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How a Warrior in Uniform is Combating Cyber Crime: Manoj Abraham, ADGP, Kerala Police

How a Warrior in Uniform is Combating Cyber Crime: Manoj Abraham

He is an eminent cyber security specialist who has worked extensively for integrating technology with policing. He has cracked innumerable number of cybercrime cases and is known for his acumen and acuity. Indeed, Manoj Abraham, Additional Director General of Police at Kerala Police, has made his mark with his numerable initiatives in the domain of information security and has proved how law enforcement can play a key role in creating awareness about cyber security and battling cybercrime.

It is worth noting that as one of his key initiatives, Abraham is the architect of Kerala police cyberdome – a PPP initiative in cyber security. He is the Nodal Officer for the unique private- public partnership centre, which works in the areas of cyber security as well as cybercrime investigation. The centre is located at Technopark, Thiruvananthapuram and boasts of over 500 members from the community along with upwards of 30 organizations working in various domains of cyber security.

Not only this, Abraham is also the man behind the famous Cocon International Cyber Security Conference. Previously known as Cyber Safe, the annual event is conducted as part of the International Information Security Day. Kerala Police plays a key role in organizing the two-day International Information Security Conference.

Held in association with POLCYB – (The Society for the Policing of Cyberspace, a not-for-profit society) and ISRA – (a registered non-profit organization), the conference deals with various technical, non-technical, and legal aspects of infosec. It is specially designed for the IT industry, government departments, banking and financial institutions and public sector undertakings with an IT Infra. The conference debates the latest trends in data privacy, cybercrime, cyber warfare and other allied emerging technologies such as blockchain and the Internet-of-Things (IoT).

It provides a platform to discuss, showcase, educate, understand as well as spread awareness on the latest trends in information, cyber and hi-tech crimes. It also acts as a catalyst for the exchange of ideas among various corporate and government organizations including investigation agencies, academia, research organizations and industry leaders.

Hats off to the cyber warrior!

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