isBuzz News: ONS Report Shows Fraud And Computer Misuse As Prevalent Issue

January 29, 2018 — ONS Report Shows Fraud And Computer Misuse As Prevalent Issue

Don Duncan, Director at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by isBuzz News disclosing details of the most recent Office for National Statistics Report, and the prevalence of cybercrime compared to traditional crime.

It’s reassuring to see cybercrime and fraud stats included in the annual national crime figures. I’m hopeful that this is a signal of change in law enforcement’s attitude toward online crime and fraud, heralding a growing acknowledgment of the impacts and scale of crime committed online. Anything that will help law enforcement agencies prioritise cybercrime in the UK, and demand more resources to counter such an existential threat to consumers and businesses that transact online, will be a vast improvement over what we have today.

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