Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Cyberdome has decided to cooperate with Dubai police in cyber security. The two sides reached an agreement on sharing the information about those who are engaged in criminal activities on social media, said Police Cyberdome chief Manoj Abraham.
There has been an increase in the number of cases happening through Facebook and WhatsApp. They will also cooperate in cyber intelligence, artificial intelligence and cyber crime software development, said Mr Abraham.
The decision was reached after a meeting with a five-member team led by Brigadier Khalid Nasser Alrazooqi, general director of artificial intelligence at Dubai Police.
Cyberdome is a technological research and development centre of Kerala police department, conceived as a cyber centre of excellence in cyber security having public-private partnership. The team from Dubai had reached here to study the working of the Cyberdome and starting such a centre in Dubai. The Cyberdome aims at preventing cyber crimes through developing a cyber threat resilient ecosystem in the state. It also ensures collective coordination among the government departments and agencies, academia, research groups, non-profitable organisations, individual experts from the community, ethical hackers, private organisations and other law enforcement agencies in the country to provide a safe and secure cyber world. Cyberdome collaborates with around 10 national and international organisations, more than 500 IT professionals working around the globe, nodal officers from all major banks, three universities, 750-odd students and 250 mobile technicians.
The Kerala police has established a hi-tech centre for cyber security and innovations at the Technopark campus here.