Cyber Peace Foundation

Online Resilience, Women and Cyber Safety
12 Oct 2018

Online Resilience, Women and Cyber Safety

Rumination through the Digital Shakti Campaign As I write this post after a good couple of months into the Digital Shakti campaign that we launched in collaboration with Facebook and the National Commission for Women, there are some interesting and some worrisome findings through the project. The campaign overall is doing great and we have …

Two-day workshop on data protection
26 Sep 2018

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 …

Ensure that data law protects individual’s privacy
26 Sep 2018

Ensure that data law protects individual’s privacy

Data is a national asset and is being heavily monetised by West. However, national security must be paramount. Cross-border flow of data should be allowed in a way that protects an individual citizen’s privacy. While the government has extended the deadline for feedback from public with respect to the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill till …

Campus lessons on cyber safety
26 Sep 2018

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 …

WhatsApp’s Fake News Problem Has Turned Deadly in India. Here’s How to Stop It
26 Sep 2018

WhatsApp’s Fake News Problem Has Turned Deadly in India. Here’s How to Stop It

An Indian newspaper vendor reading a newspaper with a full back page advertisement from WhatsApp intended to counter fake information, in New Delhi on July 10, 2018. On the evening of June 8, a 29 year-old sound engineer and a 30-year-old business man were on their way to a picnic spot in India’s northeastern Assam state …

Watch out for cybermoms!
26 Sep 2018

Watch out for cybermoms!

How do you teach mothers to combat child abuse on the web? In the latest season of Black Mirror, the acclaimed British sci-fi television series about how technology can manipulate human lives, there is an episode called ‘Arkangel’ which paints a fearful picture of a possible ‘cybermom’. Paranoid about her daughter’s safety and determined to …

FACEBOOK TIES UP WITH CYBER PEACE FOUNDATION TO TRAIN UNIVERSITY WOMEN ON THE SAFE USE OF INTERNET IN INDIA
26 Sep 2018

FACEBOOK TIES UP WITH CYBER PEACE FOUNDATION TO TRAIN UNIVERSITY WOMEN ON THE SAFE USE OF INTERNET IN INDIA

Facebook on 30 May said it entered into a partnership with National Commission for Women (NCW) to launch a digital literacy programme aimed at training 60,000 women in universities across India on safe use of the Internet, social media and email in a year. Representational image. Reuters Launched in collaboration with Cyber Peace Foundation, the pilot …

Facebook To Train 60,000 Women In India On Safe Use Of Internet
26 Sep 2018

Facebook To Train 60,000 Women In India On Safe Use Of Internet

Launched in collaboration with Cyber Peace Foundation, the pilot programme will enable trainees to differentiate between credible and questionable information, Facebook said. The programme will train to differentiate between credible and questionable information NEW DELHI:  Facebook on Wednesday said it entered into a partnership with National Commission for Women (NCW) to launch a digital literacy programme …

New Cybersecurity Task Force Launched
19 Mar 2018

New Cybersecurity Task Force Launched

The National Association of Software and Services Companies and Data Security Council of India have launched a new Cyber Security Task Force (CSTF) to build India as a global hub for cybersecurity solutions. Additionally, this new entity aims to help develop a skilled workforce of cybersecurity professionals. See Also: Effective Cyber Threat Hunting Requires an Actor and Incident Centric Approach ...

The Telegraph
19 Mar 2018

The Telegraph

He already has many feathers in his cap and will be adding another one. Ranchi-based cyber expert Vineet Kumar (27), the proud founder and president of Cyber Peace Foundation and National Anti-Hacking Group, has been selected for the National Youth Award (2014-15) for generating awareness about cyber crimes. The Union ministry of youth affairs and ...