Cybercrime: December 2010
A selection of new key reports, books, journal articles and websites. All items are available on interlibrary loan through the JV Barry Library. Please contact your own library for assistance.
- 2010/2011 CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey / Computer Security Institute
Computer Security Institute, 2010
- Government response to House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications report on the inquiry into cyber crime : hackers, fraudsters and botnets : tackling the problem of cyber crime / Australian Government
Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, 2010
- National Crime Victimization Survey supplement : victims of identity theft, 2008 / Lynn Langton and Michael Planty
Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2010
- Online interactions involving suspected paedophiles who engage male children / Angelique Grosskopf
Australian Institute of Criminology, 2010
Summary: This paper summarises the results of a small-scale study into the online interactions of suspected paedophiles with undercover Australian police officers posing as male children.
- An uneasy mix : policing and social media / Phil Pyke
Association news (Police Association of Tasmania). Dec 2010:25-27
Summary: Police are using social media sites to detect crime and serve intervention orders, but are themselves liable to face public scrutiny for perceived offences.
- Assessing sex experiences of online victimization : an examination of adolescent online behaviors using routine activity theory / Catherine D Marcum, Melissa L Ricketts and George E Higgins
Criminal justice review 35(4) Dec 2010: 412-437
Summary: Investigates the differences in online victimisation between genders, through a survey of university students, questioning them on their internet behaviours as adolescents.
- Banks beef up end-users' security / John Wagley
Security management 54(11) Nov 2010: 50 +  p
Summary: Some banks are providing customers with low-cost or free security to address online threats.
- Online communication technologies and sexual assault / Antonia Quadara
Aware : ACSSA newsletter no. 25 Nov 2010: 15-19
Summary: Provides a snapshot of what is currently known about the use of new technologies and sexual violence, and highlights some of the challenges for policing the online domain
- Cybersmart / Australian Communications and Media Authority
Summary: The Cybersmart program is a national cybersafety education program managed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (the ACMA), as part of the Australian Government’s commitment to promoting online safety for children and young people.