NEW DELHI: With a nearly 40 per cent jump witnessed annually in the number of cyber crimes registered in the country, the Ministry of Home Affairs has formed an expert group to chalk out strategies to effectively tackle the menace.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh approved the setting up of the expert group comprising academicians and professionals of repute to prepare the road map in order to comprehensively address the issue.
The five-member expert study group will prepare a road map for effectively dealing with cyber crimes in the country and give suitable recommendations.
The terms of reference of the expert group, include recommendations on possible partnerships with public and private sector, NGOs, international bodies and international NGOs, besides any other special measures or steps the group may like to recommend with regard to tackling cyber crimes.
India, which has a rapidly growing economy, is susceptible to international and domestic cyber attacks.