Child pornography is a crime that has been increasing in recent years. Javier Izquierdo Rosa, explains it in detail in a talk on “Awareness: corruption of minors and child pornography”. A conference within the C1b3rWall Academy 2021 program that aims to raise awareness of the risks to the sexual integrity of minors caused by the misuse of the cyberspace, as well as the exposure of crimes related to child pornography.

Javier is head of the Technological Crimes Group and against Industrial and Intellectual Property of the Provincial Brigade of the Judicial Police of Seville. In his presentation he details the different crimes that the Spanish Penal Code lists regarding the corruption of minors and child pornography. He also gives an answer to what the Spanish legislation considers child pornography, in addition to explaining what child-grooming is and how sex offenders behave in their criminal conduct with minors.

How to report if you detect an irregular situation with minors?

The recent publication Study on Cybercrime 2020, issued by the Coordination and Studies Office of the Secretary of State for Security, analyses the current situation in our country regarding the perpetration of this type of crime in the cyberspace, analyzing the profile of perpetrators and victims by sex and age. It also shows how information can be provided anonymously through the website of the National Police, specifically about the detection of child pornography on the network and answers to some questions that the public may have about the subject. You can read the full article on News-365.

If you would like to know more about the current situation regarding child pornography in the cyberspace and the main situations of risk for children, register for free at C1b3rWall Academy 2021.

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Juan Manuel Corchado (15 May 1971, Salamanca, Spain) is Professor at the University of Salamanca. He has been Vice-Rector for Research from 2013 to 2017 and Director of the Science Park of the University of Salamanca. Elected as Dean of the Faculty of Science twice, he holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Salamanca and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of the West of Scotland. He leads the renowned BISITE (Bioinformatics, Intelligent Systems and Educational Technology) Research Group, created in 2000. Director of the IoT Digital Innovation Hub and President of the AIR Institute, J. M. Corchado is also Visiting Professor at the Osaka Institute of Technology since January 2015, Visiting Professor at the Universiti Malaysia Kelantan and Member of the Advisory Group on Online Terrorist Propaganda of the European Counter Terrorism Centre (EUROPOL). J. M. Corchado has been president of the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, and academic coordinator of the University Institute for Research in Art and Animation Technology at the University of Salamanca, as well as researcher at the Universities of Paisley (UK), Vigo (Spain) and the Plymouth Marine Laboratory (UK). He currently combines all his activity with the direction of Master programmes in Security, Digital Animation, Mobile Telephony, Information Systems Management, Internet of Things, Social Media, 3D Design and Printing, Blockchain, Z System, Industry 4.0, Agile Project Management, and Smart Cities & Intelligent Buildings, at the University of Salamanca and his work as editor-in-chief of the journals ADCAIJ (Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal), OJCST (Oriental Journal of Computer Science and Technology) or Electronics MDPI (Computer Science & Engineering section). J. M. Corchado mainly works on projects related to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT, Fog Computing, Edge Computing, Smart Cities, Smart Grids and Sentiment Analysis. He has recently been included in the board of trustees of the AstraZeneca Foundation, along with other health professionals and researchers recognised for bringing scientific knowledge closer to society.