An Indian Government is Using Blockchain Tech to Fight Cyber …

The government of Andhra Pradesh (AP), a state in South India, will be tapping blockchain technology to curb cybercrimes, a top cop confirmed this week.

In the face of an increasing number of cybercriminal activity, the Director General of Police in AP has revealed that the government is the first in Asia to use blockchain technology to check and fight cybercrimes.

While details of the blockchain implementation are scarce, a workshop solely focused on educating the police force on blockchain technology has been confirmed. Organized by the burgeoning Fintech initiative in the city of Visakhapatnam and technology giant IBM, the workshop is a part of a sweeping digitization program undertaken by the state and is likely to see IT forensic experts working with

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