Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Online, video conference
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Speaker: Matteo Lucchetti, Director of CYBER 4.0.

Affiliation: CYBER 4.0, National Cyber Security Competence Center. 

Summary: When we refer to cybercrime we have to always keep in mind that we are talking – first of all – of a crime. And as such, of a criminal justice issue that needs to be addressed by criminal justice authorities.

The talk will address the importance of international cooperation in addressing cybercrime cases, with an overview of the main challenges faced by relevant authorities in cross-border investigations and access to electronic evidence.

A focus will be dedicated to the existing tools provided under the reference international treaty in the field, i.e. the Budapest Convention and its additional protocols. Some considerations will be also shared regarding human rights implications and the necessary safeguards that must be in place.

Finally, the level of adoption of the Convention will be also discussed, together with a snapshot of the other initiatives currently undertaken at the global level.

Biography: Matteo Lucchetti is Director of CYBER 4.0, the national Cybersecurity Competence Center of Italy, promoted and funded by the Ministry of Economic Development to strengthen capacities in cyber security of Public Administration and private sector and to foster industrial innovation in this domain.

Until April 2021 he has been Programme Manager Cybercrime at the Council of Europe in Bucharest, in charge of the Global Action on Cybercrime Extended Project (GLACY+), the global capacity-building flagship initiative of the European Union and the Council of Europe aimed at strengthening the global criminal justice response to cybercrime.

Prior to the Council of Europe, he was a Research Officer in the field of data protection at the European Union Agency on Fundamental Rights in Vienna, after a career of more than 10 years as a cybercrime and cyber security professional in the Italian financial sector.

Matteo holds a PhD in Systems Engineering and an MSc in Electronic Engineering from the Sapienza University of Rome, and an MSc in Cyber Security from the Royal Holloway University of London.

Registration: Participation is free. However, registration is required on Eventbrite at the following link: 'International cooperation on cybercrime – The criminal justice perspective'.

Recording: The recording of the seminar is accessible at the following link: 'International cooperation on cybercrime – The criminal justice perspective'.