Wednesday, February 29, 2012RCMP: Interpol ‘key resource’ to defeat hackers International co-ordination is key to fighting cyber crime, says one officer. "This isn't a Canadian-only fight"
Thursday, January 27, 2011U.S. senator calls for protections on device location Oregon senator Ron Wyden says he will introduce a bill to set rules for police access to mobile location information
Thursday, March 19, 2009Ontario homicide cops tout document management E-disclosure has joined e-discovery as one of the fastest growing trends in today’s legal system. Read about how Ontario police agencies are preparing electronic case files for upcoming murder trials
Monday, September 15, 2008Cloud computing raises privacy and security concerns U.S. government policy makers will soon focus on the privacy, security and other implications of cloud computing, some experts say.
Monday, March 03, 2008RCMP charge Canadian company for selling fake Cisco gear A Markham, Ont.-based hardware reseller has been charged by the RCMP for allegedly selling large quantities of counterfeit Cisco Systems Inc. networking equipment. Last February, the RCMP Greater Toronto Area Federal Enforcement Section searched Network IT offices, seizing approximately 1,600 counterfeit parts, worth an estimated $2 million.
Thursday, February 28, 2008RCMP charge Canadians for selling fake Cisco gear Network IT in Markham, Ont. is busted for allegedly selling $2 million in counterfeit networking equipment. Experts explain how the line between grey market and black market is blurring
Wednesday, August 22, 2007Canadian police plan global CyberPol centre A new initiative by the Canadian Association of Police Boards to establish a global centre for cyber-crime in Canada got a boost this week from Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day. The CyberPol Global Centre for Securing Cyberspace is envisioned to become a centralized collaboration centre for Canadian and international law enforcement agencies.
Tuesday, August 21, 2007Law enforcers plan Canadian cyber-crime centre A police association begins work on a feasability study that will bring together the RCMP and municipal forces, among others. An official goes over the possible scope of the project
Monday, May 21, 2007MySpace agrees to give up sex offender data After days of tussling with several U.S. attorneys general, MySpace has agreed to provide AG offices in all states with information it has gathered on convicted sex offenders who have used its social networking site, the most popular of its kind.
Tuesday, June 27, 2006Bell Sympatico's 'monitoring' announcement has privacy advocates worried A statement by a major Canadian Internet service provider that it will be monitoring customers' cyber activities for possible reporting to government agencies has sparked concern among privacy advocates.
Thursday, July 21, 2005The lead up to lawful access To get a better handle on the current "lawful access" controversy, one needs to go back a bit…to 2002. For it was in that year that the Canadian government announced plans to modernize criminal law in response to law enforcement challenges posed by new technologies.
Thursday, June 16, 2005Global co-operation key to security, says expert A Microsoft Corp. security expert is calling for greater international collaboration, including increased technical and training support for law enforcement agencies, to seriously combat cyber crime. While many countries have the necessary laws in place to aid the investigation and prosecution of computer criminals, it is important that there be "no safe haven" for them, according to Philip Reitinger, senior security strategist, Microsoft, based in Redmond, Wash.
Wednesday, May 18, 2005SS head calls for cybersecurity cooperation Companies with compromised data have a duty to report that information to investigators as a way to keep others from being victimized, the director of the U.S. Secret Service said Tuesday. The Secret Service, which has jurisdiction to investigate financial crimes as well as protect the U.S. president, is working hard to prevent Internet-related crimes such as identity theft, but it needs assistance from private companies, said Ralph Basham, Secret Service director, speaking at an event on organized cybercrime in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, August 05, 2004VoIP wiretap laws in the spotlight As Canada's government hammers out rules that allow police to wiretap voice-over-IP (VoIP) phone calls, their counterparts in the United States say VoIP should be as accessible to law enforcement agencies as traditional phone calls are.
Thursday, April 11, 2002Call in the Cybercops At the same time as law enforcement agencies were tracking down the Love Bug creator, government and business leaders from the G8 industrialized nations were meeting in Paris to discuss how they could join together to face the mounting threat of cybercrime.