Welcome to the Law Enforcement Cyber Center
The Law Enforcement Cyber Center (LECC) is designed to assist police chiefs, sheriffs, commanders, patrol officers, digital forensic investigators, detectives, and prosecutors who are investigating and preventing crimes that involve technology.
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Businesses have seen a massive spike in cyberattacks since the pandemic began, with weekly numbers reaching an all-time by the end of last year, the latest report from cyber intelligence firm Check Point Research has revealed. Globally, the volume of attacks jumped by 50%, peaking at 925 per week in December, which the study largely attributed to the Log4J vulnerability exploit attempts.
In short, the risks associated with a data breach are nearly incalculable. Not every organization can survive the financial, legal and reputational ramifications of a significant breach. Business and IT leaders are, therefore, seeking ways to stop these attacks from occurring in the first place.
Following his most recent service as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations and Environment, The Honorable Lucian Niemeyer took the helm of Building Cyber Security, a non-profit on a mission to build a holistic, multi-faceted defense against the invisible threat of cyber-attacks on our critical infrastructure.
China’s cybersecurity authority fined ride-hailing giant Didi Global on Thursday in apparent closure of a yearlong probe that prevented the company from adding new users. The Cyberspace Administration of China said it fined Didi 8.026 billion yuan ($1.19 billion) after deciding the company violated China’s network security law, data security law and personal information protection law.
Cybersecurity threats are a top priority for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Special agents in charge of the State of Wisconsin are ramping up their efforts to prevent these types of crimes from happening to local organizations. The two biggest cyber threats in Wisconsin are ransomware attacks and business email compromise. According to data from the Internet Crime Complaint Center, there was a reported loss of nearly $50 million nationwide due to ransomware attacks in 2021.