The law enforcement challenges of cybercrime
Are we really playing catch-up? - Study
This study was commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the LIBE Committee. With a number of high-profile criminal cases, such as ‘Silk Road’, cybercrime has been very much in the spotlight in recent years, both in Europe and elsewhere. While this study shows that cybercrime poses significant challenges for law enforcement, it also argues that the key cybercrime concern for law enforcement is legal rather than technical and technological. The study further underlines that the European Parliament is largely... excluded from policy development in the field of cybercrime, impeding public scrutiny and accountability.
- Corporate author(s): Directorate-General for Internal Policies of the Union Themes: Justice and home affairs, Information technology and telecommunications
- Subject: computer crime, data protection, EU law, European Union, fight against crime, organised crime, terrorism, transmission network, United States