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Govt. favours cyber monitoring to track terror network

By Abdul Nisar

New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): The Government on Tuesday informed as per vailable inputs, it looks that terrorists are using several means for communication inter-alia, including use of internet and e-mail.

Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Maken in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha stated: "The Department of Information Technology (DIT) has initiated a major programme on cyber forensics specifically focused towards development of cyber forensic tools, setting up of infrastructure for investigation and training of law enforcement and judicial offices in use of cyber forensic tools, to collect and analyse the digital evidence."

"Further, DIT has set up cyber forensic training labs at CBI and Kerala Police for skill upgradation in the area of cyber crime investigations and have also sponsored projects in the North Eastern States to establish cyber forensic training facilities at the state police organizations. Besides, Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT -In) under DIT has been set up for creating awareness about cyber security. It performs both pro-active and reactive roles," he further stated. (ANI)

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