EAST EGAP is a European specialist expert forum for discussion of ATM and ATS related physical attack trends, attack methodologies and counter-measures, threat protection, and for the provision of regularly updated lists of manufacturers of ATM protective devices. The latest lists can be downloaded from the ‘Stained Banknotes’ page on this website (bottom of page).
The meeting was chaired by Mr Graham Mott of the LINK Scheme and was attended by key representatives from Law Enforcement, Terminal Deployers, ATM Networks and Security Equipment Vendors. Europol gave a central assessment of the ATM physical attack situation in Europe and National Threat Assessments were shared by representatives from fifteen countries.
EAST EGAP, which meets twice each year, enables in-depth and technical discussion to take place. The areas covered include:
- The latest incidents and criminal MOs
- The collection and distribution of best practice guidelines
- The evolution of threats and counter-measures
- Lessons from and on law enforcement