Cyber Forensics in India: A Legal Perspective -Nishesh Sharma

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(Last Updated On: April 16, 2017)

Cyber Forensics in India: A Legal Perspective by Nishesh Sharma

The research on this topic has been carried out with an inter-disciplinary approach and covers various aspects of cyber law, such as, violation of the right to privacy, cyber terrorism and jurisdiction issues etc. The challenges posed by cyber-crime in India are acute and need to be addressed by a secure cyber system. In order to fight the threat posed by different cyber-crimes, there is a dire need for stringent international digital legislations and an efficient cross-border enforcement.

Today, the cyber snooping of computer data is a menace to public authorities and private individuals too. There is an emergent need to invent potent cyber forensic tools to identify and prevent junk mails in cyberspace, as also the need to protect the corporate digital data /information through cyber security measures. In order to secure cyberspace there is a need for appropriate and improved execution and implementation of laws. This book includes a critical analysis and updated case law on this subject.
This book is an attempt to invoke a critical discussion on the subject of Cyber Forensics.

Cyber Forensics in India: A Legal Perspective -Nishesh Sharma

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  • Hardcover: 550 pages
  • Publisher: Universal Law Publishing – an imprint of LexisNexis; First 2017 edition (1 March 2017)

The importance of ‘Cyber Forensics’ needs hardly any emphasis. The subject has been very dear to my heart. Moreover, I had undertaken a thorough research on the said  topic while persuing my Ph.D. During the said research, I found that there is a paucity of thorough analysis of the statutory provision on Cyber Forensics in India.

The research on this topic has been carried out with an inter-disciplinary approach and covers various aspects of cyber law, such as, violation of the right to privacy, cyber terrorism and jurisdiction issues etc. The challenges posed by cyber-crime in India are acute and need to be addressed by a secure cyber system. In order to fight the threat posed by different cyber-crimes, there is a dire need for stringent international digital legislations and an efficient cross-border enforcement. Today, the cyber snooping of computer data is a menace to public authorities and
private individuals too. There is an emergent need to invent potent cyber forensic  tools to identify and prevent junk mails in cyberspace, as also the need to protect  the corporate digital data/information through cyber security measures. In order to secure cyberspace there is a need for appropriate and improved execution and
implementation of laws. This book includes a critical analysis and updated case law on this subject.
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Contents
Chapter 1:    Introduction
Chapter 2:    Cyber Forensics, Social Cyber Media and Cyber Crimes
Chapter 3:    Governance Aspects of Cyber Forensics
Chapter 4:    Threat of Cyberterrorism: An Emprirical Study
Chapter 5:    Jurisdictional Aspects of Cyber Forensics
Chapter 6:    Conclusion and Suggestions and Verification of Hypothesis
Chapter 7:    Bibliography
Annexure I:    Questionnaire Format used for Interview in the Conducted Study
Annexure II:    Shreya Singhal v. Union of India
Subject index
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Author Details
Dr Nishesh Sharma is an Advocate-on-Record practicing in the Supreme Court of India and other high courts, commissions, boards and tribunals in India. He  is a Central Government Panel ‘A’ Counsel and a Legal
Correspondent in Indo-Asian News Service for the Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court. He has extensive exposure in handling civil, matrimonial, transfer, criminal and overseas litigation on behalf of non-resident Indians and regularly advises on matters of Indian law in cases arising in related matters in
foreign jurisdictions. He has expertise in handling cyber crime cases. He was given Australian Quality Award – Achievement in Business Excellence. He was awarded a Certificate of Merit by the DoCS (Department of Community Services) by the Sydney Institute of Technology.
He attained his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Law from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi in ‘Cyber Forensics in India : A Legal Perspective’, Master of Laws (LL.M) from Kurukshetra University, Haryana, Bachelor of
Laws (LL.B) from Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Uttar Pradesh, Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) from Karnataka University, Dharwad, Diploma in Journalism from Australian  College of Journalism, Sydney, Australia, Certificate in Computers from Technical And Further Education (TAPE) from Sydney Institute of Technology, TAPE Petersham,Sydney, Australia.

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