Cyber Illiteracy and Cyber Intrusions: With special reference to Schedule Tribe of North-East India

  • Puranjan Paul and Debarati Indu
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  • Puranjan Paul

    Research Scholar at ICFAI Law School, ICFAI University, India.

  • Debarati Indu

    Research Scholar at ICFAI Law School, ICFAI University, India.

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Cyber space is one of the most talked about and important area in this technological era. This technological advancement yields many benefits to the society as a whole but it also embedded with serious concerns Such as Cyber Intrusions and Digital Divide. Compromising a computer system by compromising its security or forcing it to enter an unsecure state is known as cyber intrusion. Another important facet is the digital divide that refers to the disparity between people who have access to contemporary information and communication technology and the rest of the persons who are left out of this access for instance Schedule caste and Schedule Tribes. The Growing cyber concerns in India especially in the north eastern states creates a vulnerable situation that need to be addressed properly and cyber illiteracy is one of the important lacunas that facilitates the growing cyber-crimes. Cyber literacy is a vital aspect that is necessary in this technological era especially in the north eastern states in order to combat with the emerging cyber issues. It is also an undeniable fact that the scheduled tribes owing to their economic disparity and educational backwardness, they are not much equipped with the modern technologies which in turn fostering the cyber intrusions.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 2, Page 1391 - 1398


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