Fighting Crime



  • Abstract
  • Definition
    Nature of Crimes
    Fighting Crime
  • Policy
  • Prevention
  • Detection
  • Measuring
    Crimes of the Future
  • Information Theft
  • Cyber-Terrorism
    Pop Culture




  • With regards to fighting crime the major fronts are legislative and technical. The aims of these measures are two-fold: punish those who commit crimes and to prevent the crimes that might occur.

    On the legislative side, Congress is currently adopting measures to make more agressive prosecution against computer criminals, and expand the scope of law enforcement.

    Technically, software exists to detect unauthorized entry, and awareness is being spread to fight computer crime. Security issues involving cryptography have spread their scope to international proportions. Of course, denying criminals protals of entry r emains the strongest protection, to this regard a section cover these measures.