About Computer Crime Research Center
The Computer Crime Research Center (CCRC) is a non-profit, non-governmental and scientific research organization. We function on a voluntary basis.
The Internet-project Crime-research:
http://www.crime-research.org - this site
http://www.crime-research.ru - Russian branch
http://cybercrime.zp.ua - CyberCrime Forum (Russian)
http://forum.crime-research.org/ - Computer Crime Discussion Board
http://cybercrime.report.ru - Website devoted to computer crime
The Computer Crime Research Center was created in 2001 to conduct research in legal criminal and criminological problems of cybercrime with the purpose to render scientific and methodical aid, consulting. We accumulate experience and perform analysis of results of scientific practical research in counteracting and preventing computer crimes.
We collaborate with The Security Engineering Research Center (SERC), Hannam University (Korea), The Zaporizhzhya National University "ZNU" (Zaporozhye, Ukraine) and other universities, institutes and research centers.
Well-known Ukrainian and foreign scientists, experts in fighting cybercrime also take part in CCRC's work on a voluntary basis.
The mission of the CCRC is to research and warn of unlawful acts involving computer and information technologies, including computer crimes, internet fraud and cyber terrorism. We conduct researches in fighting child pornography and pedophilia in the Internet.
We support domestic law enforcement, experts and partner organizations working on issues of fighting computer crimes. We also support foreign organizations working on computer crimes.
We conduct original criminological and legal research and compile international research on issues of computer crimes for the purpose of rendering assistance to legislators, scientific, law enforcement and information security professionals.
We conduct seminars, conferences and international symposia on cyber-crime and cyber-terrorism.
We create a library and publish articles and research results. We contribute to the international information exchange on experience with fighting cyber crime and combating distribution of child porn over the Internet between CIS countries, Europe and the USA.
We train students and experts in the fields of prevention and investigation of illegal activities perpetrated through the use of information technology.
We issue scientific books, magazines and compilations of scientific works.
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Dr. Vladimir Golubev - is Founder and Director of the Computer Crime Research Center (CCRC), director Department of counteraction to cybercrime company "Cybersafetyunit" Noosphere Ventures Corporation, member of International Police Association and He's a board member of International Anticybercrime Association in France. From 1974 to 2000 worked for law enforcement, he is a retired Colonel of police. Vladimir Golubev is one of the leading experts in the world with up to 15 years of expertise in cybercrime field. He regularly attends international forums and conferences, he is the author of 180 scientific works, 15 of which are books.
Denis Pankratov - is the CCRC co-Founder &Technical Director. He is a 2002 graduate of the Zaporozhye Institute of Economy and Information Technology with a specialization in information security. He continues to develop knowledge and skills in the technical aspects of cybercrime prevention. Besides security related issues, he's area of interest is Ruby On Rails web developing. He's a board member of International Anticybercrime Association in France.
Dr. Victor Sabadash (Ukraine) - is a Researcher of the Computer Crime Research Center (CCRC). He is a senior lecturer at the faculty of criminal law and justice at the Zaporozhye State University. His Ph.D. thesis was entitled "Methods of investigating crimes related to corporate rights". The sphere of his research is perfecting ways and methods in investigating crimes of 'new age', economic crimes, and computer related crimes.
Dr. Edward Ryzhkov(Ukraine) - is a Volunteer Researcher of the Computer Crime Research Center (CCRC), law-enforcement officer, the major of police, the candidate of Law, the professor and the chief of faculty of preparation of operative structure on the prevention and investigation of crimes related to the computer networks at Donetsk Institute of Internal Affairs of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. His scientific directions are research activity on computer crimes prevention and investigation, research psychology, criminal investigation (strategic, tactical, technical, secret-service), law-enforcement activity in the field of information technologies. He is the author of more than 22 scientific works. He participates in the activity of scientific - practical seminars and conferences. In 2000 he was rewarded by the Certificate of Honour of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
Dr. Vitaliy Vehov (Russia) - is a Volunteer Researcher of the Computer Crime Research Center (CCRC), colonel of police. He is a candidate of Law and a senior lecturer at Volgograd Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. His Ph.D. thesis was entitled "Cybercrime criminalistic description and improvement of policy in investigating and preventing cybercrime". The direction of his scientific activity lies in studying problems of disclosing, investigating and preventing cybercrime; information security; technical intelligence; electronic warfare. He is author and co-author of more than 40 scientific works, including 2 monographes.
Dr. Vital Kazlou (Republic of Byelorussia) - is a Volunteer Researcher of the Computer Crime Research Center (CCRC). He is an author of more than twenty research works on computer criminality. Currently he works as senior lecturer of Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Byelorussia. His field of research is theoretical and applied aspects of cyber crime research. Field of scientific work is investigation of computer crime (criminalistic aspects) and also special means usage in activity of law enforcement.
Dr. Judge Chawki(France) obtained an (LL.B) and a (BA) in 1998, an LL.M ( a Diploma in Public Law and a Diploma in Social Law), in 2000, Cairo University, Egypt; a Diploma in French Literature (DU), from the University of Lyon II, France, in 2002 and a (Phd) in cybercrime from the University of Lyon III in France. Judge Chawki has taught part-time on Cybercrime and Cyberlaw for the LL.M English programme at the ITI INSTITUTE and has worked as a legal counsellor for the Ministry of Defense in Egypt. He has authored and co-autored many articles in English and French journals and presented several conference papers in Europe on: Identity Theft, the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime, the Regulation of Cybercrime, Privacy and Internet Cookies, ICTs and Human Trafficking, the Digital Evidence, Cybertrespass, Cybercrime in France, the Gravities of Cybercrime, Tracing Hackers in Cyberspace. Judge CHAWKI holds many academic prizes and was rewarded by the Medal of Excellence of the President of the Arab Repbulic of Egypt in 1998.
Dr. Ekaterina Titunina(Ukraine) - is a Volunteer Researcher of the Computer Crime Research Center (CCRC). Captain police officer in special department to combat crimes in the field of intellectual property and high-technology of Department of Public Service to fight economic crime in Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs, adjunct of Law Institute, Lugansk State University of Interior Affairs. Her research areas are criminal investigation and procedural activities for the prevention, investigation and disclosure of computer crimes; law enforcement in the area of information technology.