Chennai, March 2018: “National Cyber Crime Reference Handbook III Edition ” Released byTHIRU. BANWARILAL PUROHIT, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Durbur Hall, Rajbhavan was heldon 07.03.2018
In the Occasion Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu said that India has the second largest number of internet users in the world after China. The total number of internet users is more than 310 million. Cyber crime has leapt by 350% in the last 3 years and the legal system is struggling to cope with more and more law-breakers exploiting the anonymity of the internet. Statistics also reveal that the age group of 18-30 accounts for the highest percentage of cyber crime in the country.
He also remembered that in a bid to combat cyber terrorism, India passed the Information Technology Act 2000. The Act has sections that deal specifically with hacking and unauthorized access to computer, computer systems, and computer networks.
Cyber crimes threaten a Nation’s Security and financial health. Issues surrounding these types of crimes have become high-profile and can disrupt the functioning of critical information systems. There are also problems of privacy when confidential information is lost or intercepted, lawfully or otherwise.
The mission of the National Cyber Safety and Security Standards is to establish a multi-stakeholder consortium that brings together Industry, Government, and Academic interests in an effort to improve the state of Cyber Security both at the domestic and international level.
Hon. Governor also quoted that the book titled, “National Cyber Crime Reference Handbook III Edition” has chapters such as Cyber Hacking, Indian and International perspectives on key topics including Cyber Crime, History of Cyber Crimes and the Challenges of Fighting Cyber Crime, Cyber Crime & Cyber Attacks and its Preventives Measures, Major Cyber Security Risks for The Common Man. Many of the articles have been written by Cyber Security Experts.
In that event the administrators of National Cyber Safety and Security Standards Justice Dr. S. Mohan, Chairman, National Cyber Safety and Security Standards,Justice Dr. T.N. Vallinayagam,Chairman, National Cyber Defence Research Centre, Tamil Nadu,Justice Thiru S.K. Krishnan, Chairman, National Academic Committee, NCSSS, Dr. S. Amar Prasad Reddy,Director General, National Cyber Safety and Security Standards,
Thiru E. Khalieraaj,Regional Director, National Cyber Safety and Security Standards were present on occasion.