How the police prevent cybercrime


Presentation Cyber Hack
CS Cyber Security

The average age of arrest for all crime is 35 – for cybercrime it’s just 17. Cybercrime prevention is a key part of the UK’s National Cyber Security Strategy. DC Will Farrell identifies low level cyber offenders and then encourages them to consider ethical and legal jobs in the cyber security sector to help fill the shortage of skilled professionals entering the industry.

What techniques are the cybercriminals using? What does a typical cybercriminal look like? Is there a common pathway into committing cybercrime?

In this session, find out how law enforcement are preventing cybercrime from happening in the first place.

What you will takeaway from this session:

  • Understand law enforcement work to Prevent cybercrime
  • Increased threat through Internet of Things
  • Cyber Crime Case Study
  • Profile of a Cyber Criminal

Detective Constable
Regional Cyber Crime Unit, North West Regional Organised Crime Unit