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Policing the Digital Frontier

The expression “Hi-Tech Crime” is a classic oxymoron. We are talking about cutting edge technology when we talk of matters “hi-tech” – conjuring positive, forward thinking, images. And then we link this term with “crime”. Little wonder then that my colleagues in mainstream policing assign it specialist status. And hardly surprising I suppose that IT security is rarely seen as a board level portfolio for the business community. If we are to combat it, we must recognise hi-tech crime for what it really is – it is every type of crime but with a component placing it in the digital environment. It is able to operate instantaneously, remotely, and with disregard for sovereignty and geography. It also becomes easier for criminals to target multiple-victims, hide assets, and cover the evidential trail. Full Story

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