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Monday, September 27, 2010

The Global Cybercrime Industry

In The Global Cybercrime Industry: Economic, Institutional and Strategic Perspectives, Dr. Nir Kshetri an Associate Professor in UNCG's Bryan School of Business and Economics, explores the world of cybercrime. Dr. Kshetri sets out the five main goals of his research in the book's preface:

1) "to examine economic processes associated with the cybercrime industry . . . [and] help us better understand cybercrime as a form of economic activity and . . . inform the development of strategies for crime prevention."

2) "to understand institutional processes in the cybercrime industry."

3) "to provide insights into the entrepreneurial aspect of firms engaged in cyber-criminal activities."

4) "to explain the global variation in the pattern of cybercrimes . . . economic factors facing cyber-criminal and cybercrime victims are significantly different in developing and developed countries."

5) "to understand threats and countermeasures taken by key actors in this industry."

Dr. Kshetri is also well-known on campus for his teaching and was the recipient of the Bryan School Teaching Excellence Award in 2008.

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