International Journal of Home Science
2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 3, PART E
Cyber Crime against school children: Challenges & Solutions
Author(s): Shivani Singh
The development of internet nowadays does not only give a positive impact but also gives a negative impact in the form of Cyber Crime. Children are the most vulnerable sections of society and are easily exploited in the cyber world due to lack of maturity level and heavily rely on networking sites for social interaction. It is important protect children from online threats because a constructive and positive development of school children is the collective responsibility of society. The purpose of this paper is to understand the basic concept of the cybercrime and its present scenario in India. This study also aims to focus challenge related to cybercrime against school children and point out the solution to prevent children from cybercrime. The secondary data has been collected. For this purpose, various magazines and journals have been used. Schools across seven states in India indicate that 30 percent of Indian children accessing Internet have experienced some kind of cyber harm. Cybercrime affect the present and also future of school children. It is crucial not only to school children’s well-being, but also to future of our national because children are pillar of our nation. The main solution to Stop Cybercrime are use precautions, use Anti Malicious Software, take proper & necessary steps to prevent cyberspace, don’t trust on any websites, proper guidance must be done about cybercrime and if the situation out of control of cybercrime then children should FIR in police station. From this paper, we can understand that children as well as their parents, their schools and government also play an important role to protect the children from cybercrime.
How to cite this article:
Shivani Singh. Cyber Crime against school children: Challenges & Solutions. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(3):264-267.