Asking citizens to be cautious while being online, National Security Adviser, Ajit Doval said on Friday financial frauds have seen an exponential increase due to greater dependence on digital payment platforms following the Covid-19 pandemic.
He also said the centre was coming up with the national cybersecurity strategy-2020 which envisions the safe, secured, trusted, resilient and vibrant cyberspace for India’s prosperity.
He was delivering a virtual lecture on cybersecurity, data privacy and hacking conference hosted by the Kerala Police and the Society for the Policing of cyberspace and Information Security Research Association. According to him, there is a change in the work environment that has been brought upon by the pandemic.
“There is a greater dependence on digital payment platform due to reduced cash handling, and greater data sharing is happening online, and presence on…