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Consultative meet on Cyber Crime Awareness held

DGP Nagaland

DIMAPUR, MAY 18: DGP Nagaland, Rupin Sharma today stressed on the importance of the Helpline 1930 in preventing financial loses and advised against falling prey to sextortion and hacking attempts.
Addressing a crucial consultative meeting on Cyber Crime Awareness at the PHQ Conference Hall at Kohima, the DGP emphasized on the rapid changes in cybercrime tactics and the need for continuous updates to combat evolving threats.
Highlighting the pervasive lack of awareness in Nagaland, he underscored the importance of educating the public to safeguard against cyber threats.
He also emphasized on the need for responsible role of Social Media (SM) platform by SM influencer-YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, etc., so that factual reporting is not compromised at the altar of sensationalization.
The aim of the Cyber Crime Awareness was to enlighten the public about rising cyber threats and devise collective strategies to tackle them effectively.
IGP (CID) of Nagaland, Vikram M Khalate address the meeting, which was attended by various stakeholders, including representatives of the Department of School Education, Nagaland, College Principals Association (NCPA), private schools, students, law enforcement, social media influencers and media.
During the meeting, it was shared that school students and public across India are being targeted for fraudulent job offers, leading to thousands of reported cases.
There was a panel discussion under the leadership of IGP Range, Limasunep with insightful contributions by KPA Ilyas, IPS, DIG CID, Arung Walling representing The Nagas (Facebook) and Niki Sekhose, President of ANPSA. The panel provided invaluable insights into combating cyber threats, enriching the gathering’s understanding of this critical issue.
According to a press release, the panel discussion provided a platform for collaborative discourse, fostering innovative solutions to strengthen cyber security measures and create a safer digital environment.
(Page News Service)

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