India At Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Discusses Ways To Deal With Misuse Of Internet By Terrorists

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India-hosted SCO seminar mentioned methods to take care of misuse of web by terrorists (Representational)

New Delhi:

A two-day seminar hosted by India below the framework of the SCO Regional Anti-Terrorism Construction (RATS) mentioned methods to counter the misuse of web by terrorists, separatists and extremists.

Representatives from all of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states together with Pakistan attended the seminar that concluded on Wednesday.

The seminar additionally deliberated on potential cooperation in key areas like cyber terrorism, ransomware and digital forensics.

India assumed the chairmanship of the Council of Regional Anti-Terrorist Construction of SCO (RATS SCO) from October 28 for a interval of 1 yr.

India has proven eager curiosity in deepening its security-related cooperation with the SCO and its Regional Anti-Terrorism Construction (RATS) which particularly offers with points referring to safety and defence.

The seminar is the primary occasion to be hosted by India throughout its chairmanship. That is the second time India hosted such a seminar. First one was held in Hyderabad in August 2019.

“This seminar addressed the important thing areas like insurance policies and techniques, cyber terrorism, ransomware, and digital forensics amongst others,” an official assertion mentioned.

“The programme centered on the altering nature of on-line crime and legal behaviour with a purpose to perceive the threats, developments, points, responses and moral questions related to, primarily terrorists utilizing expertise,” it mentioned.

It mentioned points referring to the cyber-realm from an interdisciplinary and multi-dimensional perspective was examined.

“The programme examined points associated to the cyber-realm from an interdisciplinary and multi-dimensional perspective, providing a novel have a look at a variety of challenges,” the assertion mentioned.

It mentioned the seminar supplied the hands-on sensible expertise to the contributors to boost the capabilities of respective legislation enforcement companies in securing our on-line world from terrorism, separatism and extremism.

“This Indian initiative is an effort to boost the collaboration among the many RATS-SCO Member States to counter the misuse of the web by terrorists, separatists and extremists,” mentioned the assertion.