This publication was developed to assist countries in understanding the legal aspects of cybersecurity and to help harmonize their legal frameworks. The Guide aimed to help developing countries better understand the national and international implications of growing cyber-threats, assess the requirements of existing national regional and international instruments, and assist countries in establishing a sound legal foundation.
The Guide provides a comprehensive overview of the most relevant topics linked to the legal aspects of cybercrime and focuses on the demands of developing countries. The Guide provides a broad selection of resources.
This publication was superseded by a new edition: Understanding Cybercrime: Phenomena, Challenges and Legal Response.