Cybersecurity capacity starts with partnerships


The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS) initiative joined forces with Oxford University’s Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre and the Organization of American States to raise awareness of the value of on-going partnerships in cybersecurity capacity building efforts globally.

ICC India hosts meetings on challenges facing information society

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The setting is India, one of the world's most populous countries and most rapidly expanding information technologies and telecommunications markets. So naturally the discourse is on IT and the Internet, and what business needs to continue playing a key role in shaping an information society that reaches an ever-increasing number of the world's 6.6 billion citizens.

Dramatic rise in web-based fraud reported

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New figures released by ICC's Commercial Crime Services show that web-based fraud is rising dramatically, accounting for two thirds of all the fraud cases CCS investigated for its business members in 2000.

Seal of approval for ICC-Interpol collaboration

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Interpol's General Assembly has given its seal of approval to a cooperation agreement with the International Chamber of Commerce. The resolution will strengthen ties between law enforcement and the private sector in the international fight against commercial crime.

Leading judge calls for new measures to combat cybercrime

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A leading British judge has called for a sweeping range of measures to combat cybercrime, including the recognition of computer hacking as a crime in international law and a new multilateral treaty under which cybercriminals could be prosecuted for offences committed anywhere in the world.

Personal e-mails at work help spread Love Bug

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In the wake of the Love Bug virus, ICC's Cybercrime Unit today urged companies to discourage employees from using company computers for personal e-mails and advised organizations to tighten security on every system linked to their network.

The case for the global economy

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Globalization is today's reality. Like it or not, the move to a world economy is a fact of life. At some point in the 1990s the process achieved critical mass and people started to sit up and take notice. Many were apprehensive.