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Fighting Cybercrime

Cybercrime and Digital Forensic Investigation: A Winning Combination

by Suhali Nanji, Area Director Southeast Region, SMLR Group, Inc.

Cyber insurance is one way organizations can fight cybercrime. Behind the scenes, however, laws and sentencing are getting tighter in response to the rise in cyber-attacks, while experts are creating more precise ways to identify cyber criminals.

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Posted in Cybersecurity, Financials, Forensic Social Media, Fraud, Hacks, Incident Response, Legal, Malware, Malware & Other Threats, Phishing, Risk Management
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Social Media Monitoring Helps Investigations

Sheriff Richard Wiles and the El Paso County, Texas Sheriff’s Department were heavily criticized for a recent purchase of software to monitor social media for possible criminal activity.

Although much smaller in scale, El Paso law-enforcement officials have been swept into the government spying controversy over local surveillance of social media sites.

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Posted in Content, Forensic Social Media, Social Media and the Law, Social Media Discovery, Social Media Privacy
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“Stingray” Surveillance Tool

February 12, 2013 | By Trevor Timm

As Secretive “Stingray” Surveillance Tool Becomes More Pervasive, Questions Over Its Illegality Increase

A few months ago, EFF warned of a secretive new surveillance tool being used by the FBI in cases around the country commonly referred to as a “Stingray.” Recently,

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Posted in Cybersecurity, Forensic Social Media, Government Surveilance
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