Saturday, February 09, 2008

UK: Law Enforcers Call for Central e-Crime Unit

Phil Muncaster writes on SC Magazine Australia/NZ:

Scotland Yard police chief adds voice to growing calls for a new NHTCU-style agency.

A leading internet crime police chief has renewed calls for a dedicated UK police unit to tackle web security threats, reach out to industry and liaise with international law enforcement agencies.

Speaking at the annual Retail Business Show in London this week, detective superintendent Charlie McMurdie, head of e-crime at the Met, argued that policing has not kept up with the rapid pace of change in internet use.

More here.


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