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Lithuanian Cybercrime Centre of Excellence for Training, Research, Development and Education (L3CE)

 


Implementation of the Lithuanian Cybercrime Centre of Excellence for Training, Research & Education (L3CE) project, Grant Agreement No. HOME/2013/ISEC/AG/INT/4000005176) started in July 2014.  This project is financed by the European Commission under DG Home Affairs’ Prevention of and Fight against Crime Programme 2007-2013 – Illegal Use of Internet).  The Project will last for 18 months. 

The project continues the idea behind the 2Centre project, i.e. to establish a sustainable network of Cybercrime Centres of Excellence that will be able to grow in ensuing years and create a truly global collaborative platform.

The major objective is to improve the results in fighting cybercrime in Lithuania as well as international cybercrime in the East Baltic region and the EU.

The project will be implemented by Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) with academia, law enforcement agencies (LEA) and industry partners, as follows: the Lithuanian Cybercrime Centre of Excellence for Training, Research, Development and Education (L3CE), Ekonominės konsultacijos ir tyrimai (EKT), Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Vilnius County Police Headquarters, University College Dublin,  (UCD CCI) Ireland, and S21SEC Institute S.L. (S21), Spain.

l3ce partners

Key objectives include:

  • Developing an operational model for L3CE, structure, functions, decision making mechanism, processes, strategy, rules and internal policies;
  • Developing an L3CE repository, where training programme, tools, certification system, R&D results will be placed and made accessible to LEA;
  • Developing training courses: "Identity Theft in Cyberspace – Legal Aspects" and "Forensic Investigation in a Virtual Environment and Hidden Crime Information Detection";
  • Developing "First Responder" and "Mobile Phone Forensics" training courses;
  • Establishment of ‘FOST’ – a Forensic Open Source Tools laboratory where forensic tools will be adapted, localised, tested, validated, prepared for use and placed at the L3CE repository;
  • Performing  R&D activities and sharing R&D results;
  • Adapting, localising, validating, preparing for use and placement at L3CE repository of certification system for LEA;
  • Sharing gained competence, knowledge and best practice at EU level through 2Centre network, other dissemination events and activities;
  • Start promoting L3CE and cooperation at EU level.

For more information, contact:
Egidija Veršinskienė
Director
Lithuanian Cybercrime Centre of Excellence for Training, Research and Education
E-mail: egidija@l3ce.eu
Tel. (+370) 687 99008

Project Update 14/01/15 - Interim results

Project Update 28/07/15 - Interim results

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