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Outbreak of Coronavirus – a threat to Cybersecurity

Verify every information source. There is currently an overload of digitized information on COVID-19 outbreak purporting to be genuine and credible, and so the need to obtain authentic information cannot be over-emphasized. Since not all information out there is factual and correct, consumers of digital services must know who to follow in the cyberspace and where to search for the right information about coronavirus on digital platforms.

The Challenges of Cybercrime Investigations and Prosecution

Overview As discussed in our last publication, every form of criminal’s act has a technology aspect in it. Investigators and prosecutors struggle to find enough evidence for cybercrime prosecution. Besides multiple jurisdictional challenge in cybercrime investigations (as published earlier), expertise, technology, and investigation workflow present several challenges to cybercrime investigation Read more…

Enhancing Cybercrime Reporting

Overview As discussed in our last publication, every form of criminal’s act has a technology aspect in it. Investigators and prosecutors struggle to find enough evidence for cybercrime prosecution. Besides multiple jurisdictional challenge in cybercrime investigations (as published on 12 November 2018), expertise, and technology, reporting of cybercrime for investigation Read more…

Trends in the Cybercrime Industry

Overview As Information Technology Communication (ICT) is integrated into daily functioning of businesses, organizations, governments, and individuals, almost everyone depends on ICT for a living, criminals also utilize ICT platforms to carry out crime activities. Computer related criminals use computer as the object of the crime (hacking, phishing, spamming) or Read more…

Cybercrime Impact and the Way Forward

Introduction Cybercrime has kept pace with technology advancement but, security practitioners and law enforcement agencies are yet to catch up with the criminals. This article highlights the current cybercrime activities, discusses the motivations behind cybercrime, and outlines steps of reducing cybercrime risks.  Cybercrime Activities The Council of Europe Convention on Read more…

The Challenges of Cybercrime

Overview Cybercrime has kept pace with technology advancement but, security practitioners and law enforcement agencies are yet to keep catch up with the criminals. The more technology advances and evolves, the more businesses and individuals adopt these technologies, and the more the attack surfaces of these technologies also increase. Cybercrime issues Read more…