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CyberPeace Foundation (CPF) is a civil society organization, think tank of cyberpeace, cybersecurity and policy experts with the vision of pioneering Cyber Peace Initiatives to build collective resiliency against cybercrimes & global threats of cyber warfare. CPF is involved in Policy Advocacy, Research and Training related to all aspects of Cyber Peace and Cyber Security. Key areas of Cyber Peace Foundation work are in Technology Governance, Policy Review and Advocacy, Capacity and Capability creation and building through partnerships with various government organizations, academic institutions and civil society entities.
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Indian Healthcare Faced Enormous Cyber Attacks in 2022, Till Nov: CyberPeace Foundation and Autobot Infosec Report

Cyber attacks on healthcare facilities have been rising in recent years, and the pandemic has only worsened matters. With hospitals and other healthcare facilities struggling to keep up with the demand for care, they have become an easy target for cybercriminals. While this may seem like a ... (more)
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Addressing an Ecological Fallacy: Does Lower Digital Access in Rural India Result in Minimal Cases of Cyber Abuse

The National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights’ (NCPCR) Chairperson Shri Priyank Kanoongo launched a report titled, “Changing Trends in Online Abuse and Trafficking of Women and Children: A Study in Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and West Bengal” conducte... (more)
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Research Report on the Scams in Names of Indian Railway and Big Brands in India released

WhatsApp messages masquerading as the offers from various giant entities with links luring unsuspecting users with the promise of transport subsidy, medical subsidy, recharge offer, free travel tickets etc., have been making the rounds on the app recently. If you receive such messages try t... (more)
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CyberPeace Foundation and TASK, Government of Telangana Signs MoU to Collaborate for CyberSecurity Research and Skilling Initiatives

State of Art CyberPeace Centre of Excellence (CoE) to be setup
 
To promote the State government’s initiatives and establish a close and continuing interaction for exploring areas of mutual co-operation in the field of CyberSecurity Research, capacity building, ... (more)
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CERT-In, Koo and CyberPeace Foundation Launch a Year-long CyberSecurity Awareness Campaign for Students on 6th July 2022

To encourage youth on safe and responsible use of technology, Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Koo and the CyberPeace Foundation have launched joint initiative ‘#CybersKool’ for creating CyberSecurity ... (more)
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Cyber Criminals Target Internet Users with "Amazon International Women's Day 2022 Giveaway" Scam

WhatsApp messages masquerading as an offer from Amazon with links luring unsuspecting users with the promise of Amazon International Women’s Day presents have been making the rounds on the app. If you receive such messages try to stay away from it, as it can be a scam.
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CyberPeace Foundation and Autobot Infosec's eRaksha Competition 2021 and Global CyberPeace Challenge 3.0 Concludes with Award Ceremony on the Safer Internet Day

The CyberPeace Foundation on Tuesday conducted a virtual award ceremony for its flagship annual competitions, eRaksha competition, 2021-year edition and Global CyberPeace Challenge (GCC) 3.0 edition. The event was attended by several renowned dignitaries across the globe.
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NCW Launches an Online Knowledge Repository for Women in Collaboration with Meta, CyberPeace Foundation and Autobot Infosec

The online portal will educate women on safe use of technology and to form an integral part of We Think Digital - Digital Shakti 3.0 initiative.
 
Chairperson of National Commission for Women (NCW) Smt. Rekha Sharma & Hon’ble Governor of Jharkhand Sri Ramesh B... (more)
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CyberPeace Foundation Report: Online Gaming World - Trust and Safety

Today online gaming continues to have become a sky-rocketing business market. It is by no means a small industry. Perhaps, by the last quarter of 2021 approximately about 2.7 billion people globally is believed to be engaged into the segment of playing online games. This is accounting almos... (more)
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Cyber Criminals Target Indian users with Phishing Scams Replicating as State Bank of India

The Research Wing of CyberPeace Foundation along with Autobot Infosec Pvt. Ltd. studied two incidents on the name of the State Bank of India that were recently faced by some smartphone users.
 
The incident include text messages asking users to update their SBI ban... (more)
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