You have a VOICE. Make it heard.

You have a VOICE. Make it heard.

By Bill Wright, Symantec's Director, Government Affairs

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(L-R): Glen Gainer (Chairman, NW3C), Sen.Whitehouse Don Brackman (Director, NW3C), Rep. Mac Thornberry, Bill Wright (Director, Govt, Affairs-Cybersecurity Partnerships, Symantec).

Friday, May 9, 2014 - 7:05am

Last month, Symantec and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) were joined at the U.S. Capitol by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX) to launch the VOICE website – Victims of Internet Crime Empowered – a comprehensive, trustworthy resource for victims of Internet-related crime and the public at large. The launch of is the result of a two-year partnership with the NW3C and delivers on a key focus area of our Corporate Responsibility and Government Affairs Programs to improve resources for cybercrime victims, and to partner with non-profit and government organizations to help prevent other Internet users from falling victim to cybercrime.

The first tool of its kind, VOICE gives cybercrime victims a place to turn to report online malicious activity. In addition, cybercrime victims can use VOICE to access educational videos and step-by-step guides for preventing and recovering from Internet-related crimes. The website includes several valuable services and resources – most notable are links to partner websites, such as the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) – a partnership between NW3C and the FBI. Victims can file complaints directly with the IC3 for potential investigation by law enforcement.

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