The EAST Expert Group on ATM Physical Attacks - LogoThe fifth meeting of the EAST Expert Group on ATM Physical Attacks (EGAP) took place on Tuesday 8th March 2016 in London, hosted by the LINK Scheme.

EAST EGAP is a European specialist expert forum for discussion of ATM 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 EAST EGAP meeting was chaired by Mr Graham Mott and was attended by key representatives from ATM Deployers, ATM Networks, ATM Vendors, Security Equipment Vendors and Law Enforcement.

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

The focus of EAST EGAP is on topics and issues raised by EAST National Members, which represent 34 countries with an installed base of 1,337,000 ATMs.  Outputs from EAST EGAP are presented to meetings of EAST National Members.