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In this paper the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) study's structure and findings, reviewing how and where it contributes to our understanding of cybercrime in the US are discussed. Measuring security requires trustworthy, credible data about the type and distribution of attack methods, attack frequency, successful defense methods, and more. Various entities actively collect information about online activities related to cybersecurity, including data breaches, spam, botnet activity, and viruses. Credible, timely data can strengthen the ability of consumers, governments, and industries to guard information.