Cyber Crime: Issues and Challenges in India


Dr. Praveen Kumar Mall, Associate Professor
Faculty of Juridical Sciences Rama University, Kanpur.


Computer Technology is one of the important general purpose Technologies in today’s age for several reasons. Today it is used in almost all the organizations, institutions, and people. Computer technology makes the life so speedy and fast, but hurled under the eclipse of threat from the deadliest type of criminality termed as ‘Cyber crime’. The advancement of IT brings so many facilities to us; but also brings so many problems and challenges too and out of which Cyber Crime is a kind of offence which deals with the cyber world which includes computer security, information security, and mobile security too. The increasing number of crimes in the field of Information Technology brings a big attraction to Cyber Crime to everyone. This paper discusses about Cyber Crime including nature, characteristics, and issues.