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Text of PM’s Address at GCCS 201
14 Mar 2018

Text of PM’s Address at GCCS 201

Modi calls for sharing of information and coordination among nations and creation of cyberwarriors to ensure safety Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for sharing of information and coordination among nations to ensure that “digital space does not become a playground for the dark forces of terrorism and radicalisation”. Speaking at the Global Conference ...

Prime Minister launches UMANG app for digital services
14 Mar 2018

Prime Minister launches UMANG app for digital services

His Excellency Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ministers from India and abroad, Secretary General of ITU, Other distinguished dignitaries, Delegates from over 120 countries Students, Ladies and Gentlemen. I welcome you to New Delhi, for the Global Conference on Cyber Space. I also welcome all those who are joining this event remotely ...

All for cyber security
13 Mar 2018

All for cyber security

Cyber expert Vineet Kumar (extreme left) with officials of VJTI in Mumbai on Thursday. Telegraph picture Ranchi, Dec. 31: One of the oldest engineering colleges in Asia will receive Ranchi’s help to set up a first-of-its-kind community cyber range, which is a virtual environment that is used for cyber warfare training and cyber technology development. City-based Cyber Peace …

Beware bullies, cyber moms are watching!
13 Mar 2018

Beware bullies, cyber moms are watching!

Workshops in collaboration with Google decode A to Z of virtual safety for mothers. ALERT: Parents attend the cyber training at Sarala Birla school in Ranchi on Friday. Telegraph picture Ranchi: Parental monitoring of a child’s virtual world has become bare necessity in these scary times of cyberbullying, sexting and online predation. Cyber Peace Foundation, a …

A friendly hand in virtual maze
13 Mar 2018

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?
12 Mar 2018

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 …

The new front
09 Mar 2018

The new front

Cyber warfare is a growing threat — countries like China are expanding their capabilities. India must prepare for every eventuality, with the military at the forefront. India is one of the few countries which still does not have a dedicated cyber component in its military. (Illustration: Manali Ghosh) In October 2014, the US Department of ...