Agape launches NIEF to tackle cyber, mobile crime

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Mumbai, Dec 12 (UNI) Nagpur-based Agape, cyber forensic law and storage consultants, here today launched the National Institute of E-Forensic (NIEF) to tackle the rapid increase in cyber and mobile crimes.

The Institute that will be based here in Dadar will offer advanced courses in specialised training programmes like advanced courses in E-Forensic, Paraben Certified courses and also conduct workshops and seminars.

Speaking on the occasion, NIEF CEO Sachin Pandey said ''We expect 100 students per quarter. The industry needs at least 20,000 people.'' NIEF further planed to open 26 institutions pan India over the years and invest 200 crore by March. The institution had also set up five labroratories.

As many as 6,70,000 complaints of cyber crimes were registered globally during the year 2006, with losses of 1.1 billion dollars.

According to the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) over 2,340 websites were reportedly hacked till May this year in India.


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