This article was co-authored by Seán Doyle, Lead, Centre for Cybersecurity at World Economic Forum and Wookyung Jung, Cyber Policy Analyst at INTERPOL. It was first published as part of the the World Economic Forum’s Agenda platform. The article shares some recommendations on how law enforcement agencies across the world are working together to raise awareness of cybersecurity and investigate online crime.
- Cybercrime is a growing global threat, with instances of illegal online activity increasing particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Law enforcement agencies face challenges in tackling the ever-evolving world of cybercrime, including a lack of resources, border limitations and underreporting of cyberattacks.
- Law enforcement agencies across the world must work together to raise awareness of cybersecurity among the public and to prevent a ransomware pandemic.