With cyber crime emerging as a big challenge for the law enforcement agencies, Maharashtra government has decided to set up three more Cyber Crime Investigation Cells in the city to effectively tackle and address probe needs of online space.
Taking cognizance of increasing cyber crimes in the state, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has decided to grant additional manpower and facility to the cell formed to tackle the menace, besides proposing to set up a regional office of the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) in the metropolis.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday approved the setting up of an expert group consisting of academicians and professionals of repute to prepare a roadmap for effectively tackling cyber crimes in the country and to provide suitable recommendations on all facets of cyber crime.
With the proliferation of Information Technology (IT), the trend in increasing cyber security violations in India is similar to that worldwide, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here Friday.
Around 30 percent of Indian school-going children accessing internet have experienced some kind of cyber harm like cyber bullying, cyber stalking, defamation and hacking, a study done by telecom service provider Uninor said here Monday.
The promise of providing Pakistani users with a localized version of video site YouTube is reportedly unlikely to be delivered till 2015, as a result of slow implementation of the`prevention of electronic crimes bill`.