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Ch 3: The Role of People in Cybercrime

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Explore the fun lessons in this self-paced chapter to boost your knowledge of the role of people in cybercrime. Multiple-choice quizzes can quickly assess your comprehension and strengthen your ability to excel on a future test, assignment or project for school or work.

The Role of People in Cybercrime - Chapter Summary

Feel confident in your knowledge of the role of people in cybercrime using this chapter's bite-sized lessons. Learn from top instructors about the human element of cybercrime, cybercrime prevention, laws related to cybercrime and much more. As you progress through the lessons, feel free to use our short quizzes to check your understanding of key concepts. If you develop questions while studying this chapter, don't hesitate to submit them to our experts via the Dashboard. These learning and study tools are available 24 hours a day via any computer or mobile device. After you've completed this chapter, you will be able to do the following:

  • Explain the many roles people play in cybercrime
  • Define a victim of white collar crime
  • List security procedures used to prevent cybercrime
  • Discuss the process of remediating damages caused by cybercrime events
  • Outline the history and laws associated with cybercrime
  • Detail the roles and responsibilities of a cybersecurity team

6 Lessons in Chapter 3: The Role of People in Cybercrime
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The Human Element of Cybercrime

1. The Human Element of Cybercrime

Cybercrime extends past a computer to incorporate a human element. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the key players involved in a cybercrime incident, including the perpetrator, victim and investigator.

Who is a Victim of White Collar Crime?

2. Who is a Victim of White Collar Crime?

In this lesson, we're going to go over the basics of white collar crime. Namely, you'll learn who can be a victim of white collar crime as well as some of the risk factors for such victimization.

How People Prevent Cybercrime

3. How People Prevent Cybercrime

In the United States the loses from cybercrime is over a billion dollars a year. Each person that uses the internet is a potential victim of cybercrime. These crimes include, compromised emails, ransomware, malicious code, and extortion.

Remediation of Cybercrime: Issues & Fixes

4. Remediation of Cybercrime: Issues & Fixes

In this lesson you will learn about common attacks used by cyber criminals that aim to perform malicious activity. The lesson will also teach you how to protect individuals from becoming victims of cybercrime.

Law Enforcement & Cybersecurity: Laws & History

5. Law Enforcement & Cybersecurity: Laws & History

In this lesson we will explain what cybersecurity is, and the history of cyber laws enacted over the last few decades making cybercrimes a criminal offense. We will also discuss the struggles law enforcement faces when dealing with cybercriminals.

The Cybersecurity Team: Roles & Responsibilities

6. The Cybersecurity Team: Roles & Responsibilities

In any organization there should be individuals who are responsible for dealing with cybercrime. In this lesson, you will learn about the various roles and responsibilities of those in an information security team.

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