Monday, July 30, 2007

Kerala Cyber Crime Prevention Call Centre & Web Portal Released

Kerala Cyber Crime Prevention Call Centre & Web Portal has been released by Kerala Chief Minister on 30th July 2007 by 10.30 AM at PR Chamber of Govt. Secretariate Thiruvananthapuram. This programme is one of the project of Kerala State IT Mission with the technical help of the Cyber Forensic Division of C-DAC Thiruvananthapuram to detect cyber crimes, its prevention and to give advice to the general public.

Cyber crimes are becoming a nuisance in the society especially crimes such as cyber stalking and cell phone stalking. Many of the victims are not aware about the cyber crimes and its manifestations. The objective of this programme is to create awareness among the people about various types of cyber crimes, its impact in the society and educate the public in prevention of cyber crimes.

The web portal will give awareness about cyber attacks, virus, torjan, various security tips & tricks. It also have a forum to discuss about various cyber related matters by the general public, IT expert and law enforcement officials. The Call Centre provide you with facilities for asking expert opinion regarding any cyber crime and through the forum people can discuss various issues in cyber crimes.

This portal will function as the interface to public to provide them help in dealing with cyber crimes. It also envisages providing information regarding cyber security and cyber forensics to people of Kerala. Any victim of cyber crime can report the crime through this portal. The complaint will be handled by the Resource Centre for Cyber Forensics, CDAC, Thiruvananthapuram.

Resource Centre for Cyber Forensics was established at C-DAC, Thiruvananthapuram, as the state-of-the-art research centre for Cyber Forensics, by Dept. of Information Technology, Govt. of India to conduct Research and Development, Training and Technical Services in Cyber Forensics.


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