The G20 Conference on Crime and Security in the Age of NFTs, AI, and Metaverse is set to commence today in Gurugram, Haryana. The inaugural session will feature an address by Union Home and Cooperation Minister, Amit Shah. The conference, spanning two days, will conclude tomorrow with a valedictory session delivered by Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister, Ashwini Vaishnav.
According to the Home Ministry, Minister Amit Shah will launch the Cyber Volunteer Squads, comprised of specially identified volunteers from seven premier educational institutions in India. These volunteers will play a crucial role in generating cyber awareness, identifying and reporting harmful content, and providing technical assistance to create a safer cyber environment. Additionally, Minister Shah will inaugurate an exhibition and release the Conference Medallion.
The conference has brought together over 900 distinguished individuals from G20 countries, as well as representatives from special invitee countries, international organizations, technology leaders, and experts. They have gathered in Cyber City Gurugram to discuss strategies to protect the digital space and the interconnected world from evolving cyber threats. The event provides a unique opportunity to establish global partnerships for a secure cyberspace, considering the challenges posed by cybercrime in the era of Non-Fungible Tokens, Artificial Intelligence, and the Metaverse.
Throughout the conference, participants will engage in extensive deliberations across six technical sessions, covering topics such as Internet Governance, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Packet Inspection security, the potential of Extended Reality, the Metaverse and the Future of Digital Ownership, Connecting the Dots, and the Criminal Use of Information and Communications Technology.
The G20 Conference serves as a platform for collaborative efforts in tackling the growing complexities of cybercrime. By fostering discussions and sharing insights, the conference aims to enhance global cybersecurity and promote a safer digital landscape for all.