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Cyber crimes control legislation

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Cyber terrorism is a pre-meditated and politically motivated attack against information, computer systems, computer programmes and data which results in violence against non-combatant targets by sub-national groups or clandestine agents. Cyber crime is an activity in which computers or network are used as a tool, a target and or a place of criminal. Most commonly, in such criminal activities, a fraud is committed, identities are stolen or privacy is violated. The most lethal incarnation of…Read More

Home based cyber entrepreneurship should be encouraged at university level: Muhammad Usman

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article image Muhammad Usman is a computer science graduate and young cyber entrepreneur who owns Allevents.pk website that enlists events across Pakistan. During his recent interview with Technology Times, he spoke in detail about his journey as a cyber entrepreneur and prospects of cyber entrepreneurship in Pakistan. Q 1: Tell us briefly about yourself and highlights of your career? My name is Muhammad Usman, I completed my masters in Computer Science in 2006 and since then, I am…Read More

Fourth Cyber Secure Conference held at NUST

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article image ISLAMABAD: The leaders, domain experts, and professionals from cyber security industry joined in fourth edition of Cyber Secure Pakistan Conference 2015, venued at Pakistan’s premier ICT University - NUST-SEECS, this Wednesday. The purpose of stationing the event at NUST-SEECS was to escalate cyber security research in education sector. Rizwan Sharif, VP PISA, welcomed revered guests to the country’s biggest conference on cyber security. He detailed the vitality and role of…Read More

Paladion predicts top ten cyber security trends

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Paladion Networks has highlighted the top 10 cyber security trends that will impact global digital security in 2015 and beyond. These trends can have a long-term impact on the enterprises in Middle East. "After rigorous analysing the ever-increasing data flow regionally and globally, we have identified the top 10 cyber security trends that the enterprises in the Middle East needs to be cautious and should not ignore them in their strategic planning…Read More

Britain keen to work with Pakistan for cyber security

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Britain is very keen to work in the sphere of cyber security which is concern of everyone in the globe and on this specific issue it can work with Pakistan in collaboration with each other. British Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General Rt Hon Francis Maude MP said this when called on Minister of State for IT Anusha Rahman here Islamabad. British High Commission Philip Barton, Secretary IT Azmat Ali Ranjha and other officials from British HC and IT…Read More

Cyber laws to be made in light of NAP: Anusha

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STAFF REPORT ISB: On the direction of the National Assembly Standing Committee on IT and Telecom, the technical committee comprising technical and legal experts and MNAs has started reviewing the proposed prevention of electronic crime bill 2015. Minister for IT and Telecom Anusha Rahman has recently chaired the first session of "bill review meeting" here in Islamabad. Special Assistants to PM Khawaja Zaheer Ahmad, Barrister Zafarullah Khan, Maj (R) Tahir Iqbal, Sardar Awais Khan…Read More

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Draft cyber law still misses cyber stalking

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The federal government has tabled its draft cyber security bill in the National Assembly to ensure quick implementation of National Action Plan (NAP) against terrorism but the draft bill still misses several key areas like online blasphemy, cyber stalking, spamming’ and spoofing’ which are considered serious offences in some other countries. The draft law has 51 sections and it explicitly covers cyber terrorism and proposes rigorous punishments for disruption of…Read More

Cyber security still an inflated problem

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan still remains ill-equipped to deal with the ever rising threat of cyber attacks, despite it has the world’s best hackers In 2014, hackers from different parts of the world continued to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on Pakistani websites. They hacked websites belonging to the security forces and the federal government, defaced them and leaked private data of government and security officials. The country’s premier anti-cybercrime…Read More

Creeping Cyber-Espionage

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Its happening now that we can even know the location of a person though it is only via using the service of transportation company. The company has innovated using the latest state-of-the-art technology of IT that we can even see the persons travelling in their taxi. It does give us some relief to see them while travelling as satisfaction grows to know that they are travelling safe and sound. But, we have this very great dilemma of cyber war fare to get very close to be hacked into and know…Read More

Experts call to set up CCU to control cyber crimes

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A Tanzanian delegation suggested on Tuesday that Pakistan should launch an initiative for tackling cyber crimes by establishing cyber crime unit (CCU) in the police force, develop relevant legislation and formulate computer emergency response team (CERT) for facilitating the implementation. This was briefed at a workshop organised by ISESCO, COMSATS, the Inter Islamic Network on Information Technology (INIT), the COMSATS CIIT and the Tanzania Commission for Science…Read More