Els De Busser Joins Discussion on Law Enforcement and Encryption at European Commission

Els De Busser Joins Discussion on Law Enforcement and Encryption at European Commission

Meeting / 17 Sep 2018 / Brussels

On Monday 17 September 2018, dr. Els De Busser joined the first meeting of an expert group on the role of encryption in criminal investigations at the European Commission in Brussels.

Lucas Kello is Associate Professor of International Relations, serves as Director of the Centre for Technology and Global Affairs, and is also co-Director of the interdisciplinary Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security at the Department of Computer Science at University of Oxford.

Duncan Hollis is the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Law at Temple Law School, Temple University. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute.

Bibi van den Berg is Professor of Cybersecurity Governance within the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs.

The half-day meeting was organized by the Directorate-General Migration and Home Affairs and took the form of an exploratory discussion with representatives from academia and think tanks. The discussion focused on existing and evolving challenges in the use of encryption in criminal investigations, and new  research, innovations and prediction on future trends in the security field. A second follow-up meeting will be organized later this year.

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