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Is Cyber Crime on the Rise in Mississauga?

When it comes to fighting crime in Peel Region, crime has typically been associated with something that can be physically seen or experienced, such as a mugging, robbery, carjacking, etc.

But like all other things, increasingly crime is taking place online in the digital realm. Things like hacked bank accounts, credit fraud, and online bullying are increasingly being looked at through a serious lens by law enforcement officials. There are also crimes that are very well hidden that we don’t always seen on an everyday basis.

As such, crime prevention experts at Peel Regional Police have developed a unique cyber related course for parents, caregivers, educators and other professionals in order to help citizens and residents of Peel be more vigilant when it comes to such offenses.

Dubbed ‘Cyber Academy‘, the course, delivered over five 2.5 hour evenings, for

Read more at: https://www.insauga.com/is-cyber-crime-on-the-rise-in-mississauga

cyber crime: Cyber threats outpacing abilities of governments …

NEW DELHI: As cases of data breach and online frauds fox the authorities in India and abroad, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has warned that cybersecurity threats are outpacing the abilities of the governments and companies to overpower them unless all stakeholders cooperate.

In a new report to be discussed in detail at its annual meeting in Swiss ski resort town of Davos by over 3,000 world leaders including from India, the Geneva-based WEF said working collaboratively in the cybersecurity space is difficult and there is no “simple policy solution or silver bullet here”.

The increasingly networked, digitised and connected world is vulnerable to cyber threats that can only be addressed by the combined capabilities of the public and private sector, said the new report prepared by the WEF in collaboration with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

The report, Cyber Resilience:

Read more at: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/internet/cyber-threats-outpacing-abilities-of-governments-companies-world-economic-forum/articleshow/62494975.cms

Cyber crime, economic offences rose multiple-fold in 2017

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Pune: The city recorded a marginal 3% drop in overall crimes in 2017, barring incidences of vehicle theft, molestation and drug peddling, as compared to 2016. However, cyber crime complaints and economic offences registered an almost three- and four-fold increase respectively.

Serious crimes like murder, robbery and chain-snatching, among others, continued to show a declining trend over the four years since 2014. In fact, chain-snatchings dropped from a high of 512 cases in 2014 to under 100 cases in 2017.

While the crime detection rate went up by almost 100%, the conviction rate dropped noticeably for serious crimes as well as offences under special enactments.

“Our efforts are on to increase the conviction rate,” police commissioner Rashmi Shukla said while releasing Pune’s

Read more at: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/cyber-crime-economic-offences-rose-multiple-fold-in-2017/articleshow/62480207.cms

Cyber crime, economic offences rose multiple-fold in 2017 | Pune …

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Pune: The city recorded a marginal 3% drop in overall crimes in 2017, barring incidences of vehicle theft, molestation and drug peddling, as compared to 2016. However, cyber crime complaints and economic offences registered an almost three- and four-fold increase respectively.

Serious crimes like murder, robbery and chain-snatching, among others, continued to show a declining trend over the four years since 2014. In fact, chain-snatchings dropped from a high of 512 cases in 2014 to under 100 cases in 2017.

While the crime detection rate went up by almost 100%, the conviction rate dropped noticeably for serious crimes as well as offences under special enactments.

“Our efforts are on to increase the conviction rate,” police commissioner Rashmi Shukla said while releasing Pune’s

Read more at: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/cyber-crime-economic-offences-rose-multiple-fold-in-2017/articleshow/62480207.cms

Less than 5% of cyber crime reported to gardaí

Less than 5 per cent of of cyber crime is reported to gardaí, a conference has heard.

Speaking at the conference Cyber Fraud in a Digital Age at University College Cork on Friday, Det Supt Mick Gubbins of the Garda Cyber Crime Bureau appealed to company owners and individuals to contact them when they find themselves under attack by criminals.

He said support services are ready and in place for persons impacted by cyber crime.

“Of the cyber-dependent crime, very little of that is reported. I would say it is less than 5 per cent. It is not just an Irish phenomenon. It is a European and global phenomenon. We would like to let them know that the guards have the ability to investigate cyber-dependent incidents.”

Det Supt Gubbins said one third of Irish and Northern Irish businesses have suffered a data security breach in the past year.

Read more at: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/less-than-5-of-cyber-crime-reported-to-garda%C3%AD-1.3353433

Less than 5% of cyber crime reported to gardaí – The Irish Times

Less than 5 per cent of of cyber crime is reported to gardaí, a conference has heard.

Speaking at the conference Cyber Fraud in a Digital Age at University College Cork on Friday, Det Supt Mick Gubbins of the Garda Cyber Crime Bureau appealed to company owners and individuals to contact them when they find themselves under attack by criminals.

He said support services are ready and in place for persons impacted by cyber crime.

“Of the cyber-dependent crime, very little of that is reported. I would say it is less than 5 per cent. It is not just an Irish phenomenon. It is a European and global phenomenon. We would like to let them know that the guards have the ability to investigate cyber-dependent incidents.”

Det Supt Gubbins said one third of Irish and Northern Irish businesses have suffered a data security breach in the past year.

Read more at: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/less-than-5-of-cyber-crime-reported-to-garda%C3%AD-1.3353433

Less than 5% of cyber crime reported to gardaí

Less than 5 per cent of of cyber crime is reported to gardaí, a conference has heard.

Speaking at the conference Cyber Fraud in a Digital Age at University College Cork on Friday, Det Supt Mick Gubbins of the Garda Cyber Crime Bureau appealed to company owners and individuals to contact them when they find themselves under attack by criminals.

He said support services are ready and in place for persons impacted by cyber crime.

“Of the cyber-dependent crime, very little of that is reported. I would say it is less than 5 per cent. It is not just an Irish phenomenon. It is a European and global phenomenon. We would like to let them know that the guards have the ability to investigate cyber-dependent incidents.”

Det Supt Gubbins said one third of Irish and Northern Irish businesses have suffered a data security breach in the past year.

Read more at: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/less-than-5-of-cyber-crime-reported-to-garda%C3%AD-1.3353433