New Delhi: The year 2020 was a tough one. We not only saw a sharp rise in the cases of Covid-19 patients and deaths but also witnessed a steep rise in violence and crime against women and children.
Amid this shadow of the pandemic, there were many women who continued to battle social problems, gender-based crime and there were several others who helped women and children in distress. This International Women’s Day, The420.in along with Noida-based NGO Root64 Infosec Research Foundation is conducting a pan-India online survey to acknowledge the efforts of women who have made a difference in the online world and made the digital world safer.
In this open-source online survey, you can self-nominate yourself or recommend the name of your favourite domain experts under the following category:
1: Leading Women Activists/Influencers and Volunteers: Self-nominate yourself or recommend the name of your favourite social activist. Under this category, you can nominate – NGO heads, social workers, philanthropists, public personalities, influencers and volunteers who have helped in curbing crime against women and worked at grassroot level to change the situation.
2: Leading Women Cyber Cops: Self-nominate yourself or recommend the name of your favourite women cops, IPS officers, defence personnel or cyber investigators. Under this category, you can nominate – any law enforcement officer from a state, paramilitary or defence personnel of any rank who have cracked a major cybercrime case.
3: Leading Women Cyber Security Experts (Cyber Law/Cyber forensic/Cybersecurity/CISO): Self-nominate yourself or recommend the name of your favourite hackers/cyber experts, cyber lawyers. Under this category, you can nominate — Ethical Hackers, Bug Bounty Hunters, cyber lawyers, Cyber Security Researchers, Trainers, Apps and Open Source Project Developers and InfoSec Community Leaders.
4: Leading Women Civil Servants: Under this category, self nominate or recommend the name of your favourite bureaucrats who have helped in framing policy or implementation of schemes related to digital literacy, crime against child and women or women safety.
5: Leading Women Corporate Leaders: Under this category, self nominate yourself or recommend the name of your favourite corporate heads, owner of a company, entrepreneurs etc who spearheaded digital awareness, cybersecurity or women related issues within the office and beyond.
Link of the survey: https://forms.gle/iwe4vGGtwHKN38E67
The result of leading women in cyberspace will be announced on International Women’s Day (IWD) ie 8 March. The last date of nomination is March 6, 2021, 11:59 PM.
Our Past Survey: CQ 100: Meet India’s Most Influential Cyber Warriors