How Global Information Sharing Can Help Stop Cybercrime

Harvard Business Review
June 22, 2023
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Cybercrime is a big issue local governments are ill-equipped to take on alone. Resources like a cybercrime atlas can provide a platform for governments across the world to share and collaborate on for greater cybersecurity.

Cybercrime is big business. While reliable statistics are difficult to come by, estimates of the global cost of cybercrimes range from trillions to tens of trillions of dollars annually. Regardless of the precise figure, cybercrime clearly drains significant resources from the global economy and poses a substantial threat to global security and prosperity.

Why has the problem grown so large? Cybercrime has some characteristics that make it difficult for governments to fight.

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