CYBER SECURITY LAW AND POLICIES IN INDIA
The internet is one of the greatest invention ever in the history of mankind. Internet has evolved into a virtual world where almost everything is available at the click of a button. Yes, almost everything. Everything has twos attached to itself- good and bad it always depends on which side you want to be. Hence, there arises a need for cyber laws to tackle cyber-crime cases. Cybercrime can involve criminal activities that are traditional in nature. Such as theft, forgery, defamation and mischief, all of which are subject to the Indian Penal Code. The abuse of computers has also given birth to a gamut of new age crimes that are address by Information Technology Act 2000. Change is inevitable and the dilemmas that advancement in technology poses cannot be avoided, the truth is that the criminals have changed their method and have started relying of the advanced technology, and in order to deal with them the society, the legal and law enforcement authorities, the private corporations and organizations will also have to change. Further the experts must not only be knowledgeable but must also be provided with necessary technical hardware and software so that they can efficiently fight the cyber criminals. Thus, necessary facilities must be established in various parts of the country so that crime in the virtual world can be contained.