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NCJ Number: 184824 Find in a Library
Title: Crimes Related to Computer Networks: Background Paper for the Workshop on Crimes Related to the Computer Network
Corporate Author: United Nations
United States of America
Date Published: February 3, 2000
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: United Nations
New York, NY 10017
Publication Number: A/CONF.187/10
Sale Source: United Nations
New York, NY 10017
United States of America
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: This is a background paper for the 10th United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders' workshop on crimes related to the computer network.
Abstract: Effectively preventing and combating cyber crime requires a coordinated international approach at different levels. At the domestic level, investigation of cyber crimes requires adequate staff, expertise and procedures. At the international level, investigating cyber crime requires timely action, facilitated by coordination between national law enforcement agencies and the enactment of appropriate legal authority. The paper considers the means for the exchange of technical and forensic expertise between national law enforcement authorities, as well as the need for international deliberations on current and future legal measures for international cooperation in investigating cyber crime. Of particular interest is the possible role of the United Nations or other international organizations. The paper discusses types of crimes envisaged for international electronic networks and explores why such crimes need international attention and combined efforts. Notes
Main Term(s): Computers
Index Term(s): Computer crime prevention measures; Computer related crime; Crime prevention measures; International cooperation; International Law Enforcement Cooperation; Science and Technology; United Nations standards; White collar crime; World criminology
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