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How are cyber crimes detected and fought?

In today's age, cyber crimes are more common than ever before. This will continue to be the case into the future, thanks to advancing technology.

Despite the fact that connectivity is beneficial in many ways, it brings many problems to the world. For example, technology increases the risk of fraud and theft.

Cybersecurity is a buzzword that many individuals and companies are well aware of. Unfortunately, even with safety measures in place, there is no guarantee that cyber crimes will not occur. These types of crimes can include but are not limited to theft, fraud, and child exploitation.

In the United States, there are many agencies staffed with the responsibility of monitoring, detecting, and fighting against cyber crimes. These include the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the Law Enforcement Cyber Incident Reporting resource.

There is no denying the fact that cyber crimes continue to grow, costing the country millions of dollars every year. Even with the government doing its best to fight against this, it's not always enough. There are many reasons for this, including the fact that some attacks take place from overseas.

Since the government is dedicated to stopping cyber crime once and for all, law enforcement often gets ahead of itself when charging people with crimes. As a result, innocent people could be charged with a crime they did not commit.

Like many, you use technology on a daily basis. While you do your best to avoid trouble, there could come a time when you are charged with a cyber crime in Pennsylvania. If this happens, you need to know why you are being charged and what to do next.

Source: Department of Homeland Security, "Combating Cyber Crime," accessed Feb. 16, 2016

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