The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. - Isaac Asimov, scientist and writer (1920-1992)

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Computer crime in Romania - press releases overview

Since we've just passed in the second half of year 2010 I have re-read for you the press release issued by the Romanian Directorate on Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) - the law enforcement body which also investigates computer related crimes in Romania.
I have made a selection of all press-releases for cybercrime cases in the first half of 2010 year in an attempt to analyze the data with respect to types of cybercrime most often encountered, areas covered, etc.

Protect your busines from computer related risks

Two different conversations with the visitors of my blog had the same theme: how can I protect my business from the computer and internet related risks?. This article is based on a situation I frequently met here in Romania but which can be generally applicable in other countries too:

I am not talking about security auditing the business, investing in security technology and such, but instead I will refer here to some simple but important measures any company should take in protecting their business. It's about legal protection.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Is email accepted as evidence in romanian courts?

I receive this question very often and one of the answers is: Yes, you can use email in a Romanian court as evidence, in most of the cases but, only if you bring it in court in a proper manner.