Cyber Peace Corps

Two-day workshop on data protection

Chandigarh: The Cyber Security Research Centre (CSRC) at Punjab Engineering College and the Cyber Peace Foundation commenced a two-day workshop to carry out a study of the Justice Srikrishna Committee Paper on Data Protection (Draft Law) from a national security perspective on Monday. The objective of the workshop was to foster discussions on the draft …

Campus lessons on cyber safety

SECURE SURFING: East Singhbhum SSP Anoop Birtharay at the cyber workshop in Jamshedpur on Tuesday. (Bhola Prasad) Jamshedpur: Did you know your phone camera can be hacked and used to record live videos from anywhere across the world? Were you aware of the fact that sending friend or game requests to one person on social media …

A friendly hand in virtual maze

Jamshedpur: The Internet is a blessing, but with trolls, polarised views, finance scams, revenge porn, body shaming, fake news and other dangers, it can also be a dark place. To make Internet users responsible and aware, Ranchi-based Cyber Peace Foundation has come up with a solution, Cyber Peace Corps. Through volunteers, Cyber Peace Corps, set up …

Is it time for a Cyber Peace Corps?

Hackers around the world are attacking targets as diverse as North Dakota’s state government, the Ukrainian postal service and a hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia. Unfortunately, many governments – in the developing world, and even cash-strapped states and local communitiesin the United States – lack the skills to effectively protect themselves. The U.S. has an opportunity to serve itself and the world by …