Cyber Crime Threats and Security Legislations in India: A Critical Analysis

  • Vidya Nand Choudhary and Dr. Suman Srivastava
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  • Vidya Nand Choudhary

    Research Scholar at Sai Nath University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

  • Dr. Suman Srivastava

    HOD, Law Department at Sai Nath University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

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With regard to its geopolitical relevance, India's technology infrastructure is vulnerable to cybersecurity concerns and zero-day assaults, much like that of powerful Western nations. Strong measures are required to safeguard individual privacy, economic interests, and national security in India due to the country's increasingly complex and frequent cybersecurity threats. More than 52% of India's population, or 759 million people, will have used the internet at least once a month by 2022, making the country home to a sizable and rapidly expanding internet user base. India's digital economy is growing quickly, and industries including healthcare, education, banking, retail, and agriculture all depend on internet platforms and services. India, however, faces sophisticated and persistent cyber threats from state-sponsored and non-state actors that target India's strategic, economic, and national interests due to its antiquated or inadequate cyber security policies, infrastructure, and awareness, which make it easy for hackers to exploit the gaps and weaknesses in the system. This research paper shall look upon the sophisticated cybercrime threats provide a challenge to India's cybersecurity environment, necessitating comprehensive and flexible security laws. While aiming towards safeguarding the nation's digital ecosystem requires concerted efforts to create a strong legislative and institutional framework, as well as targeted capacity-building and international collaboration initiatives. This paper concludes that India can successfully minimize risks and safeguard its national interests and individual privacy in the digital era by consistently improving its cybersecurity measures.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 3, Page 3063 - 3071


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