Site Map - Cybercrime

Identity Theft

- The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network recently released a report looking at how frequently identity theft was named as the cause of a suspicious activity report filing by financial institutions. See the results of the report online.

Battling Cybercrime Across Borders

- International cybercrime investigations are fraught with challenges, such as gathering evidence that meets court standards in multiple countries.


- Sixty-five percent of respondents in a Symantec report said they had been victimized by malware or some other form of computer crime. Only 13 percent surveyed said they felt “very safe” online.

Zero Trust Model

- Information security professionals should readjust some widely held views on how to combat cyber risks, according to a new Forrester Research report.

Palin Hacker Asks Court for Probation

- Although prosecutors are seeking prison time, the man convicted earlier this year of hacking into Sarah Palin’s e-mail has asked a court for probation.

Federal IT Execs: Cyberattack Volume Growing "Exponentially"

- While hackers, criminals, and rogue states have yet to cripple the U.S. cyber infrastructure, the threat is omnipresent as government agencies struggle day-in and day-out to keep a step ahead of attackers, according to sector leaders.

Hacking: The Next Generation

- A multiauthor volume that teaches how hacking has evolved to include sophisticated tools and methods that can compromise an individual or an enterprise.

Public-Private Cyber Info Sharing Still Lacking: Report

- Government and the private sector still don't share enough information about cyber threats because each doubts the other's ability to protect it, according to a recent survey by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

Best Damn Cybercrime and Digital Forensics Book Period

- Despite the bragging title, this multi-author volume is a valuable introduction to cybercrime and digital forensics.

Identity Theft Handbook: Detection, Prevention, and Security

- A boring read that security professionals will find little worth their attention.

The Rewards of PCI Compliance

- Small firms are less likely to be PCI compliant than larger organizations and are at a greater risk of data theft.

E-mail Security Provider Adds Extra Layers of Security

- For e-mail users who need stronger security than a standard login, StrongWebmail allows the e-mail users' phone to protect their e-mail account.

Uptick in Cybercrime Cost Victims Big in 2009, FBI Report Says

- The most prevalent cyberscam in 2009 used the good name of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to dupe victims out of money or personal information, the FBI reported last week.

Beyond Print

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See all the latest links and resources that supplement the current issue of Security Management magazine.