Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Criminal law & procedure
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2015-10-30
ISBN: 
9780779867141
Carswell

Cybercrime in Canadian Criminal Law, 2nd Edition

Author: Sara Smyth
Availability: In Stock

Cybercrime in Canadian Criminal Law, Second Edition is a treatise on computer crime for the Canadian marketplace that sets out the existing regulatory framework and considers alternatives in depth. It provides a complex, multi-tiered proposal for effective law enforcement while considering the question of constitutional and other constraints on regulation, including cost.

It also draws analogies to existing law enforcement powers in other areas, such as:

  • Terrorism and money laundering
  • Related technologies, including telephone networks

Finally, it discusses how similar measures were implemented in other jurisdictions throughout the world.

New in this edition

The new edition has been updated to address the new ways that cyber-attackers are compromising individuals and organizations in today's multifaceted digital environment, including the following important concerns;

  • Greater attack surface areas
  • The abundance and sophistication of attack methods
  • The growing complexity of vulnerabilities and solutions

Particular attention is paid to cutting-edge techniques and attack vectors, including

  • Cloud computing
  • Mobile apps
  • Social media
  • Online auction/marketplaces
  • Malware/botnets
  • Industrial espionage
  • State-affiliated actors
  • Organized crime
  • P2P and other file-sharing networks and protocols, including Tor and the Dark Net

Other contemporary issues explored in this new edition include

  • Hacking techniques
  • Ransomware
  • Identity theft/fraud incidents
  • Digital forensics
  • Data breach notification laws
  • Mandatory child pornography reporting laws
  • International law enforcement cooperation and other related policies and industry trends

This book is an excellent place to being for those interested in cybercrimes and knowing how Canadian legislation and courts are adapting to this recent area of law.
Emily Landriault, Brian Dickson Law Library, University of Ottawa.

Carswell

Cybercrime in Canadian Criminal Law, 2nd Edition

Author: Sara Smyth
Availability: In Stock

Description

Cybercrime in Canadian Criminal Law, Second Edition is a treatise on computer crime for the Canadian marketplace that sets out the existing regulatory framework and considers alternatives in depth. It provides a complex, multi-tiered proposal for effective law enforcement while considering the question of constitutional and other constraints on regulation, including cost.

It also draws analogies to existing law enforcement powers in other areas, such as:

  • Terrorism and money laundering
  • Related technologies, including telephone networks

Finally, it discusses how similar measures were implemented in other jurisdictions throughout the world.

New in this edition

The new edition has been updated to address the new ways that cyber-attackers are compromising individuals and organizations in today's multifaceted digital environment, including the following important concerns;

  • Greater attack surface areas
  • The abundance and sophistication of attack methods
  • The growing complexity of vulnerabilities and solutions

Particular attention is paid to cutting-edge techniques and attack vectors, including

  • Cloud computing
  • Mobile apps
  • Social media
  • Online auction/marketplaces
  • Malware/botnets
  • Industrial espionage
  • State-affiliated actors
  • Organized crime
  • P2P and other file-sharing networks and protocols, including Tor and the Dark Net

Other contemporary issues explored in this new edition include

  • Hacking techniques
  • Ransomware
  • Identity theft/fraud incidents
  • Digital forensics
  • Data breach notification laws
  • Mandatory child pornography reporting laws
  • International law enforcement cooperation and other related policies and industry trends

This book is an excellent place to being for those interested in cybercrimes and knowing how Canadian legislation and courts are adapting to this recent area of law.
Emily Landriault, Brian Dickson Law Library, University of Ottawa.