West Bengal govt plans to launch a mobile exhibition on Cyber Security.


The West Bengal government will launch a mobile cybersecurity exhibition to educate people on how to protect computers, mobile phones and other devices from malicious attackers, officials said on Friday. Stated.Police and Information Technology (IT) departments are working together on this project, displaying posters and models of cyber he security on heavy vehicles used in various sectors.“The Calcutta Police have proposed a cybersecurity van.It will be executed after getting the approval of the government,” state IT Joint Secretary Sanjay Kumar Das told reporters on the sidelines of Cyber Security Congress, a seminar organised here.

The van will be managed by the police and available for organisations to reserve, Additional Commissioner of Police Hari Kishore Kusumakar said.The officer of Kolkata Police, however, said that such specifics will be decided in due course.“The state government is taking a number of steps to raise awareness about cyber security, and we are supporting those efforts,” said Sushobhan Mukherjee, chairman of the Infosec Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to cyber security, which organised the seminar..According to available data, India reported 52,974 incidents of cybercrime in 2021, a nearly six per cent increase from the previous year’s figure.

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