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Tackling the rise of cybercrime amid COVID-19 with Ylva Johansson

How can the European Union fight the cybercriminals that are exploiting the coronavirus crisis?

Date: May 7, 2020, 12:00 pm Topic: Digital economy and innovation

Livestream at 12:00 CEST

Ask questions during the event through sli.do using #EU2020.

Cyber-criminals, fraudsters, organized crime groups and pedophiles are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic. There have been cyber-attacks on infrastructure, such as hospitals, online sales of fraudulent coronavirus tests and protection, and with so many children at home in front of devices, child exploitation is increasing.

At this event Ylva Johansson, European Commissioner for Home Affairs, will be in conversation with Bruegel’s Director Guntram Wolff and the Financial Times, to discuss what the EU can do to protect citizens against these threats.

This event is part of a series of talks and debates with Europe’s political leaders jointly organised by the Financial Times and Bruegel.


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Schedule

May 7, 2020

12:00-13:00

Conversation

Ylva Johansson, European Commissioner for Home Affairs

Michael Peel, European diplomatic correspondent, Financial Times

Guntram B. Wolff, Director

Q&A via sli.do, #EU2020

Speakers

Ylva Johansson

European Commissioner for Home Affairs

Michael Peel

European diplomatic correspondent, Financial Times

Guntram B. Wolff

Director

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevon

[email protected]

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