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Interpol launches online Cybersecurity campaign

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  • October 6, 2021
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Interpol launches online Cybersecurity campaign

Part of: Prelims and GS – III – Cybersecurity 

Context The Interpol has launched an online campaign to inform people of major cyberthreats to help them protect their computer systems, networks and personal information from cybercriminals. 

  • The three-week campaign, from October 4 to 22, would be run primarily through social media.

What is Interpol?

  • INTERPOL Notices are international requests for cooperation or alerts allowing police in member countries to share critical crime-related information.
  • The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) is an intergovernmental organization that helps coordinate the police force of 194 member countries.
  • Each of the member countries hosts an INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB).
  • The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is designated as the National Central Bureau of India.
  • It is headquartered in Lyon, France

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