About Us

The International CyberCrime Research Centre (ICCRC) was launched on July 8, 2008, at SFU's Surrey campus, by the B.C. Minister of Labour and Citizen's Services, in partnership with the School of Criminology and the Society for the Policing of Cyberspace (POLCYB).

Mission Statement:

To promote education and conduct research in cybercrime prevention, detection, and response, in collaboration with the public and private sectors at the regional, national, and international levels.

Our research topics include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Cyber-terrorism and online extremism
  • Internet sex offenders
  • Child exploitation/child pornography
  • Assessment, management and treatment of online offenders
  • Financial crime and organized crime
  • Digital networking
  • Mapping and measuring cybercrime
  • Identity theft and cyber-fraud
  • Computer misuse crimes
  • Cyber-stalking and cyber-bullying
  • Privacy and lawful access
  • Digital evidence
  • e-Crime prevention
  • Online gaming
  • Critical infrastructure protection