The Government Of India Inaugurates National Crypto Forensics Lab. Earlier this week, the government of India inaugurated a national cyber forensics lab which incorporates a forensic lab to perform crypto-related examinations. Government Of India Inaugurates National Crypto Forensics Lab!
Along with the forensic lab, there is also another inauguration of the Delhi Police’s cybercrime unit which will manage misrepresentation and includes misrepresentation of cryptocurrencies. India’s Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, inaugurated a national cyber forensic lab and the Delhi Police’s cybercrime unit called the Cyber Protection Awareness and Detection Center (Cypad) on Monday. “It is the first cybercrime awareness and detection center opened in the country,” Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik was quoted.
New Lab will Help Detect Cyberfraud
The Government Of India Inaugurates National Crypto Forensics Lab. The national cyber forensic lab incorporates various units, for example, a “memory forensics lab, image enhancement lab, network forensics lab, malware forensics lab, cryptocurrency forensics lab, damaged hard disk and advanced mobile forensics lab,” The publication, the Hindu wrote. The new lab will help officers detect cyberfraud.
“We are now equipped with technology to recover data from damaged hard disks, cryptocurrency analysis, malware forensic and data can be retrieved from 33,000 kinds of mobile models available in the market. Cyber experts will train our staff.”
Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik elaborated.
According to The Hindu, both the Cypad and the national cyber forensic lab are located in the same complex at Dwarka’s Sector 16 C. These labs are part of the Union Home Ministry’s Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Center.
“The Cypad aims to provide cyber investigation, cyber forensics, cyber safety and security-related services to the citizens as well as to police units and agencies of Delhi, the centre in Dwarka will provide security services to citizens, cops and other agencies to better equip the country in the fight against cybercrime.”
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Minister Singh reported that cybercrime is the biggest threat to digital India. He further emphasized that Cypad “will deal with cryptocurrency fraud and international tech-supported frauds,” Devdiscourse publication noted.