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Cyber Policing

Inside on the War On Global Cybercrime

If the total cost of global cybercrime was a country, it would be the third largest economy in the world.

It’s estimated that by 2025 that cost will reach $10.5 trillion annually, representing the largest transfer of wealth in human history. Organizations will spend $450 billion annually trying to protect themselves.

So it goes without saying this is a chronic challenge the whole world faces together. Individuals experience callous scams that ruin them financially, businesses are held ransom for huge sums, and hacked for invaluable corporate secrets or simply idle kicks.

As crimes these are naturally matters for the police, however it’s not unfair to say the technical nature of them goes far beyond what most forces are equipped to handle.

In this guide we set out to provide a very high level overview of the types of cybercrimes being perpetrated across the world, the stories of the hackers behind them, and what modern techniques and technologies authorities are adopting to fight back against this criminal tidal wave.

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