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Critical Study and Analysis of Cyber Law Awareness Among the Netizens

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India is an attractive target for crackers due to high internet and technology penetration growth and limited awareness among the users. It creates moral, civil, and criminal issues in cyber space and it resulted into increase in the cyber crime. But awareness about the cyber law is an often overlooked factor among netizens. Even many stack holders of the computer science are not aware about the cyber law of the country, they are enhancing their technical skills by various means but sadly they are not serious about getting knowledge about cybercrime and cyber law. It necessitated information security awareness among the netizens. In this paper, we have conducted one survey to check cyber law awareness statistics among professionals associated with IT domains. The paper presents the result of a survey conducted and provides the recommendations for improving general awareness of cyber law in India.

Keywords

  • Cyber security
  • Netizen
  • Cyber law
  • Indian IT act
  • Cyber law awareness
  • Cyber space

The two authors contributed equally to this work.

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We thank Prof. Bipin Mehta—Director, School of Computer Studies, Ahmedabad University for his valuable support during the execution of this research work.

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Parmar, A., Patel, K. (2016). Critical Study and Analysis of Cyber Law Awareness Among the Netizens. In: Satapathy, S., Joshi, A., Modi, N., Pathak, N. (eds) Proceedings of International Conference on ICT for Sustainable Development. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 409. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-0135-2_32

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