The criminal justice system encompasses three main divisions: Police, courts, and corrections. All three divisions are affected by the increase in people committing cyber crimes and the prosecution and sentencing of cyber criminals.
- Discuss one way in which cyber crimes have affected law enforcement. What changes have state and federal law enforcement agencies had to make to deal with cyber crimes?
- Describe the networks that you interact with on a regular basis. Take some time to think about your day and consider the various computer, phone, and wireless networks that you typically interact with. With this in mind, describe the ways that your data might be vulnerable to theft?
- Does the time of year affect cyber crime in any way? What times of year might see increased cyber crime activity, and why?