The 2004 E-Crime Watch survey was conducted by CSO magazine in cooperation with the United States Secret Service & Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institutes CERT Coordination Center.
The research was conducted to unearth e-crime fighting trends and techniques, including best practices and emerging trends.
The online survey of CSO magazine subscribers and members of the U.S. Secret Services Electronic Crimes Task Forces was conducted from April 15 to April 26, 2004. Results are based on 500 completed surveys. A sample size of 500 at a 95% confidence level has a margin of error of +/- 4.4%. In addition to the 2004 E-Crime Watch survey team, the following security practitioners served as advisors to the project:
- Michael Assante, Vice President and Chief Security Officer, American Electric Power
- Bill Boni, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Motorola
- Don Masters, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Los Angeles Field Office, United States Secret Service
- Bob Rose, Senior Managing Director, Bear Sterns
- Dennis Treece, Director of Corporate Security, Massachusetts Port Authority
- James Wellington, Director of Federal Systems, Questerra
Survey results were announced on May 25, 2004.
Read the findings here.