Assam Police Director General Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta stressed the need for proper coordination and communication between the various law enforcement agencies in the country to tackle cybercrime as it does not has no borders or jurisdiction.
He stressed the importance of cyberpolice and securing cyberspace in the country while opening a two-day workshop on Friday, organized by the Regional Cybercrime Coordination Center, Guwahati, CID Assam under the aegis of the Ministry of the Interior of the Union.
He said the Assam police have attached importance to dealing with cybercrime cases and hoped that the workshop will go a long way in establishing effective coordination between the different law enforcement agencies in the country.
The DGP also stressed that the state police place importance on training and supporting investigators with advanced hardware and software tools.
Twenty-four senior police officers responsible for investigating cybercrime in eight northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura participate at the workshop with three senior officers from the Union’s Home Affairs Ministry, according to an official statement.
The Regional Cyber Coordination Center set up for the Northeast region in Guwahati, Assam, is organizing this workshop for the first time.
Best Practices Adopted by NE States in Cybercrime Investigations, Digital Evidence Collection and Preservation, and Interaction Sessions with RBI Agents, DoT, Telecom Service Providers, Gateways Payments for good coordination between law enforcement agencies and regulatory agencies for effective cybercrime investigation were discussed in the different sessions of the workshop.
Interaction with cybersecurity consultant Krishna Shastry on the latest cybercrime trends and investigative best practices also took place, as well as sessions on ‘Online Lending Fraud’ and how the project works. Assam Cyberdome.
ADGP (CID) AYV Krishna in his speech highlighted the measures taken by the Assam police in the establishment of the citizen financial cyber fraud management and reporting system which has been operating for the last two months during which Rs 50 lakh belonging to various victims were frozen.
The National Cybercrime Reporting Portal has also sent out around 3,800 cybercrime complaints regarding Assam, which are investigated by various police stations in Assam.
State Police also purchased 245 cybercrime first responder kits, which were distributed to various police stations after proper training.
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