The Profile of a Cyber Criminal

For years now, forensic psychologists and behavioral sciences have been working in collaboration with law enforcement agencies to integrate psychological science into criminal profiling.

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Which of the following is most likely to get stopped and interrogated at the JFK International Airport?
a) An eccentric scientist carrying exotic species of insects?
b) Charlie Sheen?
c) A brown-skinned man wearing a robe?
If you’re thinking C then you’re probably aware that criminal profiling is a practice that law enforcement agencies around the world use. In fact, it’s being used so much that it’s given profiling a bad name. But the basic premise is sturdy: Bad guys are predictable because they are creatures of habit.
And that’s why criminal profiling is beginning to spread to  the cyber world.


Event Report: Leaders' Meet 2015

Today’s businesses are focused on leveraging the power of innovation to tackle new challenges caused by disruptive technologies. The 2015 edition of Leaders’ Meet promised to address just that. A three-day engagement platform, hosted by Tata Communications and attended by IT decision makers from India’s leading organizations, encouraged ideation, discussion and co-creation among the CIO community.