Data breaches reported to the police

Offence characteristics, challenges, areas for development. English summary of report 2022:8

This report describes the types of data breach offence that are currently being reported to the police in Sweden and the difficulties that police and prosecutors face in investigating and prosecuting these offences, with a special focus on the more complex data breach offences.

The report also suggests areas in which the investigative work of the justice system could be improved and notes the importance of disseminating information to prevent and thereby reduce the number of data breach offences committed.

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Author: Elina Lindskog, Lou Huuva, Sarah Lehtinen, David Shannon

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Report 2022:8

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