May 2016 20

Indian Police Foundation Seminar on Cyber Crime

Shaurya CRPF Officers' Institute, Institutional Area, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi

The event brings together policy makers and experts to provide an opportunity for the police and security leadership to evaluate their preparedness in their roles as first responders and investigators of cyber crimes. Anja Kovacs from the Internet Democracy Project will be one of the speakers at the seminar.

The seminar is an effort towards having a nation-wide collaborative and coordinated action among various actors to tackle cyber crime. The event seeks to get police authorities, regulatory authorities, the IT industry, banking and financial institutions and the government together, to work at a strategic level and exchange expertise and best practices.

List of Speakers-

Dr. Ajay Kumar, IAS 
Additional Secretary, Department of Electronics & IT

Mr. Ajay Sahni 
Executive Director, Institute for Conflict Management

Dr. Anja Kovacs 
Director, Internet Democracy Project

Mr. Arun Mohan Sukumar 
Head of Cyber Initiative, Observer Research Foundation 
Vice Chair, Asia Pacific regional Internet Governance Forum

Dr. Alok Joshi 
Chairman, National Technical Research Organisation, Government of India

Dr. Gulshan Rai 
National Cyber Security Co-ordinator, Government of India

Mr. Jiten Jain 
CEO, Indian Infosec Consortium

Dr. Muktesh Chandar, IPS 
Director General of Police, Goa

Mr. Nandkumar Saravade 
CEO, Data Security Council of India

Mr. Pavan Duggal 
Advocate, Supreme Court of India

Mr. P. C. Halder 
Former Director, Intelligence Bureau 
Member, National Security Advisory Board

Mr. Raghu Raman 
President, Reliance Industries Ltd.

The discussions seek to look at new challenges and opportunities in leveraging of digital and mobile forensics tools, electronic evidence collection and prosecution, and capacity building of the police in dealing with cyber crime.