Engaging Users in Preventing and Fighting Cyber Crime - UINFC2

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Overview

This multi-national thematic network aims to stimulate and coordinate investigation into children's online uses, activities, risks and safety. It employs multiple methods to map European children's and parents' changing experience of the internet. It also sustains an active dialogue with national and European policy stakeholders.

Formal Project Description
Contract Title Engaging Users in Preventing and Fighting Cyber Crime - UINFC2
Project Acronym UINFC2
Lead Partner Center for Security Studies (KEMEA)
Agreement n° HOME/2013/ISEC/INT/4000005215
Partners Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute, Center for Security Studies (KEMEA), University of Piraeus, ADITESS, Mezza Group, CENTRIC
Countries of the action Greece, Cyprus, UK
Cost of Action €544,755.56
Grant €490,271.00
Cost for FWC €78,713.05
Grant for FWC €70,859.74
Dates 01/09/2014 - 31/08/2016


Main Page Engaging Users in Preventing and Fighting Cyber Crime
Website www.uinfc2.eu
Overall objective(s)

- To build and strengthen the capabilities of LEAs, asoociations, organizations and EU bodies, including the Global Alliance in order to strategically combat children’s online crimes.
- To assist LEAs in automatically detecting online illegal data from social media, blogs, underground communities etc., and determine investigation priorities.
- To introduce the latest achievements of ICT in data mining, intelligence, correlation, classification, automatic monitoring, decision making, report producing, etc., in combating crimes.
- To facilitate the formal exchange of compiled information produced by the intelligent analysis of online contents, amongst all stakeholders in order to enhance collaboration and effectively counteract crimes.

- To strengthen the mission of the recently founded European Cybercrime Center, by producing strategic reports on crimes’ trends and emerging threats in order to provide comparable statistics among Member States.
Specific objective(s)

Expected results
- A comprehensive study on emerging cybercrime patterns and threats towards identifying them and highlighting potential interconnections and interdependencies. - Consolidated specifications on cybercrime reports, and communications procedures between citizens and LEAs as well as among LEAs themselves, at both national and EU level. - A ready to use platform that may collect from various sources online data regarding suspicious or cybercrime events, perform intelligent processing in order to provide decisions, and, finally, produce formal reports that give guidance or evidences to LEAs in preventing and fighting cybercrime. - Real world results from UINFC2's platform pilot operation. - Dissemination of the UINFC2's platform, knowledge and experience gained, results, and achievements to the relevant stakeholders, scientific community, and EU citizens. - Strengthen the collaboration and enhance the common understanding among all the involved stakeholders. - Engage all relevant stakeholders (academia, citizens, private sector) in preventing and fighting cybercrime.

- Build a comprehensive intelligence picture for LEA and defense authorities in order to gain knowledge, produce best practices, as well as materialize appropriate measures and guidelines for threats