British and US police unite to tackle threat of cybercrime

Originally appearing on The Times UK:

British police have joined forces with their United States counterparts in the most significant joint attack in the fight against cybercrime.

Money seized from criminals in America will fund the biggest intelligence-sharing initiative of its kind, offering new strategies to companies to combat common types of online fraud like phishing to access personal data.

The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA), a non-profit organisation involving the New York county district attorney, City of London police and the Centre for Internet Security, will emphasise the importance of cyberfraud prevention and offer specific measures that businesses can put in place.

Read more at The Times UK.