César Lorenzana

César Lorenzana

After ten years serving on the Guardia Civil, Mr. Lorenzana has become an experienced investigator, and he also has acquired a high knowledge about Computer Forensics and Cybersecurity. In addition, due to his professional background he has a deep knowledge about Data Privacy regulation, Procedural Law, and Criminal Law in Spain, Europe, and LATAM.

His experience includes:

HEAD OF R&D and TACTICAL SUPPORT OF THE CYBERCRIME CENTRAL UNIT: Guardia Civil (Madrid, ES), March 2016 – Present Time)

Carrying out diverse activities in order to support investigation regarding Cybercrime, leading projects and activities focused on developing tools to assist investigations, and optimizing the evidence extraction processes

Member of The Cybercrime Convention Committee (T-CY) of the Council of Europe, assisting countries worldwide in the strengthening of their criminal justice capacities on cybercrime and electronic evidence on the basis of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime.

Spanish National Contact Point of the 24/7 Network for ensuring speedy assistance among the Signatory Parties of the Budapest Convention and the G-8.

HEAD OF R&D, TECHNICAL SUPPORT, AND SECURITY TEAM OF THE CYBERCRIME CENTRAL UNIT: Guardia Civil (Madrid, ES), August 2013 – August 2015

Carrying out diverse activities in order to support investigation regarding Cybercrime, leading projects and activities focused on developing tools to assist investigations, and deploying security measures of Unit’s infrastructure. Actively participating in the deployment of Spanish Cybersecurity Strategy and engaged in disclosure process of vulnerabilities affecting critical systems.

Also, representing Guardia Civil in INTERPOL (European Working Party & Latin America Group for High Tech Crime), EUROPOL, and COUNCIL OF EUROPE, participating in projects and reports focused on capacity building and strengthening capabilities in Cybercrime fighting around Europe and LATAM.

Member of the Cybercrime Convention Committee (T-CY) of the Council of Europe, assisting countries worldwide in the strengthening of their criminal justice capacities on cybercrime and electronic evidence on the basis of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime.

Spanish National Contact Point of the 24/7 Network for ensuring speedy assistance among the Signatory Parties of the Budapest Convention and the G-8.

HEAD OF SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE TEAM IN THE COUNTER-TERRORISM SERVICE: Guardia Civil (Madrid, ES), August 2005 - August 2007

Served as counter-terrorism intelligence officer in Guipuzcoa (Spain), focused on the fight against E.T.A. as field agent, participating in many and notorious arrests of relevant members of E.T.A.

Education:

  • MASTER DEGREE ON COMPUTER & DATA SCIENCE : Escuela de Informática del Ejército de Tierra (Madrid, SP), ongoing
  • BACHELOR OF LAWS : Universidad Antonio de Nebrija (Madrid, SP), 2014
  • DIPLOMA ON IT SECURITY MANAGEMENT: Cryptologic National Center (CCN), 2013
  • DIPLOMA ON CRYPTOGRAPHY: Cryptologic National Center (CCN), 2010
  • GRADUATED AS LIEUTENANT : Spanish Army Academy (Zaragoza and Madrid, SP), 2005
  • CRIMINAL POLICE DEGREE : Legal Studies Centre of the Justice Department (Madrid, SP) 2004

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