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The Human Factor of Cybercrime

Cybercrimes are often viewed as technical offences that require technical solutions, such as antivirus programs or automated intrusion detection tools. However, these...

Peter van der Laan appointed as interim director NSCR

The board of the Institutes Organisation of NWO has appointed Prof. Peter van der Laan as interim director of the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law...

Deterrence versus procedural justice. Successfully reducing reoffending

NSCR researcher Anja Dirkzwager, together with Peter van der Laan and Paul Nieuwbeerta, has received a grant in the NWO Open Competition for the project Deterrence...

25 September: NSCR Symposium Viral Justice

Wednesday 25 September | 13.00 – 18.30 pm at the NSCR The Viral Justice symposium is organised by NSCR, VU University and The Federmann Cyber Security Center –...

1&2 October: Guardianship before, during and after a criminal event

Tuesday 1 October, 14.30 – 17.00, Colloquium Guardianship before, during and after a criminal event at the NSCR. Every criminologist knows the famous maxim of...

Pressure during investigative interview increases risk of wrong sentencing

Worldwide, many cases are known of the wrong person being sentenced and acquitted later. Such a wrong sentencing is often due to investigative interview techniques in...

Bystander effect in street disputes disquestioned

During escalating disputes and fights on the street, bystanders nearly always intervene to help calm things down, reveals research from NSCR. Together with colleagues...

How can the police prevent a conflict between members of the public escalating?

On behalf of Politie & Wetenschap (Police & Science), NSCR is starting a study into police interventions in conflicts between members of the public on the...

Reputation influences collaboration within cryptomarket for drugs

In the article Order without Law: Reputation Promotes Cooperation in a Cryptomarket for Illegal Drugs, NSCR researcher  Lukas Norbutas investigates how buyers and...

Cybercrime has serious consequences for its victims

The victims of cybercrime can feel that nowhere will ever be safe and that they could always be confronted with the perpetrator once again. They also have a need for...