduction to cybercrime, threats, trends and challenges; introduction to digital evidence, digital evidence practice and procedure (including the admissibility of digital evidence in judicial proceedings), as well as digital evidence and international cooperation, with emphasis on practical problems that might ocurr, as well as cooperation between public and private sectors in an international context.
ABOUT THE LECTURER
Esther George is an independent cybercrime, cybersecurity and digital evidence consultant. Esther is also the lead cybercrime consultant for the Global Prosecutors E-Crime Network (GPEN) which is part of the International Association of Prosecutors. GPEN was initiated and designed by Esther and enables cybercrime prosecutors around the world to learn and benefit from sharing information, experiences, and strategies with each other, resulting in enhanced international cooperation.
From March 2020 to present Esther is the CEO and founder of the Zyber Global Centre and the Editor of the Zyber Global Newsletter which contains up to date information, news and tips on cybercrime and cybersecurity.
Esther is also the co-owner of an online cybercrime and cybersecurity training platform.
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Since April 2014 to present Esther has worked as a cybercrime consultant with organisations such as the Council of Europe, Commonwealth Secretariat, European Union and UNODC. Esther is a Council of Europe cybercrime expert and regularly travels abroad to train judges, prosecutors and law enforcement on cybercrime, electronic evidence and international cooperation.
From May 2014 to April 2017 Esther was an Honorary Researcher with Lancaster University, UK.
From January to May 2016 Esther was Director, Cybercrime and Prevention (Consultant) at 8 MAN an access rights management consultancy which specialises in protecting companies from unauthorised data access.
From 2008 to April 2014 Esther was a Senior Policy Adviser and Senior Prosecutor based at the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) UK. Esther specialised in internet and computer enabled crime, digital evidence, intellectual property crime and data protection. Esther advised prosecutors, police and other Government bodies.
From January 2002 to 2012 Esther was a Senior Prosecutor and the Project Manager for the CPS High-Tec Crime Project. Esther developed and designed the CPS national high-tec crime training course and an advanced course as a result the CPS in 2014 had over 200 cybercrime specialists.