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Rising Cyber Crime Wave: Doubts Over Law Enforcement Capabilities

Corporations and governments are experiencing and reporting cybercrime at greater rates, according to a survey by PwC consulting. Respondents expressed doubts about the ability of law enforcement to investigate and prosecute economic crime.

The PwC survey found 54 percent of U.S. companies experienced cyber crime in the past two years, far higher than the 32 percent global reported rate, according to Didier Lavion, a principal at PwC. Continue reading Rising Cyber Crime Wave: Doubts Over Law Enforcement Capabilities

Senior British Police Team To Start Review of Lindt Cafe Siege Response

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Five senior British police officers, with expertise in counter-terrorism, hostage situations and firearms, begin work this week reviewing the actions of NSW Police Force during the deadly Lindt Cafe siege, ahead of the inquest’s final hearings.  Continue reading Senior British Police Team To Start Review of Lindt Cafe Siege Response

Police Mostly Satisfied With Behaviour of New Year’s Eve Revellers Across Australia

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Police across Australia have praised the behaviour of New Year’s Eve revellers. Although the number of arrests were down, it was still a very demanding night for police and paramedics. Continue reading Police Mostly Satisfied With Behaviour of New Year’s Eve Revellers Across Australia

Social Media Posts Are Leaving Home Owners Exposed To Burglars

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Police warn Facebook posts could put unsuspecting holidaymakers at risk of theft
They are the statistics that, for some, may yet ruin Christmas.

One in three people have never met their friends and followers on social media yet more than half upload posts about holidays away – with a further third posting pictures of gifts left behind in the house. Continue reading Social Media Posts Are Leaving Home Owners Exposed To Burglars