Investigating the Cyber Crime

Anamika Sahu, Managing EditorNot even the brave are spared in the world of cyber. Companies like Facebook, Yahoo, Quora, JP Morgan, and India’s most touted Aadhar cards have fallen prey to the cyber attackers. The increasing complexity of hardware networks, deep penetrating internet access, surging IoT devices, and more have put cybersecurity at the pedestal of priority across firms. This is why the global digital forensics market is expected to reach $5.92 billion by 2024 growing at a CAGR of 9.52 percent over the forecast period of 2019-2024.
Understanding the growing need of the hour, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) organized the first National Conference on Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics early this month. CBI Director Rishi Kumar Shukla highlighted that the attention of cyber fraud is on digital infrastructure, adding that 50 percent of cybercrime cell of CBI cases concern attacks on digital financial infrastructure. To investigate such cases, companies and government organizations partner with some of the pickiest brains of the cyber forensics industry, who help not just in finding important clues but also helping through the entire process till it’s resolved.

However, the industry is struggling with lack of specialised skills, usage of proprietary operating systems and high level of encryption in new smart devices, which sometimes provide ample time to the hackers to clean their mess. But if you are looking to partner with one such cyber forensics firm that possesses the most cutting-edge knowledge and technologies to deal with such predicaments, then our current edition of siliconindia Magazine ‘10 Most Promising Cyber Forensics Services Providers - 2019’ is the perfect handbook you need. Read to know how these companies have changed the game in favour of their clients and even helped them secure their infrastructure to avoid any future disaster.
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