Cyber Law a growing profession in India

Cyber Law is a growing profession in India. Cyber Law is fairly new in India and is a tremendously exciting field as it combines both aspects of law and technology.

The best way for one to excel in this profession is to educate oneself the right way by choosing the right courses. The best option would be to graduate in Computer Engineering followed by a course in Law.

A person can earn Rs.7.5 lakh-Rs.9 lakh per year as starting salary.

As we all know technology plays a vital role in the development of the society.Moreover,it is also a barometer to measure to know the advancement of a nation. The booming technology has its own strength but has created a virtual world of its own.

Despite its host of benefits, Internet has challenges where legal development is required.

Data is a very sensitive thing can be misused, stolen or manipulated. Lots of theft any vandalism can occur in the blink of an eye without the knowledge of the user.Therefore, cyber laws were framed which several nations across the globe have executed from time to time to protect civilians from being threatened by technology. Criminal activities over the internet and its unchecked use have lead to activities such as hacking, pornography, email spoofing, money laundering and much more. Therefore, laws were framed to curb such acts and cyber lawyers with a specialization to tackle such cases came into being.

Cyber law is fairly new in India and requires alot of strengthening plus there is alot of scope behind the concept.

A cyber lawyer’s day-to-day affairs involves sharing their opinions with large corporate houses, attending sessions in court, drafting legal notices and agreements and consulting clients. Prashant Mali, a cyber lawyer at a cyber law consulting firm in Mumbai says, “It is an upcoming profession but the level of expertise in both law and technical know-how has to be excellent.”

The best way for one to excel in this profession is to educate oneself the right way by choosing the right courses. The best option would be to graduate in Computer Engineering followed by a course in Law.

Apart from making a decision and wanting to specialise in cyber law, one should know that the profession is fairly new and a back-up is essential. There are various colleges where one may study law and specialise in the profession. The National Law School of India University (NLSUI) in Bangalore is considered the best, followed by the faculty of law in Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi.

Most law institutes ask their students to complete a compulsory internship which adds to their scores. An internship is beneficial and a degree could be of no good without quality experience. The opportunity is immense but it’s the caliber and persistence that will help one reach great heights.

Source: Indiatoday.in 

 

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