Interpol: We can’t arrest our way out of cybercrime

As cybercriminals become more sophisticated and their attacks more destructive and costly, private security firms and law enforcement need to work together, according to Interpol’s Doug Witschi.

It’s tough to argue with either of these two statements. But considering the constant barrage of ransomware-attack headlines, as well as politicians’ calls for more public-private threat intelligence sharing, they both begin to sound a bit hollow.

Witschi, the assistant director for cybercrime threat response and operations at Interpol, told The Register about recent successes that the agency’s Gateway cyber-threat intel sharing project has had, and the increasingly well-funded, targeted attacks that law enforcement agencies are trying to prevent.

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Source: The Register