Food For Thoughts.


Cyberspace: the motive as origin?

More meaningful and practical than trying to pigeonhole all criminals in cyberspace is to look at the DNA of perpetrators accentuated by their motives, to understand it and to deal with the findings individually. However, one possible motive alone does not make a white-collar criminal. We know that.

What about your security in the territory of “Cyber”​?

When we talk about cyber security, this includes protection in the social structures of the Internet. It is about protecting people from the violation of physical or mental integrity. Accordingly, security is a broader view than crime. Cybersecurity encompasses more than cybercrime.

Present and Future: Cyberspace territory

The first steps towards the territory that we call cyberspace were the theories and findings of Lewis Mumford in 1934, an American sociologist who was deeply involved with the subject of „technology and civilization“.

Back to the roots – economic crime and non-compliance

A German proverb sums up in a nutshell what is reluctantly heard in connection with economic crime and non-compliance: „Where there’s planning, there’s chipping. It could also be said that „the end cures the means“. How do these two colloquial proverbs behave in the context of the life cycle of white-collar crime?

Writing blockade under investigative time pressure?

The clock’s ticking. Against us. At least that’s how it feels for the team when it comes to reporting in an investigation. Why are you talking about the report before we even investigated the subject? Quite simply: because I have the goal in mind.

Cross-generation teams with foresight

„How long do you intend to work in your law firm?“ I asked this question a colleague, just over 55 – belonging to the so-called Baby Boomers. No idea, no plan. The answer was astonishing. Especially because I just listened to the wonderful experience of her last 3-month sabbatical.

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