Kerala Governor Highlights Growing Cybercrime Threat at International Conference
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan has raised concerns regarding the escalating threat of cybercrime despite the advancements in technology. Speaking at the inauguration of the 16th edition of c0c0n, an international cyber conference held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Kochi, the Governor emphasized the urgent need to address this issue.
Governor Khan drew attention to the rapid development of digital technologies and their pervasive use, as well as their misuse beyond borders. He stressed the importance of international cooperation in effectively combating cybercrime.
While we are witnessing technological revolutions, the menace of cybercrime is also spreading, Governor Khan shared. It is crucial to swiftly adapt to changes in the cyber field and move forward.
Governor Khan further emphasized the necessity for countries to enhance their technological capabilities, particularly in areas such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, to remain competitive in the global landscape.
Digital technologies are evolving rapidly, their usage and misuse expanding across geographical boundaries. In this regard, international cooperation is essential, highlighted Governor Khan.
He also expressed his delight at the support of experts in information security, data privacy, and cyber forensics for the c0c0n conference.
Governor Khan underscored the significance of cyber groups equipped to safeguard and defend information and communication technology assets of defense forces against cyber warfare attempts. He stressed the need for everyone to attain that level of cybersecurity expertise, especially with the advent of artificial intelligence and machine learning. The Governor noted that those who excel in machine intelligence will dominate the world, making it imperative for nations to strengthen their technology capabilities.
Governor Khan acknowledged the profound impact of digital devices on entertainment, play, and education. He observed how children born in the digital age view these technologies as toys, watching their parents effortlessly use gadgets before even learning the alphabet.
Electronic and digital devices have reinvented the way we perceive entertainment, play, and education, asserted the Governor.
This news highlights the growing concern surrounding cybercrime and the urgent need for countries to collaborate in countering this threat. With the continuous development of digital technologies and their global reach, it is imperative for international cooperation to effectively combat cybercrime. Additionally, the Governor’s call for enhanced technological capabilities underscores the importance of staying competitive in the ever-evolving digital landscape. The c0c0n conference serves as a platform to gather experts in the field, fostering knowledge and expertise to address these pressing issues.