Cybercrime went up by 500% during pandemic: Chief of Defence Staff

What is the News? The Chief of Defence Staff has delivered an inaugural address of the 14th edition of c0c0n, the annual cyber security and hacking conference. What are the key highlights of his address? Increased cybercrime Incidents: Cybercrimes have gone up by almost 500% in India during the Covid-19 pandemic. Dependence on Technology: During… Continue reading Cybercrime went up by 500% during pandemic: Chief of Defence Staff

Creating safe digital spaces

News: It is imperative that digital and social media platforms are free of cyberbullying. Govt must step up its efforts to counter this menace. Recently, UNESCO Member States declared the first Thursday of November as the International Day against Violence and Bullying at School, including cyberbullying. It has recognized that school-related violence is an infringement… Continue reading Creating safe digital spaces

Interpol creates cybercrime-related communication services

News: INTERPOL has created two secure and flexible services to facilitate cybercrime-related communication among police and other stakeholders.   Facts: Cybercrime Knowledge Exchange workspace: It is open to law enforcement, governments, international organizations and cybersecurity industry experts to exchange non-police operational information on cybercrime. Cybercrime Collaborative Platform: It is a centralized information hub for the… Continue reading Interpol creates cybercrime-related communication services

UN to draft new international treaty on cyber crime

News:The United Nations has approved a new resolution in order to draft an international treaty to combat cyber crime. Facts: About the international treaty: The UN General Assembly has established an expert committee.The committee was made after Russia had drafted a resolution which was approved by 193 member countries. The committee will elaborate a comprehensive… Continue reading UN to draft new international treaty on cyber crime