Computer Crime Research Center


We train students and experts...

Date: May 15, 2004
Source: Computer Crime Research Center
By: Dmitri Kramarenko

Ukrainian magazine "Power, People, Law" interviewed the CCRC director Dr. Vladimir Golubev.

What is the background and purpose of the centre and its geographical perspective?

Founded in 2001, the Computer Crime Research Center (CCRC) is an independent institute to research cyber crime, cyber terrorism and other issues of computer crimes and internet fraud phenomena. The CCRC is a non-profit organization composed of professionals dedicated to education in the field of computer crimes and cyber terrorism prevention and investigation. CCRC members represent Ukrainian and International researchers. In January 2004 CCRC became a part of World Anticriminal and Antiterrorist Forum (WAAF) in Ukraine.
Researches are carried out within the framework of the joint US-Ukrainian scientific-research program of the Computer Crime Research Center and the Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC) at the American University, Washington, DC, USA.
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 have created a library and publish articles and research results. We contribute to the international information exchange on experience with fighting cyber crime.
We train students and experts in the fields of prevention and investigation of illegal activities perpetrated through the use of information technology.

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