An International Perspective on Fighting Cybercrime

  • Weiping Chang
  • Wingyan Chung
  • Hsinchun Chen
  • Shihchieh Chou
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2665)


Cybercrime is becoming ever more serious. Findings from the 2002 Computer Crime and Security Survey show an upward trend that demonstrates a need for a timely review of existing approaches to fighting this new phenomenon in the information age. In this paper, we provide an overview of cybercrime and present an international perspective on fighting cybercrime. We review current status of fighting cybercrime in different countries, which rely on legal, organizational, and technological approaches, and recommend four directions for governments, lawmakers, intelligence and law enforcement agencies, and researchers to combat cybercrime.


Internet Service Provider White Collar Crime Computer Crime Security Survey Internet Fraud 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Weiping Chang
    • 1
  • Wingyan Chung
    • 2
  • Hsinchun Chen
    • 2
  • Shihchieh Chou
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information ManagementNational Central UniversityChung-LiTaiwan
  2. 2.Artificial Intelligence Lab, Department of Management Information SystemsUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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