To create fear, distress and to disrupt the daily activities of another person through cyberstalking is a crime, if you are currently affected by cyberstalking, it is crucial that you alert the police to your situation to keep yourself safe. This practical guide offers an outline of the area of cyberstalking and cyber abuse. Written in an approachable way, it describes the forms of intrusions that have been identified by research and through the accounts of victims. It considers the motivations of cyberstalkers and the enormous impact cyberstalking has on the lives of victims as well as the threats posed. The book provides advice and information about security for people currently experiencing cyberstalking and those who simply wish to take steps to further secure their online presence by taking preventative steps. The personal experience of living with threatening intrusions and recovery from the trauma of cyberstalking is explored.
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About the Author
The National Centre for Cyberstalking Research (NCCR) was established to address the need for research and analysis of this increased threat to individuals and society. Cyberstalking has received a great deal of media attention with a spate of recent incidents reaching national and international levels. The growth of the problem is something that clearly governments, charities and the public are concerned about and has led to recent changes in legislation. The increased public consciousness and media coverage of this issue has driven the need for systematic academic research into the prevalence, motivations, impacts and risk assessment which will lead to effective preventions of and responses to Cyberstalking. Currently research in this specialised area is still in its infancy. The National Centre for Cyberstalking Research aims to provide high quality research to help, understand and tackle the problem. The Centre is interdisciplinary in nature and draws upon the expertise of a number of people working in different fields including technology, psychology, sociology and law. It aims to facilitate greater understanding by the bringing together of knowledge from this range of areas that and ensure steps made to reduce the prevalence of the problem and minimise the effects. The Centre is a collaborative partner with other academic institutions and engages with multi-agency groups in the criminal justice system.