Cyberspace too is not safe for women

Offices and public places are not the only places that witness harassment of women. It happens online too, and the rise is alarming, at least within the Cyberabad Commissionerate limits. The victims are mostly women – recipients of abusive e-mails or messages, preys of hacked mail accounts and fake profiles on social websites like Facebook.…

Be ‘Pennywise’, Avoid Cyber theft

How will you keep your money safe from pickpockets while at a crowded place? Carry as little as you can. This traditional wisdom can protect your money from cyber fraudsters as well, said speakers at a cyber crime awareness programme held  in the city on Wednesday. “If you really need Internet banking facility and at…

Gujarat Technological University launches e-Raksha centre to fight cybercrime

With an aim to curb rising menace of cybercrimes, Gujarat Technological University (GTU) here has launched e-Raksha Research Centre that will encourage research and enhance capability to provide solution for issues related to cyber security. “GTU has launched e-Raksha Research Centre where various activities from research on latest techniques of cybercrime to capacity building of…

City’s JNNURM fund utilization poor

The capital city might find itself in an embarrassing position if the Union government decides to consider the status of implementation of funds under Jawaharlal Nehru national urban renewal mission (JNNURM) for national urban development mission (NUDM), which is likely to replace the former. A recent workshop organized by ministry of urban development in Hyderabad…

Gujarat to host 18th national e-governance conference

Gujarat will host the 18th national level e-conference at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar on 30-31 January. The conference will be opened by Gujarat Chief Minister in presence of MoS in centre Dr. Jitendra Singh. Digital India, digital governance-new frontiers, e-governance leaders as change agents, accountable governance through social media and citizen engagement, integrated service delivery-standards…