Essay on Cyber Crime and National Security

980 Words Dec 6th, 2012 4 Pages
Essay on Cyber Crime And National Security

When we talk about national security, we talk about the security of over one billion people and sovereignty of a country that is culturally rich, politically stable, socially compact and economically emerging. The worst victim of terrorism and naxalism India and its national security has been threatened recently by cyber crime.
They concept of cyber crime is not radically different from the concept of conventional crime. Cyber crime is the latest and perhaps the most complicated problem in the crime world of the country. In the context of national security, cyber crime may involve hacktivism (on-line activity intended to influence polity), traditional espionage or information warfare and
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A typical example of this is a lawmaker, a member of the Nigeria's National Assembly Hon. Moris Ibekwe (late) who was in the maximum security prisons in Nigeria for an alleged involvement in a free fraud. If a member of a legislature can be involved in such un ungodly act, what would unemployed youth do?
The capacity of human is unfathomable. It is not possible to eliminate cyber crime from the cyber space but, it is quite possible to check them for national security. History is witness that no legislation has succeeded in totally eliminating crime from the globe. The only possible step is to make people aware of their rights and duties and further making the application of the laws more stringent to check crime. There is a need to bring changes in the Information Technology Act to make it more effective. To combat cyber crime it should also be kept in mind that the provision of the cyber law are not made so stringent that it may retard the growth of the industry and prove to be counter productive.
Of late, anti-Gandhi forums or hate India posting along with war for people who hate India campaigns on Google's Social Network Site, Orkut, have been perplexing authorities. Fan clubs of underworld dons like Dawood Ibrahim and Chota Shakeel and other wanted dons are also doing the rounds on Orkut. One such community even asks people i they would like to join the D. Company. If a criminal ends up having a

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