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Cyber Communities in Rural Asia A Study of Seven Asian Countries by Kavita Karan

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Published by Times Academic Press,Singapore .
Written in English


  • Internet,
  • Internet - General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • ASIA,
  • Globalization,
  • Computers

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9195777M
ISBN 109812103244
ISBN 109789812103246

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Cyber Communities in Rural Asia A Study of Seven Asian Countries Kavita Karan This study concentrates on an under reported aspect of the internet's penetration of Asian communities, i.e. how access has developed in rural communities and what changes, if any, this has brought about. The study backs up documentary evidence with interviews of citizens who now are familiar with internet. Cyber Communities in Rural Asia A Study of Seven Asian Countries - Kavita Karan $ Doing Good Great: Thirteen Asian Heroes and Their Causes - Willie Cheng, Sharifah Mohamed & Cheryl Tang.   Elsewhere, cyber hubs have been set up in Chandoli, the state of Rajasthan and Melli Dara Paiyong, in Sikkim. The former internet village gained enough traction that Mark Zuckerberg paid a visit to the rural community. The European Union (EU), for example, considers cyber threats as having the potential to reduce stability and competitiveness, while the U.S. intelligence community’s worldwide threat assessment for ranks cyber threats first, ahead of terrorism, transnational organized crime, and the proliferation of .

  Central Asia currently has one of the highest global rates of cyber-criminal activities. This comes despite efforts improving the region’s capacity to deal with cyber attacks or cyber terrorism. Kazakhstan, thanks to its attractive financial situation and high number of internet users, has faced significant issues with cybercrime. An economic transformation has occurred in much of rural Asia during the last two decades. Large parts of the region have made remarkable progress with substantial gains in food security, per capita income, quality of life, and poverty reduction. Yet, rural Asia remains home to million people living in poverty, many of whom have no access to safe water and sanitation. With an increasing focus on improving cyber resilience in every market, this study — the inaugural BSA Asia-Pacific Cybersecurity Dashboard — provides a comprehensive overview of the state of the current cybersecurity frameworks and capabilities. As detailed below, the Dashboard examines the cybersecurity policy environment in 10 Asia-Pacific. The 50 per cent spike leading to the expec, by December is primarily driven by mobile internet access, community centers and cyber cafes. However, within rural communities, the task to empower using ICT can still be challenging, but many of us have been dedicating time and energies to empower trouble torn community.

The all India Rural Credit Review Committee in its report warned “If the fruits of development continue to be denied to the large sections of rural community, while prosperity accrues to some, the tensions social and economic may not only upset the process of orderly and peaceful change in the rural economy but even frustrate the.   Chinese leaders are also concerned with cyber insecurity, and Chinese authors frequently note that China is also a victim of foreign cyber -- attacks -- predominantly from the United States. China and Cybersecurity: Espionage, Strategy, and Politics in the Digital Domain is a comprehensive analysis of China's cyberspace threats and s: 7. nomic empowerment of rural poor and their communities. Similarly, the Conclusions of the Committee on Skills at the 97th Session on the International Labour Confer-ence (Geneva, 9 June ) noted: “the problem of access to education and training is most acute in rural areas. In rural areas, the three goals are to expand infrastructure. Julie wrote: "Someone needs to edit this list again. There are a ton of non-fiction books on here." I realize that including non-fiction is against the stated rule of the list, but there is a lot of great non-fiction both originally in English and in translation from Chinese, and it deserves as much recognition as the fiction.