Tag Archives: cybercrime

Is Persistence the key to offline contact: Identification of the online sex solicitors’ strategies

Presented by Vicky Desjardins as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity. About the presentation Research suggests two types of online sexual solicitors of minors, either those driven by sexual fantasies or by offline contact. Many of the studies on online sex solicitors were conducted using …

Améliorer les relations entre la criminologie et la cybersécurité

Considérant que les termes cybersécurité et cybercrime sont souvent utilisés dans le cyberespace, ne devraient-ils pas être reliés? La cybercriminalité représente l’ensemble des crimes « cyber ». Lorsqu’on y fait mention, on fait généralement référence au domaine d’étude des crimes traditionnels qui sont commis sur l’Internet, des crimes qui y sont créés et qui y prennent forme …

Enhancing relationships between criminology and cybersecurity

Considering that cybersecurity and cybercrime are often used in the cyber world, should they be related? Cybercrime represents the study of all “cyber” crimes. When mentioned, it is generally referring to the field of study of traditional offences committed on the Internet, crimes that have been created and which take shape strictly on the Internet …

The Impact of Cybercrime on Canadian Businesses in 2019

Presented by Howard Bilodeau as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity. About the presentation This presentation will examine recently-released statistics from the 2019 Canadian Survey of Cyber Security and Cybercrime (CSCSC). This survey, now in its second iteration, was designed to serve the following objectives: …

Cybercrime and shifts in opportunities during COVID-19

The global pandemic in which we have been immersed for months has changed many things. Indeed, no one has been immune to periods of isolation, the risks of contagion from the virus, and unfortunately, the criminal opportunities that arose. Indeed, several waves of attempted fraud have made headlines in recent months. Fraudsters seem likely to …

Cybercriminalité et évolution des opportunités pendant la COVID-19

La pandémie mondiale dans laquelle nous baignons depuis des mois a bouleversé bien des choses. En effet, personne n’a été à l’abri des périodes d’isolements, des risques de contagion du virus, et malheureusement des opportunités criminelles qui en sont ressorties. En effet, plusieurs vagues de tentatives de fraudes ont fait les manchettes dans les derniers …

Platforms and the Cybercrime Economy: Towards a socio-economic analysis

Presented by Mike McHuire as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation One of the primary motivations for engaging in cybercrime lies in the pursuit of revenues. Yet though this has been a well understood pathway into offending within traditional crime contexts it …

“What works?”: linking evidence-based policing and cybercrime.

The omnipresence of technology and its globalization has changed not only the way we act and interact with each other but also the way we commit crimes. Indeed, the global accessibility of the internet, offers numerous opportunities for committing a criminal offense. This article focuses on cybercrime such as child pornography, fraud or computer hacking. …

« What works ? » : maintien de l’ordre fondé sur les données probantes et cybercriminalité.

L’omniprésence des technologies dans nos vies qutodiennes a non seulement modifié nos manières d’agir et d’interagir entre nous, mais aussi la manière de commettre des délits. En effet, l’accessibilité mondiale d’Internet, offre de nombreuses opportunités de commission d’infraction criminelle, qui se veulent de plus en plus fréquentes et sévères. Cet article porte sur des infractions …