Notebook launched for students to create awareness on cyber security Mangaluru News – Times of India

Mangaluru: Cyber ​​crime cases are on the rise and cyber security is still not being taught in many schools and colleges in the state, cyber security expert Ananth Lord Zee has tied up with School Book Company, Udupi to print notebooks with pages devoted to awareness on cyber security.
Ananth Prabhu said, “I was wondering what can be done to ensure that children browse the internet responsibly and understand the dangers of the digital world. I tied up with School Book Company, Udupi and requested them to bring Cyber ​​Safe India series. There is no extra charge on the books, but each book will have three infotunes from the CyberSafe Girl v5.0 book, cyber security tips for mobile and internet users and important cyber laws of India. The inner cover (front) has one infotune and the back bind has two infotunes. There is a page dedicated exclusively to mobile and internet security tips, and the back has important cyber laws of India.
Prabhu said that efforts have been made to ensure that much needed information is included without burdening the pockets of the students. “I’m willing to share details on cyber security with any publishers across the country who want to include it in their notebooks. The CyberSafe Girl e-book is available online for free, and has already crossed 50 million downloads. The fifth edition has references to 50 different cyber crimes, and the sixth edition, which will be launched soon, will have 65 different crimes, indicating an increase of about 15 crimes in a year due to AI.These books are in Kannada. , Konkani and Gujarati.Kannada infotoons will be introduced soon in ruled and unruled books.
The next version of the notebook will have QR code based videos. The School Book Company, Udupi, has tie-ups with several schools in Udupi, and the books are printed in eight different colors so that students have access to the entire set. Prabhu said that so far one lakh books have been printed and distributed in seven schools and the state government is requested to ensure that this message is compulsorily printed in all the notebooks distributed to the students of government schools.