Digital Crime Theories Essay

694 Words May 31st, 2015 3 Pages
Marsha Thompson
CIS 170
Doctor David Fox
Strayer University
Feb. 20, 2105

Select two of the theories, suggested in Chapter 3 of the text, that a researcher could use to
explain the cause of digital crime. Provide a rationale to support your response.

According to Sang M Lee, computer abuse shows no sign of decline. The social structure theory can help prevent it by enhancing insiders involvement in computer abuse. Studies show that deterrence factors influence SDI and organizational factors significantly affect ICI and ICI decreases insiders’ abuse. Interestingly, SDI negatively affects both insiders and invaders abusers. According to Peter Marzuk, psychological disorders and persons with mental illnesses and
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The researchers, based at King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry, said the differences in psychopaths' brains mark them out even from other violent criminals with anti-social personality disorders (ASPD), and from healthy non-offenders. The study showed that psychopaths, who are characterised by a lack of empathy, had less grey matter in the areas of the brain important for understanding other people's emotions.
According Reuters 2012 cognitiveand behavorial treatments may benefit people with anti-social personality disorders, the same approach may not work for psychopaths with brain damage, Reuters said.

Essi Viding, a professor in the psychology and language sciences department of University College London, who was not involved in…