Cybercrime: Psychological, Sociological, Cultural, Criminological perspectives

Cybercrime: Psychological, Sociological, Cultural, Criminological perspectives

Chair: Indranath Gupta


Cyberspace is intangible, borderless and anonymous, thereby providing the opportunity to commit mischief sitting in any part of the world. Cybercrime consisting of organized criminal activity may include both known and unknown victims. Due to the nature of cybercrime, there are few options other than to ensure our security and develop the steps that should be taken to keep ourselves safe. Cyber security and the adopted measures to prevent cybercrime remains the subject area of few who are well equipped to grasp the technicality of cyber security. Although the understanding of cyber security is limited, the victims of cyber security are varied and diverse. This situation entails a greater understanding of the model that is required to enhance a greater sense of security among the cyber citizens. 

Thus, the session covering the aforementioned title would broadly discuss and deliberate on the following issues: 

1. International framework for understanding cybercrime. 

2. The behavioral side of a cybercriminal in relation to crimes committed in the cyberspace. 

3. Harmonized regulatory structure. 

4. Cooperation between different Government and Non-governmental organisations. 

5.The role of experts in facilitating solutions and further measures to be adopted for the prevention and detection of cybercrimes. 

6. The social impact of cybercrimes. 

7. The cultural impact of cybercrimes.