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Facebook launches new initiative aimed at protecting children online
17 Jun 2021

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 …

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THE UNTOLD STORY OF ‘BOIS LOCKER ROOM’
01 Jun 2021

THE UNTOLD STORY OF ‘BOIS LOCKER ROOM’

An analysis of controversy around the offences, under POCSO, IPC and IT Act, made out in ‘Bois Locker Room’ incident. Introduction ‘Bois Locker Room’, an Instagram group which shook everyone’s conscience to their cores, the group which held up a mirror to our faces and made us face the sad reality we live have built …

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Why Cybersecurity awareness will make the youth industry ready
27 May 2021

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 …

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#incident_report : The Air India and SITA PSS Data Leak
24 May 2021

#incident_report : The Air India and SITA PSS Data Leak

On March 19th 2021, Air India released a press report that their Passenger Service System, SITA PSS( a multinational information technology company providing IT and telecommunication services to the air transport industry), have fallen victim to a sophisticated cyber-attack. Further news reports also revealed that Air India wasn’t the only Passenger Airlines that was affected …

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#Incident_Report: The Colonial Pipeline Incident
21 May 2021

#Incident_Report: The Colonial Pipeline Incident

United States of America, one of the pioneers of Innovation and drivers of the industry of Cyber Security, recently fell into the hole of helplessness due to a Cyber Attack on one of the nation’s largest Gas Pipeline operators, Colonial Pipeline. According to several news reports operations of Colonial Pipelines were halted due to a …

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Govt Launches Project eSaksham to Train 5 Lakh Students, Educators
17 May 2021

Govt Launches Project eSaksham to Train 5 Lakh Students, Educators

The Ministry of Education, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) CyberPeace Foundation (CPF) have jointly launched Project eSaksham. It is a digital training programme focusing on developing skills in the cybersecurity domain, exclusively for college students and teachers. The eSaksham training will be conducted at four levels. A total of 5 lakh students and …

Mapping Regulations for UAVs in India – Unmanned Aircraft Services Rules 2021
05 May 2021

Mapping Regulations for UAVs in India – Unmanned Aircraft Services Rules 2021

The Ministry of Civil Aviation released the Unmanned Aircraft Services Rules (UAS Rules) 2021 earlier last month. At the outset, it aims to regulate the production, trade and ownership of UAS. These have been released in consultation with stakeholders and comments from the public on the draft UAS Rules released in 2020. This is the …

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Need to increase cyber literacy among public
19 Apr 2021

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 …

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Indian Judiciary Embracing Technology for the Future
16 Apr 2021

Indian Judiciary Embracing Technology for the Future

The Supreme court of India recently launched a tool named ‘SUPACE’, which is based on the concepts of machine learning and artificial intelligence. The present blog will take one through the highlights of this new tool and will throw some light on how the supreme court is going to use it and essentially pave a …

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Cybercriminals using online gaming to target kids
08 Apr 2021

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 …

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