TITANIUM

Tools for the Investigation of Transactions in Underground Markets

Background

TITANIUM PROJECT, web crime,dark web,Identify, understand, prevent and resolve criminal activities and terrorist endeavours related to cryptocurrencies,Trilateral Research

Organised crime and terrorism are increasingly utilising virtual currencies and dark web services, exploiting their pseudo-anonymity.

These fast-evolving threats are putting a strain on European law enforcement agencies as traditional means of regulation and law enforcement quickly reach their limits.

Objectives

The TITANIUM supports law enforcement agencies when investigating crimes perpetrated through the use of virtual currencies and/or the darknet.

Our role

Trilateral Research leads the privacy impact assessment of TITANIUM. Trilateral is also responsible for the project’s dissemination, training and exploitation activities. Additionally, Trilateral will play a key role in the organisation of the training activities aimed at LEAs and it will develop a business plan to ensure the commercialisation of TITANIUM’s services.

Outputs

The TITANIUM project develops new forensic tools aiming to:

(i) monitor trends in virtual currency and darknet market ecosystems

(ii) analyse transactions across different virtual currency databases, detecting illicit activities

(iii) generate court-proof evidence reports based on reproducible and legally compliant analytical procedures

TITANIUM constructs a legal, societal and ethical framework to support compliance.

 

 

Impact

The TITANIUM project contributes to:

  •  Identify, understand, prevent and resolve criminal activities and terrorist endeavours related to cryptocurrencies
  •  Enhance public security

 

For more information and updates visit the TITANIUM project website and follow us on Twitter @TITANIUM_H2020 and LinkedIn

 

Please contact our team for more information:

Angelo Napolano, Communications and Marketing Manager at Trilateral Research

Angelo Napolano

 

 

The TITANIUM project – Tools for the Investigation of Transactions in Underground Markets- has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 740558.

 

‘Risk Assessment Report and Methodology’

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