The cybercrime challenge: does the Romanian Legislation answer adequately?

Author:Ioana Vasiu - Lucian Vasiu
Position:Faculty of Law, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania - Faculty of Law, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Several factors combine to create many criminal opportunities in cyberspace, posing a growing challenge to stakeholders. In the fight against cybercrimes, legal measures play an essential role. Considering the evolving threats, there is a clear need to constantly update and harmonize the legal provisions. In this article, we discuss the cybersecurity attributes, the categories of cybercrime, present an overview of Romanian cybercrime legislation with respect to the most significant or prevalent offenses and assess its adequacy in the current context. We conclude with recommendations.

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