Microsoft recently covered its new Cybercrime Center, an effort to advance the fight against cybercrime.
The Digital Detectives story helps explain what the Cybercrime Center does and why it is important. It also helps explain various types of cybercrime the new headquarters will be fighting.
Law enforcement agencies are often “reluctant to use new techniques,” and don’t always maximize current technology, Nakatani says. Criminals, however, are certainly maximizing the benefits of technology in their wrongdoing. With Microsoft’s guidance, police organizations can optimize the latest technology to pursue criminals who are using the same.
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