CBI officer B. P. Raju wins India Cyber Cop of the Year 2019 award

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officer B P Raju was awarded the ‘India Cyber Cop of the Year 2019’ during the Annual Information Security Summit held at Gurgaon, Haryana. He won the award for investigating and cracking a fraud case in an online entrance exam conducted by an engineering college in Rajasthan.

Key Highlights

The award was conferred by NASSCOM-DSCI (Data Security Council of India).

The investigation team headed by B P Raju, arrested 9 accused persons and collected incriminating evidence from digital devices, which revealed modus operandi adapted by accused and the investigation was also completed within the stipulated time period.

About Data Security Council of India (DSCI)

It is a premier industry body on data protection in India. This not-for-profit body was setup by NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) in 2008. To further its objectives, DSCI engages with governments, regulators, industry sectors, government agencies, industry associations, and think tanks for policy advocacy.

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