Monday, July 30, 2012

Cyber Forensics Companies and Firms In India Must Innovate

One thing common among the cyber law trends in India, cyber crimes trends in India and the cyber security trends in India provided by Perry4Law and Perry4Law Techno Legal Base (PTLB) is the growing number and incidences of cyber crimes in India and cyber attacks against India.

Naturally, India needs effective cyber laws, robust cyber security and appropriate cyber forensics capabilities. Cyber forensics in India is still trying to catch up with the techno savvy criminals who are defeating the law enforcement agencies and legal system of India.

Even on the front of cyber forensics skills and capabilities, there are very few cyber forensics firms and companies in India. We have a single techno legal cyber forensics research centre of India that is managed by Perry4Law, PTLB and Perry4Law Techno Legal ICT Training Centre (PTLITC).

So why is it that we have such low numbers of cyber forensics experts and firms in India? The problem lies with the educational system of India that has ignored professional and vocational skills for decades. Another related problem in this regard is the indifferent and discouraging attitude of Indian government towards seeking services and cooperation of cyber forensics laws firms of India like Perry4Law.

If right individuals, firms, and companies are not at right place at the right time, the end result would always be injurious to India. However, Indian government is least bothered to appreciate this aspect.

In these circumstances, the online cyber forensics courses and trainings in India by private players become very important. For instance, the virtual campus for cyber forensics education in India by PTLB is a good initiative that can help in bridging the cyber forensics skills gap of India.

We need more educational institutions, firms and companies that can provide trainings and education in the field of cyber forensics. In order to achieve this cyber forensics companies and firms in India must innovate and dare to explore new areas.

Further, the attitude of Indian government towards existing cyber forensics education providers of India must be more liberal. They must be extended more facilities, grants and recognition so that professional cyber forensics trainings and education in India can flourish.