SHS Web Conf.
Volume 68, 20197th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference SOCIETY. HEALTH. WELFARE
|Number of page(s)||15|
|Section||Society: Justice and Security|
|Published online||25 November 2019|
Meaning of profiling of cybercriminals in the security context
Rıga Stradiņš University, Riga, Latvia
In this article, the author analyzes the criminological aspects of profiling of cybercriminals. The development and trends of crime are affected by both the globalization process and the development of information technology. All over the world, crime, disorder and riots are causing more and more troubles and worries for people. Nowadays, cybercrime or criminal offenses committed in the Internet environment take a stable position in the overall mass of criminal offenses. Cyberspace is easy to use to harm an individual, a group of people, or a country as a whole. The role of profiling cybercriminals is determined by the tasks of law enforcement authorities. The profile of cybercriminal combines the personal traits of cybercriminal, behavioural patterns, and demographic data based on cybercrime characteristics.
Key words: cybercrime / criminality / cybercriminal / criminal profiling / profiling cybercriminal
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019
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