How tech can help beat the bad guys

This article originally appeared on Business Live.

It’s a given that criminals rely heavily on technology to help co-ordinate their activities and distribute the resultant loot. From encrypted messaging to cybercrime to selling nefarious services on the dark web, the computer is the crook’s best friend.

However, the same can be said for its use in combating crime. Again, the benefits are obvious: from co-ordinating crime-fighting to tracking criminal activity to analysing evidence…