Odisha police to set up 3 new cyber police stations

Bhubaneswar: Odisha police to set up 3 new cyber police stations . This was informed by the DGP Dr RP Sharma, inaugurating a workshop on cyber crime here on Tuesday.

Sharma said the new Cyber police stations would be opened at Jeypore, Baleswar and Bhubaneswar. Other than that the State police would substantially increase number of trained officers and infrastructure to deal with cyber crime.

CID Crime Branch ADG Santosh Upadhaya said, “Cyber crime is one of the most emerging field and we have to upgrade the skills of our officers to improve investigation skills for detection and prevention of cyber crimes.”

A total of 70 officers from the rank of SP to SI from all over the State are attending the programme. Known cyber expert Sh Ishan Sinha from Delhi will train them in various new techniques of cyber crime investigation.

The topics from the training workshop include social media monitoring, suspect tracking, cyber overt, covert operations, anonymity and breaking anonymity, identification of malware signature. The participants will also be trained in forensics and counter intelligence, darknet and counter darknet, terrorism, encryption and tracking, counter espionage, investigation and data analysis.