Electronic Crime Committee
Mandate and Objective:
To provide a national leadership role to the Canadian Law Enforcement Community on e-Crime related criminal investigations.
Significant Accomplishments 2015/2016:
- Secured presenters for the 2016 Annual Conference Public Safety in a Digital Age: Real Victims – Real Crime
- Continued support of the development of a National Digital Field Triage Program recommended development of consistent standard operating procedures and policy.
- Work with POLIS Committee and Statistics Canada to ensure that appropriate data regarding cybercrime is collected
- Explored the impact of cloud computing on criminal investigations with the objective of identifying commonalities and solutions.
- The RCMP released its National Cybercrime Strategy, developed in consultation with other law enforcement agencies. This strategy has been approved by the CACP Board of Directors.
- Work with CACP members to ensure Canadian e-Crime investigations are de-conflicted domestically and internationally.
- Continue work with telecommunications companies to overcome issues resulting from the Spencer decision and increased fees.
Initiatives Planned for 2016/2017:
- Explore the impact cloud computing has on investigations from forensics to the lawful access of data storage
- Assess impact of encryption on acquired intelligible digital evidence
- Explore the deployment of hardware and software to first responders
- Review the Solicitor General’s Standards and make recommendations for modifications
- Continue dialogue with telecommunications companies with regards to service delivery, fee structure and network intercept capabilities
- Create a Cybercrime Sub-Committee within the e-Crime Committee