Category Archives: Investigation-1- Police forces (training)

IT expertise for law enforcement

Police hunt down IT forensics expertise (ZDnet.co.uk, 02 october 2009) the Metropolitan police puts ¬£32 millions aside to buy IT equipments… And the US Governement is looking for 10000 IT experts US on hunt for 1,000 cybersecurity experts (ZDnet.co.uk, 05 … Continue reading

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A centre for training, research and education in cybercrime

See teh website of the 2CENTRE http://www.2centre.eu/node/1 and the University of Troyes (France) being a partner to the project “L’Universit√© de technologie de Troyes gonfle ses formations en cybercriminalit√©” (JDN, 12 March 2009)

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Fraud – clickjacking increase; and police training

The American firm Clic Forensics registers a sharp increase in clickjacking, fraudulent modification of HTML code underlying a weblink on a website.“Recrudescence de la fraude au clic fin 2008” (JDN, 30 January 2009) – the article shows graphs that are … Continue reading

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The difficult adaptation of police forces

It’s about India, but frankly, the same article could probably be written in any country. The basic police officer has not been trained to detect and investigate cybercrimes. Nothing to be ashamed off, but something to act upon by various … Continue reading

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Investigation – Police forces (need of and training)

The difficult adaptation of police forces Police e-crime unit calls for industry aid Inadequate training of police forces – collateral damages Tuesday, 25 November 2008 New e-crime police – a welcomed addition? New UK e-crime police training Response to cybercrime: … Continue reading

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Police e-crime unit calls for industry aid (11 December 2008)

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Inadequate training of police forces – collateral damages

A bit ironic but not enough when thinking about Julie Amero’s life. If the information is really true, and there is no reason to doubt, this is a scandal both in terms of training of law enforcement officials, and in … Continue reading

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New e-crime police – a welcomed addition?

Fraud being one of the most common crimes in cyberspace, it’s good to see the National Fraud squad welcoming the creation of the e-crime police in the UK “National anti-fraud centre ready for action” (3 October 2008) Meanwhile the City … Continue reading

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New UK e-crime police training

They want to recruit from the technology industry. Providing they have enough money to pay the persons! See “Fears over funding for police e-crime unit ” (2 October 2008)No problem with that, but training in law and criminal law should … Continue reading

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Response to cybercrime: specialised investigation forces?

Recurrent debate of the UK, since the Government went against the trend to establish specialised forces for investigation of cybercrime. Whether the original decision was money-driven or not, what appears clearly now is that even businesses see they cannot afford … Continue reading

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