Safe Surfing Tips For Women

Every day I spend hours exploring the net, print media and other sources for gathering information on the latest cyber threats and crimes. In all my searches, what has been standing out strongly is the rise in crimes against women on the Internet. So what better occasion than Women’s Day, which falls on 8th March every year, to discuss such heinous crimes and ways to protect oneself from them? And as every girl on the net is a potential victim, Mothers should be especially educated on the threats to their beloved daughters so that they can, in turn, warn their kids and help them stay safe on the net.

Though India is one of the select nations to enact a law against cybercrimes, IT Act 2000, the law is strangely silent on cybercrimes against women. According to Supreme Court advocate and cyber law expert Pavan Duggal, “The IT Act, 2000,…

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