International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Law | India | Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023 | Rating: 5.2 / 10


Impact of Cybercrime on E-Governance. Is Cybercrime Affecting the Confidentiality of Government Data?

Megha Saxena


Abstract: As per the Statistics, Cybercrime was registered and treated at the time of COVID-19 which includes 790 complaints approximately. In the year 2019, the graph of complaints reached 6,67,363 from 70% which resulted to occur a loss of $4.2 billion. The graph of Cybercrimes has been increasing at a high rate all around the globe which has created a huge tension among the countries. The paper will analyze why cybercrime is touching its peak and why the offenders are not able to be caught easily, even though with excessive security and technical knowledge of the officials. Cybercrime in earlier stages was only limited to individuals or groups of individuals but in recent times it is extended to the government of the countries which has created the major tension. As a result, the government has conducted several training and educational programs to guide the officials in tracking the offenders of cybercrime. Several laws prevailed including the Information Technology Act, of 2000, the Indian Penal Code, the Companies Act, and Information Technology Rules, to curb cybercrimes from the country which addition to several International treaties.


Keywords: Cyber-crime, Covid-19, E-governance, Hacking, Confidential Information, Privacy


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023,


Pages: 911 - 915


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