The Home Office has set up a cybersecurity education program for students in grades 6 to 11 and above, which aims to tackle cybercrime in a coordinated and comprehensive manner.
The Home Office has implemented a cybersecurity education program for students in grades 6 to 11 and above.
The Home Office has implemented a cybersecurity education program for students in grades 6 to 11 and above. The program is named “Indian Cybercrime Coordination Center (14C)”, which aims to combat cybercrime in a coordinated and comprehensive manner.
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What is the need for this cybersecurity program?
After witnessing an increase in cybercrime, there is an urgent need to address it by adopting the strategy of “Cyber Hygiene”, which includes the prevention of these crimes by instilling the habit of taking care of basic ICT devices in regular intervals.
‘Cyber Jaagrookta Diwas’
Every month in all schools with the participation of district magistrates, police authorities, agents of the education department, etc., this “Cyber Jaagrookta Diwas” will be observed on the first Wednesday of each month. To promote as much as possible, the ministry has launched cybersensitization handles on social media platforms like Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Facebook.
According to the official notice, schools can organize workshops, seminars and interactive sessions. Schools can consult the detailed related topics on the official website, i.e. cbseacademic.nic.in.
Cybersecurity takes an hour
Nowadays, it has become necessary to have an hour to educate students of all ages about the problems associated with using online platforms. So that children become aware of frauds which can take the form of financial frauds etc.
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