Objective 2: Understanding Online Material

This objective will seek to explore influence over the vulnerable concerning and manipulative behaviours and material and what makes them believable and evocative. Given that many EU citizens deem themselves poorly equipped in education, awareness and technical prowess to deal with complex cybercrime this objective will focusing upon citizen's perceptions and behaviours of cybercrime and online radicalisation through the following essential topics:
  • Inflammatory political radicalisation and hate speech
  • Recruitment and encouragement of illegal behaviour
  • Role of the media and explicit content upon influential and vulnerable minds
These topics will be explored using a range of research techniques including desk based research, surveys, indicator classifications, internet based surveys and meta-analysis of existing results.