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With online fraud and cyber-crimes on the rise, police have taken a pledge to train their personnel as well educate the public not to fall prey to such tactics.
The awareness is being created through a series of tweets and social media platforms. City police commissioner M Chandra Sekhar who is keen that his staff have hands on experience with digital age crimes, recently organised a daylong awareness programme ‘Information Security Awareness for Law Enforcement Agencies’, in association with CDAC-Hyderabad and NIT-K Surathkal. “Mangaluru police is taking recourse to the robust Indian Information Technology Act 2000 in addressing issues of cyber crime as the number of the cases are on the rise.