Police lack skills to tackle cyber-crime

Wednesday, 19 May 2004, 2:54 PM EST

Police and business do not have the skills to successfully prosecute cases involving computer crime, according to parliamentary lobby group Eurim.

The organisation has called on the government to come up with a cyber-crime strategy that will increase skills and co-operation between business and law enforcement.

Of the UK's 140,000 police officers only 1,000 have received basic levels of training to deal with computer crime, and only 250 are experts, said Eurim.

By Gareth Morgan at vnunet.

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