Cybercrime and Cyber Security in ASEAN

  • Lennon Y. C. ChangEmail author
Part of the Springer Series on Asian Criminology and Criminal Justice Research book series (SSACCJR)


This chapter examines the trends in and challenges of cybercrime in the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) region. Although the ASEAN region is an emerging cybercrime market, there is limited research on cybercrime in ASEAN. What are the trends in and challenges of cybercrime in ASEAN? Is the current Council of Europe’s Convention on Cybercrime appropriate for ASEAN? What are the challenges faced by ASEAN countries when collaborating internationally against cybercrime? This chapter aims to answer these questions and to consider whether the strategies developed in the global north are relevant to ASEAN. This chapter will provide an overview of cybercrime trends in ASEAN, assess current measures adopted by ASEAN countries in combatting cybercrime, and make policy recommendations to strengthen those measures.


Cybercrime ASEAN Policy transfer Policing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Social SciencesMonash UniversityClaytonAustralia

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