Based in Barcelona, Spain, APWG.EU is the EU chapter of the APWG, established in Fall 2013 as a non-profit scientific research foundation managed by its directors for the benefit of cybercrime fighters across Europe and beyond. The APWG is the worldwide coalition unifying the global response to cybercrime across industry, government and law-enforcement sectors.

APWG’s membership of more than 2000 institutions worldwide is as global as its outlook, with its directors, managers and research fellows advising: national governments; global governance bodies like ICANN; hemispheric and global trade groups; and several multilateral treaty organizations. Membership is open to financial institutions, retailers, solutions providers, ISPs, telcos, defense contractors.

Unifying the Global Response to Cybercrime
Through Data Exchange, Research and Public Awareness

Unifying the Global Response to Cybercrime
Through Data Exchange, Research and Public Awareness


Public Education Initiative

The APWG’s Internet Policy Committee and the Carnegie Mellon Cylab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory have joined forces to educate consumers about phishing and established the APWG/CMU Phishing Education Landing Page program.

eCrime Research

The Anti-Phishing Working Group eCrime Researchers Summit was conceived by APWG Secretary General Peter Cassidy in 2006 as a comprehensive venue to present state-of-the-art basic and applied research into electronic crime.


The STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ slogan and logo suite is a globally coordinated message to help everyone stay safer online. The goal is as simple: to cover every user of the Internet worldwide with a single awareness messaging scheme. Join us.

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Next 13, 14 & 15 November, 2019, the eCrime 2019 will look at the operational challenges and development of common resources and best practices for first responders and forensic professionals. In addition, the conference will dive into current research projects and future areas of interest for cybercrime investigations, forensic techniques and infrastructure defense. including our peer-reviewed cybercrime published paper program with the IEEE-SA.