The “Digital Data Recovery – IT Forensics” training was arranged by the International College of Financial Investigation (ICOFI) in cooperation with the National Tax and Customs Administration between September 16 and 20, 2019.
The 23 participants were colleagues working in this field at law enforcement agencies in 6 European Union countries such as Germany, Slovakia, Austria, Great Britain, the Czech Republic and Hungary, and experts of inland and outland IT Forensic companies.
The primary purpose of the 5-day-long training course is to share current knowledge and experience in the rapidly changing environment of their field, and to maintain close cooperation in the future to complement their knowledge and capacity.
The training also included hands-on sessions where participants could try out different data backup methods, software and tools.
Alumni meeting for OC-course graduates of the years 2015 and 2016 in Budapest
Eighteen graduates of the two CEPA-OC courses from Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Switzerland, Slovenia and Hungary, had the opportunity to meet again between the 17th and 20th September 2019 at the International Training Centre in Budapest.
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10th May 2019
The International College of Financial Investigation (ICOFI) takes a year-round base Burn-out training in 2019 for the workers of the National Tax and Customs Administration. During this preventive workshop contains many practical exercises the trainees elaborate the emotional and physical stress of work, pick up different conflict and stress management methods in order to avoid the burnout at work. The relative small groups of 16 people get high quality of learning from a clinical psychologist by practical tasks, various psychical tests and situation role-plays. We received a lot of very positive feed-back about the training, the participants find the knowledge really useful related to their work and to realize the occupational impacts on them.
17th May 2019
Criminal Tactical Training:
The International College of Financial Investigation (ICOFI) cooperating with the Criminal Department of the National Tax and Customs Administration (NTCA) organized criminal tactical training three times in the spring of 2019 for the financial investigators of NTCA. During the one-week-long course 15 investigators could take part in each time, and the trainees have received special training from the professional handling of any arising issue and situation of the real investigative work. In addition, they could practise the action strategic of large scale operations, the secure execution of property search and arrests, also bases of the personal survival. By the feedbacks, the training was really popular among the investigators, they could have got crucial bit of useful tactical knowledge from the lifelike simulation exercises.
The International Training Centre in Budapest hosted the CEPOL 46/2019 „Public Order-crowd management” course between 23th and 27th June. The 34 colleagues arrived from 20 Member States, one colleague arrived from Kosovo and one from Turkey.
The main goal of the 5-day long course was to deepen the knowledge and increase the competence on the level of security requirements for large scale events and of cross-border cooperation in that context, furthermore the improvement of risk analysing and managing skills of major public events including terror attacks and threats of violent lone criminals.