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Facebook launches new initiative aimed at protecting children online

Facebook launches new initiative aimed at protecting children online

Facebook aims to protect children on the platform with the launch of a new initiative that encourages users to report and not share child abuse content on its platform. The new initiative is called ‘Report it, don’t share it’ and is being undertaken in collaboration with civil society organisations like Aarambh India Initiative, Cyber Peace …

Why Cybersecurity awareness will make the youth industry ready

Why Cybersecurity awareness will make the youth industry ready

With a sudden shift from offline to online mode of working, Cybersecurity has gained major importance; it is no longer a choice, but a need. With India being among the top 10 countries facing cyberattacks, the need for Cybersecurity awareness has become even more critical. To address the shortage of professionals in the Cybersecurity domain, the All India …

Need to increase cyber literacy among public

Need to increase cyber literacy among public

Jaipur: Increasing cyber crime is becoming a constant challenge before the society and police. There is a need to increase cyber literacy keeping in mind the current requirements along with making the public aware about online behaviour, said Director General of Police M L Lather on Friday while inaugurating the month-long cyber cyber safety campaign …

Cybercriminals using online gaming to target kids

Cybercriminals using online gaming to target kids

New Delhi: The increased use of online gaming has brought with it a slew of challenges and risks that include exposure of children to inappropriate content, cyberbullying, sexual exploitation, addiction, gambling and toxic peers, warned a new report on Thursday. The global gaming industry is expected to grow in the next few years, and the …

I-T dept, 5 Indian banks targeted in phishing scam: Report

I-T dept, 5 Indian banks targeted in phishing scam: Report

Cyber criminals are trying to lure Indian users into revealing important personal information with a new report on Monday warning that suspicious messages asking users to submit an application for the disbursement of income tax refund have been doing the rounds, with a link that directs users to a webpage looking like the income tax …

CyberPeace Foundation Concludes Global CyberPeace Challenge And ERaksha

CyberPeace Foundation Concludes Global CyberPeace Challenge And ERaksha

New Delhi [India], February 9 (ANI/NewsVoir): Safer Internet Day is observed every year on the 9th of February in approximately 170 countries worldwide to raise awareness of emerging online issues and current concerns and to promote a safer and better internet experience for all. To mark the occasion, CyberPeace Foundation, a global think tank and grassroot NGO …

Over 1 Lakh Women in India trained on Digital Literacy via “We Think Digital” (Facebook,National Commission for Women (NCW), CyberPeace Foundation and Autobot Infosec)

Over 1 Lakh Women in India trained on Digital Literacy via “We Think Digital” (Facebook,National Commission for Women (NCW), CyberPeace Foundation and Autobot Infosec)

The internet was envisioned by its creators as a platform for redefining public spaces by making them accessible to all. Slowly and gradually, it transformed not only how interactions happen but how businesses, schools, and governments function.  It has been one of the key drivers of social evolution in the Information Age. The internet facilitates …