Understanding the distribution of cybercrimes is essential to allocating a computer crime
unit's resources in a cost-efficient manner.
The most common type of computer crime
at Baylor is probably copyright violation, Roberson said.
"We are right behind these criminals and they know it," says De Oliveira, head of the Special Computer Crimes
and Electronic Fraud Precinct.
But drafting a responsible computer crime
bill is no easy task for legislators.
"I think we're getting better at judging what actual losses are with respect to dollar figures, personnel involved in cleaning up, or exactly what was taken and what is the actual cost of it," says Gray, who retired from the FBI's computer crimes
squad in 2001.
is increasing dramatically and combating computer viruses is a major problem for society,' said Dr Ryan.
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As a place to begin in the investigation of computer-based crime, Digital Evidence and Computer Crime
represents a very good start.
But businesses aren't reporting breaches, the seventh annual "Computer Crime
and Security Survey" found.
Citing the recent case of the 'ILOVEYOU' virus in the Philippines, Vatis said that the joint US-Philippine hunt for the suspected perpetrator had been hampered by the lack of a specific computer crime
statute in the country.
The seminar is aimed at highlighting current problems, allowing those present to share their problems, to hear from experts on preventing computer crime
and to formulate solutions to their particular problems.
DPMA Proposes Model for Computer Crime
Legislators The Data Processing Management Association (DPMA) is developing a model computer crime
act as a guide for updating current federal and state legislation.