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Five Ways to Prevent a Ransomware Attack

Ransomware is no petty crime — security experts estimate that cyber criminals collected at least $1 billion from victims globally in 2016. While law enforcement agencies are often called to investigate cyber crimes from ransomware, they haven’t escaped becoming victims themselves. In fact, 18% of the ransomware attacks reported in 2016 targeted a public sector…

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Case Closed: How NIBRS Data Solves Cross-Jurisdictional Crimes

Just a few months ago, authorities arrested a pair of elusive sex offenders who had been abducting young girls from city parks and assaulting them – across multiple jurisdictions – for nearly a decade. In this case, U.S. Marshals were able to zero in on a shortlist of suspects after analyzing National Incident-Based Reporting System…

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