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Nouvelle publication: “La cybercriminalité au temps de la COVID-19”

This content is not available in the selected language. B. Dupont (2020), La cybercriminalité au temps de la COVID-19, Options Politiques, 21 juillet. La pandémie à laquelle nous faisons face depuis le début de l’année 2020 a révélé de manière frappante la nature polymorphe des crises contemporaines, qui se propagent rapidement selon une logique multisectorielle […] Read more

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Call for papers – Special issue of Social Science Computer Review on the Human Factor in Cybercrime

As technology access and use evolves across demographic groups and regions of the world, the threat posed by its misuse will continue to grow. Research examining the phenomena of cybercrime, or the misuse of technology in order to offend, is vital to increase our understanding of the nature of offender behavior, correlates of victimization, and […] Read more

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Nouvelle publication: “The cyber-resilience of financial institutions: significance and applicability”

B. Dupont (2019), The cyber-resilience of financial institutions: significance and applicability, Journal of Cybersecurity, 5 (1), 1-17. Abstract: The growing sophistication, frequency and severity of cyberattacks targeting financial sector institutions highlight their inevitability and the impossibility of completely protecting the integrity of critical computer systems. In this context, cyber-resilience offers an attractive complementary alternative to […] Read more

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Nouvelle publication: “Exploring the factors associated with rejection from a closed cybercrime community”

T. Holt, and B. Dupont (2018), Exploring the factors associated with rejection from a closed cybercrime community, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, DOI: 10.1177/0306624X18811101. Abstract: Research examining the illicit online market for cybercrime services operating via web forums, such as malicious software, personal information, and hacking tools, has greatly improved our understanding of the practices of […] Read more

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Nouvelle publication: “Mujahideen mobilization: Examining the evolution of the global jihadist movement’s communicative action repertoire”

M. Bérubé, and B. Dupont (2018), Mujahideen mobilization: Examining the evolution of the global jihadist movement’s communicative action repertoire, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, DOI: 10.1080/1057610X.2018.1513689. Abstract: Drawing on Tilly’s notion of “repertoire of action,” this article shows how the evolution of the global jihadist movement’s communicative action repertoire has increased the potential resonance of its discourse. It foresees the construction […] Read more

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1st Annual Conference on the Human Factor in Cybercrime

This content is not available in the selected language. Over the last two decades, the prevalence of cybercrime has increased rapidly and has become part of the everyday life of citizens. The planed Conference will focus on the human factor in cybercrimes and address the interaction between end-users, criminal actors, and the institutional environment. The […] Read more

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Nouvelle publication: “From online to offline sexual offending: Episodes and obstacles”

F. Fortin, S. Paquette, and B. Dupont (2018), From online to offline sexual offending: Episodes and obstacles, Aggression and Violent Behavior, 39, 33-41. Abstract: Script theory explains how different types of crime may be committed in a particular sequence. While researchers have traditionally been interested in crimes against property and crimes against persons, this study analyzes a new […] Read more

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Nouvelle publication: “Internet et propagande jihadiste : la régulation polycentrique du cyberespace”

V. Crosset et B. Dupont (2018), Internet et propagande jihadiste: la régulation polycentrique du cyberespace, Critique Internationale, (78), 107-125. Abstract: In recent years, governments and civil society groups have blamed the Internet for spreading jihadist content. States, technology companies and civil society groups have established monitoring practices and solutions to address these concerns, which have assumed an international […] Read more