Cybercrime: Awareness, Prevention, and Response

Cybercrime: Awareness, Prevention, and Response
Emond Publishing
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October 2019
Criminology; Evidence and Investigation; Policing, Security, and First Responders

Cybercrime: Awareness, Prevention, and Response is the first Canadian resource of its kind to effectively address the role of crime within this increasingly digitally dependent age and networked world. A wide spectrum of cybercrimes, including online fraud and exploitation, identity fraud, social engineering, phishing, and cyberbullying, are explained and thoroughly mapped out with prevention strategies, intelligence-gathering tactics, and response plans. With each chapter highlighting real incidents and referencing Canadian content, professionals will be equipped to tactfully approach cyber-related crimes from a law enforcement perspective.

This comprehensive resource is essential for anyone working in or being introduced to this growing field, providing readers with an overview of how cybercrimes affect individuals, businesses, governments, institutions, and organizations.



  • Definitions related to cybercrime, technology, and cybersecurity
  • Case studies of Canadian incidents and investigations
  • Checklists and tips for safeguarding against cybercrime
  • A discussion of the process of investigating cybercrime
  • An overview of social media’s relationship with cybercrime


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Cybercrime Awareness Is Growing
Chapter 2: Using Social Media When Investigating Cybercrime
Chapter 3: Cyberbullying: A Modern-Day Scourge of the Internet
Chapter 4: A Police Officer’s Introduction to Investigating, Searching, and Seizing Mobile Devices
Chapter 5: Preventing Data Breaches and Reducing Theft of Personal Information from Organizations
Chapter 6: A Police Officer’s Guide to Privacy Protection
Chapter 7: Deception Is the Intent of Social Engineering
Chapter 8: Targeted Attacks: The Real Threats of Phishing, Spear Phishing, and Ransomware
Chapter 9: Internet Abuse and Its Effect on Law Enforcement
Chapter 10: Conducting Online Investigations
Chapter 11: Potential Opportunities and Threats of Future Technology
Appendix A: Checklists and Guides for Conducting Online Investigations

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Cybercrime: Awareness, Prevention, and Response

Format: Print
Cover: Softcover
Colour: Four Colour
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Price: $75.00

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Cover: Online
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Price: $61.00