As our world becomes ever more dependent on information and communication technologies, it is also increasingly vulnerable to cybercrime, including identity theft, financial fraud, cyber attacks and the misuse of social networks.


Alexander Seger describes the current challenges faced by the international community in getting to grips with cybercrime, as well as the contribution made by the Council of Europe and its Budapest Convention.


A look at what the Council of Europe is doing to support the international community's efforts to tackle cybercrime and the relevant Council of Europe standards that are being applied.

Protecting You and Your Rights in Cyberspace

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Alexander Seger
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