While the use of technology has become an integral part of everyone’s lives and its fair share of benefits, there is a flip side to it as well in the form of increased frequency of cyber crimes.

In order to help deal with this situation the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is organizing awareness sessions in educational institutions (universities and colleges) to create awareness among students to avoid indulging in cyber crimes unintentionally, according to an official statement.

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Similarly, liaison with the business community would be further enhanced to inform them about new conditionalities of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), which may prompt criminal proceedings, according to FIA Regional Director. Syed Farid Ali Shah. He visited Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI) and had a detailed meeting with FCCI President, Atif Munir Sheikh. Vice President Rana Fayyaz Ahmad and other members were also present.

He further added that FIA Director General, Dr Sanaullah Abassi had issued directives to educate the stakeholders before initiating any action against them. He said the banking crimes had witnessed phenomenal increase due to digitalization and hence the business community must remain alert to avoid unintentional involvement in cyber crime.

From : pk.mashable.com

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